Discover Doha, the pearl emirate
Travel to the capital of Qatar, a city which combines its special architecture with the blue of the Persian Gulf that frames it creates an impressive image that includes countless treasures waiting for you to discover.
Wander around the center of this big city, feel the cosmopolitan air and admire one by one the special buildings whose form varies from skyscrapers with futuristic architecture, to picturesque white houses that testify to the tradition of the place. Head to the Al-Corniche seafront promenade for locals and visitors to the capital, and enjoy a long but refreshing walk under the palm trees, overlooking the sea and overlooking Doha.
Organize an excursion to the famous Pearl Island, the artificial island which will give you a different aura and a special character in your trip. An island inspired by the Mediterranean,
it will steal your heart with its canals, bridges and colorful architecture that will remind you of pictures. Of course, if you travel to Doha and can not miss a visit to its famous museums, which promise you an endless journey to other eras and other cultures through their diverse exhibits.
Head to the Museum of Islamic Art, which in addition to its works of art will impress you with its impressive appearance that looks like floating in the water and do not forget to visit the National Museum which stands out for the innovation of its aesthetics and architecture.
Complete your day with a walk to the famous traditional Waqif market which invites you to get to know one by one the stalls with the spices, aromas and traditional goodies of the place.
Food and local cuisine
If you are a fan of good food, then you will definitely love the gastronomic culture of the city. Influenced by various Middle Eastern countries, with various elements of Turkish, Syrian and Lebanese cuisine, in Doha you will find a wide variety of dishes cooked with plenty of spices and taste. Try their traditional kebab and falafel and discover the wide variety of flavors that are based on rice, vegetables and meat.
Best time to visit Doha
The best time to visit Doha is from November to March, as temperatures fluctuate at more normal levels.
How to use transportation in Doha
Transfer from/to Doha
In Doha you can travel by air from Athens and Thessaloniki as it has its own airport just 4 km from the city center. You can get to the center by bus or taxi.
Transportation in the capital is served only by buses, which run frequently to all destinations, while you can issue a multi-route card (3-7 euros) for your own convenience. Another popular way to get around Doha is by taxi as it is an economical solution.