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Best things to do in Qatar

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“A Venice style shopping mall with a lot to offer. Has its own Gondola rides.”
11 locals recommend
Establishment
“Qtel - You can sort out your sim card here. Carrefour for groceries. Wagamama, chillies, Paul, Mcdonalds, Sugar and Spice.. Apple, superdry, Rayban store, 51 East, Reebok, Adidas and loads more.”
4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great place to relax. Hosts the Park Bazaar during cooler climates on weekends. You have to walk till the end of the park for the MIA Park Cafe which offers a great view of the Doha Skyline.”
1 local recommends
Flea Market
“A must see! If you just have a few hours to spare in Doha, this is the place to go. You'll get food, culture, arts, music, social scene, shopping all in one place! This place just sums up Qatar. If you're up to it, find secret passage ways that could lead you to the best street dining in Qatar! Even more perfect for your instagram ;)”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Katara is a cultural village in Doha, Qatar. It is located on the eastern coast between West Bay and the Pearl. Katara was born out of a long held vision to position the State of Qatar as a cultural beacon a lighthouse of art, radiating in the Middle East through theatre, literature, music, visual art, conventions and exhibitions. This village shall be a glimpse of the future of a world where people of different cultural backgrounds overcome their national boundaries and embrace common causes to promote a united humanity. Katara is where the grace of the past meets the splendour of the future.”
1 local recommends
Premise
“City Center Doha a subsidiary of Aamal Company Q.P.S.C. is the leading retail and leisure destination in Qatar attracting over 70,000 visitors during holidays and peak times. City Center Doha is one of the largest shopping center in Qatar and one of the biggest in the region. City Center is in the heart of the economic district of Doha in West Bay, 25 minutes far away from the Hamad International Airport. Shopping mall building is connected to three international hotels, Shangri-La Doha, Marriot Marquis Hotel and Rotana City Center Hotel.”
3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Its like a place where everyone goes to chill out, eat good food, have some fun. It also has art centers & plenty of other activities on a regular basis.”
6 locals recommend
Park
“Large recreational park with a lot of interesting areas to see. Bicycle rental available and running/walking tracks too.”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
“ At any time of day, Souq Waqif is always bustling with people walking around the alleys window-shopping or enjoying their shisha with friends and family at restaurants. ”
7 locals recommend
Lodging
5 locals recommend
Hotel
“Issa the Thai restaurant here, is the best place to eat in town. A five minute walk away.”
4 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great food at their three outside restaurants - brunch on Fridays at Toro Toro (Gaucho-style Argentinian means). Great bar above from 7pm.”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The best place to view Doha skyline! We dare you to walk along the corniche from MIA to Sheraton Hotel, end to end ;) There'll be some traditional fishing boats called dhow turned to cruising boat if you fancy a boat ride.”
3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Souq Waqif is a park and market in Doha. The souq is noted for selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants and Shisha lounges. ”
2 locals recommend
Premise
“The W has some awesome restaurants and great happy hour deals! At La Spiga and Spice Market, if you order a happy hour drink (5:00-7:30) you get a free appetizer. Crystal lounge is a nice dance club.”
1 local recommends