ENTERTAINMENT IN QATAR: WHERE TO GO, WHERE TO WALK AND RATE LOCAL SPECIALITIES
Corniche embankment. Walking walks along the waterfront, which stretches along the entire Gulf of Doha, allow you to admire the impressive city skyline, downtown skyscrapers, have a snack in cafes and restaurants. In the evening from the Corniche, you can cruise on the traditional wooden Dhow boats.
Qatar Cultural Center (Katara Cultural Village) Is a specially designed cultural and entertainment area, located on an area 99 hectares on the shore of the western bay.
Impressive amphitheater, modern theater, opera building, multipurpose hall, libraries, galleries and lecture halls will be of interest to tourists, interested in the history and culture of the Middle East. All buildings in the area are designed in traditional Arabic style.
Besides the program of numerous cultural events, featuring performances by leading local and foreign artists (including the famous Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra), performances, concerts, film festivals, Qatar Cultural Center (Katara Cultural Village) - independent entertainment center.
With a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, it is a popular place for social and family fun.
Other notable buildings include the Bird Towers and two traditional mosques, alone – with rich Iranian ornaments, and the other – lined with gold tiles.
The spacious beach is also popular in Doha, ideal for family vacations and water sports.
Doe Boats. These are wooden boats, on which the Qataris went out for fish or pearl extraction. Today on such a boat you can take an evening cruise, eat Arabic cuisine and listen to oriental music.
Camel Race A separate track built in Qatar, where special breeds of cross-country camels compete and even a special championship is held under the patronage of the local emir. Modern technology goes side by side with ancient traditions in this sport - camels are controlled by robotic jockeys, made of titanium and controlled by remote control.
Al Shaqab Equestrian Center. The center specializes in breeding purebred Arabian horses. Here you can not only admire the beautiful Arabian horses, but attend their dressage events.
Desert Safari. Qatar has some of the largest sand dunes in the Middle East: their height reaches 50 m. This geographic feature allows for extreme adventures.: through the desert by 4WD SUV or off-road bike. You can also ride a camel or go down the dunes on a sandboard or drive a buggy. You can go to the desert as part of one-day, evening and night excursions with camping.
Khor al-Adaid Inland Sea. Safari often includes a trip to the 'inland sea' of Khor al-Adaid, which is about 60 kilometers southeast of Doha. This nature reserve with its own ecosystem is recognized as a UNESCO heritage site and is one of the few places in the world, where the sea penetrates deep into the heart of the desert.