As the capital and crown jewel of Qatar, Doha is a truly cosmopolitan city that has recently come into its own as a giant of regional tourism. It is a delight to tourists from around the world who are looking for history and culture alongside modern luxury and dazzling views. Opportunities in Doha climb as high as the skyscrapers themselves, and Doha hotels provide the perfect vantage point to see it all. Book cheap Doha flights now to experience one of the world's finest examples of Arabian opulence.
Walk along the Doha Corniche, the waterfront promenade, and gaze at the countless buildings that come together to form Doha's futuristic skyline. However, as Qatar's cultural center, the city has much more to offer. The Museum of Islamic Art is a must-see for art aficionados, as is the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and the incredible Museum of Orientalists, home to a large and rare collection. If you're curious about Qatar outside of Doha, be sure to visit the Doha Heritage Village, which is based on a traditional Qatari village and features activities like weaving and pearl trading. Finally, Doha is surrounded by fine beaches; start your day at the cheap hotels in Doha, but spend your day at the beach. There are also plenty of high-end malls, but one of the city's best spots is the Souq Waqif. Near the port, Qatari crafts and jewelry comprise much of the wares sold in this historic market.
Qatari cuisine is one-of-a-kind, and Doha is the perfect place to taste it. Savor delicious hummus as an appetizer and machbous for the main course—a savory spiced stew with either meat or fish. Indulge in mehalabiya for dessert—an unforgettable rosewater and pistachio pudding. You can also sample almonds and dates, which are considered locally grown delicacies.
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