Best Tourist Attraction Places

Best Tourist Attraction Places in Qatar

Qatar is fast developing as a major Mid-east destination, after opening its doors to tourism since 1989.Quatar houses major historic forts,modern luxury hotels impressive seascapes and sandunes and is home to the Al Jazeera headquarters, the Arab world's answer to CNN.

Doha, the capital of Quatar is located halfway down the east coast of peninsula. Doha is an important commercial and Cultural center and is connected in an excellent manner with the outside world through state-of-the art seaports, airports and telephone links.

Tourists can explore the natural environment of Qatar by taking an exciting desert safari, relaxing at the many beaches and pools or just enjoying their favourite sport, be it bowling alleys, tennis, snookers, billiards, golf courses, or ice skating rinks. There is something for everyone in this wonderful place.

The Kingdom of Aladdin is located at the West Bay area and comprises more than eighteen play features for all age groups. It also has an artificial lagoon, a rest house, a cafeteria and a theatre. It remains open Sunday through Friday, and Mondays and Wednesdays are dedicated for ladies and children under twelve.

The Al Rumaila Park is located on Doha Corniche with grass areas, restaurants, children rides and shopping facilities. It remains open round the clock. This beach is located on the southeastern part of the country, 78km from Doha. The Khor Al Udaid Beachis characterized by its excellent sand dunes that are as high as 40meters in certain locations. Other beaches include the Dukhan, Fuwairit and others.

Visitors to Qatar get to see the Oryx in its natural surroundings at the Oryx Farm, which is located at Shahaniya. Oryx, being the national animal of Quatar, one cannot find them in such large numbers anywhere else in the world. Arabia horses are well-known for their beauty. One gets to catch a glimpse of the Arab show and race horses that are pure-bred at the Al Shaqab Stud Farm. Other attraction is the Qatar Equestrian Club, where visitors come over to view its stables. Races and show-jumping events are held at the Rayyan Racing and Equestrian Club.

Eager shoppers can get whatever they wish for in the large shopping complexes or tiny stalls in the market. Doha, with facilities such as the Doha City Center, which is the largest shopping complex in the Middle East, offers brands of world-class reputation, in addition to various other exciting family facilities. In the markets, unlike in all other places, items are not marked with traditional price tags.