What to See in Qatar
Al Zubarah | Barzan Towers | Camel Racing | Dhow Workshop | Doha Zoo | Heritage Village | Inland Sea | National Museum | Ras Abrouq Peninsula Rumeila Park | Sheik Faisal Museum | Singing Dunes | Things To Do | Umm Slal Mohammed
Activities and Sightseeing in Qatar
This former Ottoman fort can be seen on the edges of Souq Waqif.
The mangroves swamps located at the mouth of this estuary make a welcome change of scenery from the desert, as well as being the home to a range of wildlife.
This superb if not very old fort was in active use until a few short years ago.
Read about and see pictures of the watch towers built by the founder of the Qatar Nation.
Sail across the desert to the Inland Sea with this exciting new sport that is hitting the Qatar beaches.
Until recently, unscrupulous owners used child jockeys bought from traffickers to race their camels. Now, though, you can see the camels raced by their replacements - robots.
Read about this trip through Qatar's towering sand dunes to Qatar's most impressive natural asset - Qatar's Inland Sea.
Located in Al Rayyan, this zoo has both animals from the Gulf and more from more far flung countries although they have avoided penguins and polar bears for obvious reasons.
The Entertainment City is going to be a massive hotel, shopping, entertainment and residential complex featuring a snow dome, canals and water taxis connecting different parts of the city and even a rain forest. Don't get too excited, though, as it is not likely to be ready until 2012.
The Heritage village on Doha's Corniche offers a glimpse into a fast vanishing past.
Qatar's most impressive natural asset only accessible with a four wheel drive.
The Museum of Islamic Arts
With an impressive art collection funded by Qatar's huge coffers, under a buying spree directed by Sheikh Saud, The Museum of Islamic stands on its own artifical island a short distance from Doha's corniche.
An overview and introduction to Qatar's newest museum.
This former palace has officially been shut for several years, although they did let us in when we visited. There are big plans for the place for the future.
Where to go to watch a film, and how to find out what is on.
This fascinating natural parl is home to wildlife, strange limestone formations, and oasis and more.
Take the children to the play area or stroll by the water gardens in this superb family park on Doha's Corniche.
Finally a place in Qatar that showcases Qatar and Arabic art.
This huge private collection is without a doubt the best museum in Qatar.
Hear a rare natural phenomenon - when the weather is right!
Stuck for something to do? Read our list of Things to Do in Qatar for ideas.
Not just home to the Barzan Towers this small town has fascinating ruins and even a small stream.
Qatar's upcoming super duper water park.