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Al Sanbouk Fish Market

Al Sanbouk Fish Market (Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel, Souq Waqif, Doha) — The dining experience promises a wide selection of high-quality, fresh fish, lobster, shrimps, crabs and other seafood, cooked to perfection in a variety of international cooking styles, such as Italian and Thai – a timeless appeal for all generations of seafood lovers. In […]

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Corniche

Corniche – this is a 7-kilometer-long waterfront promenade that faces Doha Bay. Running parallel to the Corniche is Corniche Street, a main thoroughfare which connects Doha’s emerging West Bay business district with the south of the city and Doha International Airport. This promenade is popular among walkers, bikers and joggers. In recent years, a number […]

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Bubbles on Two

Bubbles on Two (Radisson Blu Hotel, Rawdat Al Khail, Doha) – this Champagne and cocktail bar has almost got it right. The glass wall, wacky oversized armchairs and lounge curving bar are smart, but then there is also the usual collection of sofas which look like a job lot from Homes R Us. The cocktails […]

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Buses

Buses – The public transportation company known as Mowasalat started its public bus service for the first time in QATAR in October 2005 with new high standard vehicles. Mowasalat network has an outreach to cover all areas within the state of QATAR. Mowasalat public bus service is affordable in a wide range. These buses are […]

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Barzan Towers

Barzan Towers (Umm Salal Mohammed, 15 km. north of Doha) — built in 1910 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Jassim Al-Thani, these towers are located at the southern side of the defensive system established in the late 19th/early 20th century to protect the “raudah,” the valley where precious rainwater collects from adjacent higher ground. They link […]

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About Qatar

The small Persian Gulf state now known as Qatar was known as a maritime trading post for centuries, with commerce taking place between nearby Arabian territories and South Asian countries like India. Qatar’s profile was first raised in the modern global economy when then-European colonizer Great Britain discovered petroleum and other hydrocarbons within that country […]