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Welcome to Doha

A spectacular skyline welcomes you to Doha, Qatar’s thriving coastal capital on the Arabian peninsula. Get ready to experience one of the Middle East’s most enchanting cities and feel more than ever before. 

Doha, a magical gateway to Qatar 

Our capital is a melting pot of over 94 nationalities that welcomes visitors with open arms. Doha is the ideal place to start your journey of exploring all that Qatar has to offer. 

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Discover more excitement in Doha

From food festivals and mesmerising museums to dune bashing and camel races – the city of Doha offers riveting activities, events and excursions to enjoy on your visit.

Mo Amer Live in Doha
23 May
Lifestyle
Qatar National Convention Center

Mo Amer Live in Doha

Mo Amer to perform live in Doha, with Amal Taleb opening act

Amir Cup Final
24 May
Sports
Education City Stadium

Amir Cup Final

Tickets for the Final match of Amir Cup are now available!

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

International Museum Day: Shapes and Structures Workshop
22 May
Workshop
Museum of Islamic Art

International Museum Day: Shapes and Structures Workshop

Join MIA’s Art of Islamic Pattern workshop in collaboration with sculptor and geometric artist Adam Williamson to celebrate this International Museum Day.

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition
22 May To 15 Jun
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition

This exhibition features a wide collection of rare and distinctive Moroccan stamps and coins

Musical Concert
23 May
Music
Katara Cultural Village

Musical Concert

A Musical Concert by the Omani artist the cellist Maryam Al-Manjia

Clay Fair
23 May To 24 May
Art & Culture
Heenat Salma Farm

Clay Fair

The event aims to gather clay enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds, raising curiosity and awareness about the art of pottery

Overlap DIY (Do It Yourself)
23 May
Workshop
Fire Station

Overlap DIY (Do It Yourself)

Get ready for a groundbreaking experience as we proudly present Overlap’s first DIY (Do It Yourself) Workshop

Amir Cup Final
24 May
Sports
Education City Stadium

Amir Cup Final

Tickets for the Final match of Amir Cup are now available!

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition
22 May To 15 Jun
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition

This exhibition features a wide collection of rare and distinctive Moroccan stamps and coins

Clay Fair
23 May To 24 May
Art & Culture
Heenat Salma Farm

Clay Fair

The event aims to gather clay enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds, raising curiosity and awareness about the art of pottery

Al Shaqab League
24 May
Lifestyle
Longines Indoor Arena, Al Shaqab

Al Shaqab League

The time has finally come to crown the champions of the Al Shaqab League

Bruckner Meets Mozart
24 May
Art & Culture
Qatar National Convention Center

Bruckner Meets Mozart

Experience the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in a captivating performance featuring masterpieces by Mozart and Bruckner.

The Smart Manufacturing Exhibition
25 May To 30 May
Free
Business
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

The Smart Manufacturing Exhibition

An international trade exhibition to showcase the forefront of technological advancements and innovations in the field of smart manufacturing.

Storytime for Children
25 May
Family
3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Storytime for Children

Join us once a month for our Storytelling Programme, where captivating stories come alive

Mo Amer Live in Doha
23 May
Lifestyle
Qatar National Convention Center

Mo Amer Live in Doha

Mo Amer to perform live in Doha, with Amal Taleb opening act

Amir Cup Final
24 May
Sports
Education City Stadium

Amir Cup Final

Tickets for the Final match of Amir Cup are now available!

Project Qatar 2024
27 May To 30 May
Free
Business
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

Project Qatar 2024

Join us in the 20th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition & Conference at DECC

Maz Jobrani Mr. International Comedy Tour
29 May
Lifestyle
W Doha Hotel

Maz Jobrani Mr. International Comedy Tour

Discover the latest comedy show by Maz Jobrani, as part of his international comedy tour for this season. 

Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2024
29 Nov To 01 Dec
Sports
Lusail International Circuit

Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2024

Be ready to enjoy an exhilarating round of the Formula 1 World Championship at the Lusail International Circuit!

Doha Jewellery And Watches Exhibition 2025
05 May To 11 May
Lifestyle
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

Doha Jewellery And Watches Exhibition 2025

Mark your calendars! A world of luxury and elegance awaits you at the twenty-first edition of the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 💎

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

Aghani Al Mosalsalat
31 Aug To 02 Sep
Entertainment
Qatar National Convention Center

Aghani Al Mosalsalat

A journey in the midst of Gulf and Arab artistic memory that takes us back to the seventies.

Indulge in Doha’s world-class cuisine and hospitality 

Doha’s hospitality and variety of cuisines are what foodie dreams are made of. Get a taste of local delicacies and explore world-renowned restaurants.

Doha | The Enchanting Capital of Qatar

Stopover experience 

Planning a quick stopover in Doha? Experience the essence of Qatar’s capital on your visit with ready-made packages at some of the best hotels in Doha that will make you fall in love with our country. 

Doha | The Enchanting Capital of Qatar

Discover Doha through the ages  

With a history that stretches back millennia, Doha has gone from humble beginnings as a small port town in the 1820s to the modern metropolis that it is today. 

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Frequently asked questions about Doha 

Hamad International Airport is about 14 kilometres from the city, so it will take you just 20 minutes by car.

Qatar is on Arabia Standard Time (AST), UTC +3.

Doha is one of the world’s safest cities, and you should have no problems exploring it on foot. There are plenty of walking routes dotted around the city – areas like the Doha Corniche, Msheireb Downtown and The Pearl-Qatar are particularly well-suited to pedestrians, with many museums and sights to explore.

It’s not expected of visitors to wear the traditional Qatari attire or be fully covered in Doha, but it's advised to wear modest clothing as a show of respect towards the local culture. 

Throughout Qatar, drinking in public is prohibited. In Doha, you will find licensed restaurants, bars and hotels that sell alcohol to visitors over the age of 21. 

Plan your trip to Doha 

Explore the contemporary yet culture-rich city of Doha, where you can fill your days with activities like fine dining at world-class restaurants, exploring art and ancient artefacts at the city’s museums, wandering the streets of Souq Waqif, and soaking up the sun at luxurious beaches. Doha is a destination that offers it all. 

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FEEL MORE. FEEL MORE. FEEL MORE.

FEEL MORE. FEEL MORE. FEEL MORE.

FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL

Take a look at Doha through the eyes of its visitors.               

Doha | The Enchanting Capital of Qatar
Doha | The Enchanting Capital of Qatar