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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.

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala
02 Mar
Music
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala

Qatar Airways presents the Middle Eastern icon, the artist Assala, in an exceptional musical evening at Katara.

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.

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk
24 Feb To 28 Feb
Free
Art & Culture
Sahat Al Nakheel, Msheireb

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk

Hermès sets off to meet the public with Le Monde d'Hermès Magazine's traveling kiosk in Doha!

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

Luminous Festival
21 Feb To 02 Mar
Free
Family
Al Sa'ad Plaza

Luminous Festival

Luminous Lusail promises exciting light shows, live music, and family fun on Lusail Boulevard.

Doha Expo 2023
02 Oct 23 To 28 Mar 24
Free
Business
Al Bidda Park

Doha Expo 2023

The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa.

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala
02 Mar
Music
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala

Qatar Airways presents the Middle Eastern icon, the artist Assala, in an exceptional musical evening at Katara.

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.

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

Luminous Festival
21 Feb To 02 Mar
Free
Family
Al Sa'ad Plaza

Luminous Festival

Luminous Lusail promises exciting light shows, live music, and family fun on Lusail Boulevard.

Doha Expo 2023
02 Oct 23 To 28 Mar 24
Free
Business
Al Bidda Park

Doha Expo 2023

The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa.

Teeb AlHazm 9th Edition
27 Feb To 09 Mar
Lifestyle
Al Hazm

Teeb AlHazm 9th Edition

Unveiling Teeb Al Hazm 9th edition where art of perfumery meets luxury.

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2024
08 Mar To 10 Mar
Sports
Lusail International Circuit

MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2024

Feel the thrill at Qatar MotoGP as top riders compete under dazzling lights for victory at Lusail International Circuit!

Qatar Economic Forum 2024
14 May To 16 May
Business
To be confirmed

Qatar Economic Forum 2024

The Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, is the Middle East's premier event for global business and investment, offering fresh insights on top economic issues for CEOs and world leaders in Doha.

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

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.

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk
24 Feb To 28 Feb
Free
Art & Culture
Sahat Al Nakheel, Msheireb

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk

Hermès sets off to meet the public with Le Monde d'Hermès Magazine's traveling kiosk in Doha!

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

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