Golfing in Doha – Tee Off in Style

Ever heard of all-year-round golf courses? Golfers can rejoice because there are plenty of those in Doha! Read on to uncover what you can expect before your tee-off time in Doha.

Central Accommodation

Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, why not stay at one of the best hotels in Doha? With many choices of resorts, such as Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli offer comfortable and convenient stays so you’re never too far away from a golf course too!

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Beautiful Courses

The natural landscape of Doha makes for some stunning and unforgettable courses. From dunes, dramatic cliff edges and stunning ocean views, a walk around some of these courses will make you want to take up golf just for the views!

Doha Golf Club

Come and take a swing at the premier golf course in the country, the Doha Golf Club! This 18-hole course has been designed in keeping with international standards, and is perfect for both professional and avid golfers alike!

Education City Golf Club

Yet another club to visit is the Education City Golf Club. With plenty of facilities to challenge both professional and amateur players, this club is a must-visit when playing golf in Doha. There are also additional 6- and 9-hole courses for golfers to practice their swings before they tee off.

Tourism in Doha

The city of Doha is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of Qatar. Here’s some more information and a few places you can visit during your time there!

Overview
Considered as a ‘world city’ by the Globalisation and World Cities Research Network and in 2015, Doha was considered one of the ‘New7Winders Cities. The majority of the population living in Doha are Muslims, however, you’ll also find plenty of Catholics in the city.

Museum of Islamic Art
Boasting a world-class collection that spans 1400 years, the Museum of Islamic Art allows it’s visitors to gain a broad insight into the world of art, together with its rich history. Just 11 minutes from Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli and other such hotels in Doha, Qatar, this museum is quite an experience.

Souq Waqif
Your trip to Doha is incomplete if you do not visit Souq Waqif, a vibrant complex with an atmosphere that’s unmatched. Built on an ancient market site, Souq Waqif is known to be the social heart of Doha. The market is a true journey to the past, showing the old Qatari village lifestyle in the best way possible.

Doha Corniche
If you’re looking for just a relaxing stroll, the Doha Corniche is the answer. The corniche was built to reach from one end of the city to the other, the view from the corniche is amazing!

Art Galleries in Doha, Qatar

If you are staying in one of the hotels in Doha and hope to take a couple of days to explore, make sure that you put the famous art galleries into your list. Here are a few you can consider.

1. Museum of Islamic Art
Called the Mathaf Al-Fann Al-Islami, the Museum of Islamic Art was built in 2008 and holds works of art taken from across central Asia and the Middle East.

2. National Museum of Qatar
Considered one of the most important places to learn of the culture of Qatar, the National Museum of Qatar. It was designed by Jean Nouvel who is an award-winning French architect.

3. Arab Museum of Modern Art
Considered the hub of modern and contemporary Arabian art, the Arab Museum of Art is situated about 15 km away from Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli. You could incorporate it into your adventures for a day.

4. ALRIWAQ
A non-collection-based exhibition space was built in 2010 and is very closely situated to the Museum of Islamic Art. It has played host to some of the most famous art shows and continues to put Doha on the map when it comes to international art exhibitions.

5. Katara Art Centre
Dedicated to showcasing art and culture in a modern and contemporary sense. The Katara Art Centre and Cultural Village is a place by the sea full of art spaces, music stages and eateries. Experience the culture of the Qatari.

 

Top Tourist Places to Visit in Doha

If you are planning to visit the stunning city of Doha, you really should include the sites which are described in the article below into your travel itinerary.

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Souq Waqif

Souq Waqif is one of the most remarkable attractions in Doha. You will be able to take in the incredible sights of the region as you take a casual stroll along its winding pathways. The culture of the land is aptly displayed in every corner of this stunning destination. You will be able to reach it with immense ease as you stay at centrally located hotels in Doha Qatar. You can consider staying at hotels like Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli to make the most of your travel experience.

Al-Corniche

Al-Corniche is yet another fascinating attraction that really should not be missed when travelling in Doha. This magnificent seaside promenade stretches alluringly for several kilometres, offering breathtaking views of Doha Bay. It is a perfect place to spend a casual evening with your loved ones.

Falcon Souq

Falconry in Doha is incredibly popular. You can enjoy a delightful cultural experience as you visit the famous Falcon Souq in Doha. There is also a falcon hospital located in close proximity to the market which provides information about these beautiful birds.

Fanar
You will be able to learn interesting details about Islamic Arts at the famous Fanar, which is a beautiful spiral mosque.