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Posted On: 31 July 2019 02:41 pm
Updated On: 9 December 2019 09:32 am

Ten beautiful parks to visit in Qatar

Khadiza Begum
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Qatar is home to many beautiful parks with a pleasant environment. But how many parks have you visited? To help you decide which to pick for your family, we’ve put together a list of some truly beautiful parks in Qatar.

1. Aspire Park

Location: Google Map

Aspire Park
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It is one of the most famous parks in Qatar. It covers an area of 88 hectares, and is the Doha's biggest park too. The park with its lush green ground offers refreshment to every age group. There are beautiful fountains, playgrounds for children, running tracks for joggers and other family friendly fun features. There is also an artificial lake consisting of paddled boats, which is present at the backdrop of mesmerizing green hills. All these world-class facilities attract people to visit this park, especially during weekends and evenings.

2. MIA Park

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MIA Park
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Museum of Islamic Art Park, or MIA Park, is one of the iconic parks in Qatar, which is located around the Museum of Islamic Art and the Arabian Gulf. It has the perfect setting to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic beauty – there is wonderful museum on one side, and a mesmerizing sea on the other side. The park consists of plying areas for children, which are installed with modern equipment such as separate areas for children of different age groups. It is also famous for its MIA bazaar, and cultural events and music performances.

3. Hotel Park Doha

Location: Google Map

Hotel Park Doha
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Hotel Park brings something different to Doha. Amid the hustle and bustle of Doha’s life, families can now gather to enjoy abundant green spaces, fresh air, child-friendly play areas, delicious food and modern, accessible facilities. Located at West Bay business district, the park’s sophisticated design and distinct architecture offers a unique visitor experience. If you want to find a quiet area to read by the water gardens or picnic under the shade of a Date Palm, Hotel Park is the best place to be!

4. Al Bidda Park

Location: Google Map

Al Bidda Park

It’s the Qatar's very first pet-friendly public park which reopened its doors in the beginning of this year. The park hosts well-manicured gardens, lush greenery spaces, barbeque stations, basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts; jogging, walking, and bicycle paths; an amphitheater as well as underground parking that can accommodate 6,000 vehicles. The park also has several playgrounds furnished with commercial-grade play sets like slides, seesaw, merry-go-round, playhouses, spring rider, and even zip lines!

5. Al Wakrah Park

Location: Google Map

Al Wakrah Park

The park is situated at the end of Al Aurobia Street which is near Al Wakra beach. It’s a large landscaped park with different beautiful ornamental plants, flower gardens, palm as well as olive trees. The key features include shaded sitting areas, a children's play zone and a large pool next to the cafeteria.

6. Dahl al Hamam Park

Location: Google Map

Dahl al Hamam Park
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Dahl Alhamam Garden is located in Khalifa northern City in the area of Dahl Alhamam at the intersection of Almarkhia street with the Arab University street which is one of the most popular parks in the city, especially due to the world-class facilities provided for the children. It has three playgrounds that makes this park a rage among kids. Besides the beautiful playgrounds, kids can indulge in other activities such as football, basketball or skateboarding. Another notable feature of this park is availability of free Wi-Fi. And you would like to grab some snacks, there is also a large café which is situated by the park's main entrance.

7. Al Khor Park

Location: Google Map

Al Khor Park
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It's the perfect destination for those who want to spend some quality time away from the city rush. The 240,000sqm park features a zoo, a waterfall and a battery-operated train, a spacious restaurant, mosque, museum, mini golf area, wall mural, skating area, children’s play area, basketball court, food kiosks, drinking fountain, and an amphitheater.

8. Barzan Olympic Park

Location: Google Map

Barzan Olympic Park

Located across the Al Shamal Road and inaugurated in 2012, Barzan Olympic Park is, undoubtedly, one of the complete parks in Qatar. The park has all the sport facilities and equipment to make it a dream destination for the kids as well as grown-ups who are interested in mainstream sports. There are areas for playground and picnic spot, cycling tracks for families along with an artificial lake and fountain. Besides, there are many attractive sport facilities for playing table tennis, floor chess, football and tennis.

9. Oxygen Park

Location: Google Map

Oxygen park
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Oxygen Park at Education City is a unique park features 117 types of plants sprawled over more than 130,000 square metres. It has a covered walkway, running track, gardens, equestrian track and a sports pitch.

10. Al Legtaifiya Park

Location: Google Map

Al Legtaifiya Park

This family park is spread over 27,500 square metres of green spaces. One of the most important features of this park is a playground for children with special needs. The other features of the park include a football pitch with artificial turf, a basketball court, a rubber running track, lightning poles and outdoor exercise equipment. Moreover, the park is also embellished with beautiful palm trees, olive trees as well as seasonal flowers while its water system is connected to the central irrigation control system. Additionally, the park is also embellished with beautiful palm trees, olive trees as well as seasonal flowers while its water system is connected to the central irrigation control system.

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