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Posted On: 9 August 2022 05:30 pm
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7 reasons why you should visit Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar has so much to offer to its visitors. From many activities to first-class shopping and eating experiences, you will not run out of things to see and do here.

The (ILQ) team is here to tell you why you should add Qatar to the list of places to travel to! See you soon!

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

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The biggest tournament in football - the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ - will take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022. This is the first World Cup that will be played in winter, with a total of 32 teams participating. Did you know that the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is happening in the Arab world for the first time?

Visit Qatar for the World Cup, enjoy the matches and while you're at it, explore this beautiful country too!

    Unique cuisines and dining experiences

    Al Terrace Georgian Cuisine
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    Qatar is an amalgamation of many cultures, and here, you can find and enjoy many cuisines. There will be something new to try for anyone who comes to Qatar!

    Looking for unique food experiences? Be served by a robot, enjoy food in an ice lounge, and savour a farm-to-table experience!

    Unbeatable art & museums

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    The museums in Qatar are world-class and allow visitors to dive into and understand the country's history, culture and heritage. The art of this country is also very rich, and you will have the opportunity to spot many public art installations spread around the city by world-renowned artists.

    Not only that, did you know that Hamad International Airport (HIA) also houses many of these public art installations? Don't forget to check them out too!

    Amazing places to see & things to do

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    Are you a water baby, a city lover, or want to try some desert activities? There's something for everyone in Qatar! Here are some activities you can explore:

    • City: majlis experience, tour the city, explore the beautiful parks, watch camel racing, take a dhow ride, buy souvenirs, try henna, visit the amazing mosques, etc
    • Water: try jet skiing, whale shark watching (when in season), take a yacht out to the sea at The Pearl-Qatar, try kayaking etc.
    • Desert: desert safari, overnight camping and glamping, riding a camel, desert rose crystal spotting, etc.

    Apart from these, you can also explore the city's outskirts and see what they offer!

    Ultimate shopping destination

    Doha Festival City
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    With several malls, Doha is a shopper's delight. Shop the latest trends and explore from budget-friendly shopping places to high-end retail shops. It's time to get your shopping bags ready as you are in for a treat!

    Awesome adventure activities and theme parks

    Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park at Salwa Beach Resort
    Lenny's Lagoon at the waterpark.

    If you like the rush of adrenaline now and then, you must check out some of the country's adventure activities and theme parks. From a water park, and an indoor theme park, to many amazing adventure-related things to do here, let us know which one was your favourite!

    You can also try out some exciting air activities like taking a gyroplane flight, paratriking, helicopter ride, sightseeing flights, hot air balloon ride and more! Are you excited?

    Iconic landmarks

    Things Qatar 2022 visitors must try
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    Qatar is home to some iconic landmarks that you shouldn't miss seeing. Some of them include the iconic Doha skyline, Souq Waqif, the Corniche, Katara Cultural Village, Aspire Park, the Qatar National Library, Msheireb Downtown Doha and more.

    While visiting each of these places, you can also explore the surrounding areas and pristine beaches!


      Are you planning to visit Qatar soon? What are some of the things you want to do the most here? Let us know in the comments section, do share this article - it keeps us going!