One of Qatar's longest-standing stadiums located within the sporting hub of the country, the Khalifa International Stadium is iconic! The stadium is situated amongst many other leisure destinations that are within proximity.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team is here with a list of places that can be visited near the Khalifa International Stadium.
Amongst the many other museums under the Qatar Museums umbrella, the 3-2-1 museum distinguishes itself by being dedicated to sports.
This one-of-a-kind interactive museum pays homage to the culture of sport on a local and global level, with galleries displaying pieces of art that are momentous to the history and heritage of sports.
One of the most symbolic properties of Qatar, the Torch Doha is a 5-star hotel correlated to the country's sporting and hosting success. Torch Doha came to life in 2006 where it got its shape from the colossal torch it represented and was iconic to the 15th Asian Games the country hosted.
The hotel boasts of being one of the tallest hotels in the country offering spectacular views.
Dinner at their revolving restaurant, Three Sixty, would be a memorable experience or try out the afternoon tea at the Torch Tea Garden.
The iCONIC 2022 building is dedicated to the World Cup 2022 and with a front and aerial view that reads 2022. The hub now retails various hip restaurants, cafés, a chocolatier, and a convenient supermarket.
The Venetian interiors this mall displays will leave you awestruck, wondering if you are still in Qatar. Home to numerous brands, you can get your shopping fix here and make it fun by riding the Gondola, which sails on the canal that flows across the mall.
The mall offers other family-friendly activities, including an indoor theme park known as Gondolania, an ice rink, a bowling alley, go-karting and a cinema.
Hyatt Plaza has been a long-standing family-friendly destination in Qatar. The theme park within the mall, known as 'Jungle Zone', is quite a popular spot among kids in Doha.
The mall is also home to multiple retail outlets, a variety of restaurants, plus a food court to cater to everyone.
Walking distance away from the Khalifa International Stadium is this park that gives you a breath of fresh air amidst the city bustle. A man-made lake, built-to-purpose walking tracks, abundant greenery, cottage-like eateries & more make this an ideal spot for a picnic or a relaxing walk.
Are you looking to keep kids engaged and entertained? KidZania Doha has you sorted with simulated real-life experiences. Let kids explore and identify what they love doing in this miniature kids' city by trying out being a doctor, pilot, firefighter and more!
It is also a great spot to host birthday parties.
If you are a horse enthusiast, not very far from the stadium sits the Qatar Equestrian Federation, which hosts many horse races and is also a training institute for horse riding.
The location is a five-minute drive from the stadium, where you can take a stroll and watch a race if you are lucky.
You could even just have a cup of coffee at the café within the property.
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