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Posted On: 22 July 2022 09:00 am
Updated On: 4 September 2022 04:30 pm

Must visit places near Stadium 974

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Stadium 974 must visit places

Bringing to life the great innovations made in Qatar, Stadium 974 is a stadium unlike any other you've seen! The stadium is built to be sustainable from the materials used. The design of this stadium is inspired by Qatar’s worldwide trade and seafaring as it utilized shipping containers for its exterior.

Stadium 974 takes its name after Qatar's international dialling code: 974. It is also the same number of shipping containers used in constructing the stadium. The 40,000-seat stadium will be the first fully demountable tournament venue in FIFA World Cup™ history through the modular seats installed within.

Watching an intense match at Stadium 974 will be an experience you won't forget. Aside from the amazing time you'll spend in the stadium, there are many attractions perfect for your friends and family.

In this article, the ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has compiled several places to visit if you're near the stadium. Read on!

National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ)

Must visit places near Stadium 974
The National Museum of Qatar's amazing architectural design. Image credit: Shutterstock

Filled with thought-provoking exhibitions, galleries, and more, Qatar's National Museum showcases the rich art and culture of the country. Find public installations of sculptures and photographs to galleries and exhibits from local and international artists.

Do note that visiting the museum and exhibitions may need tickets or an online registration from the Qatar Museum's website.

You can also find restaurants and purchase souvenirs within the museum. The National Museum of Qatar is easily accessible through the National Museum of Qatar Metro Station using the Gold line.

  • Timings: 9 am to 7 pm
  • Entrance: Free
  • Phone: +974 4402 8888
  • Website: www.nmoq.org.qa

Museum of Islamic Art

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Learn about the history of Qatar through the Museum of Islamic Arts! Image credit: Museum of Islamic Arts

The Museum of Islamic Art presents Qatar's history and its Islamic roots through the collections, galleries, and exhibitions within the museum. Apart from the historical displays and information placed within the museum, the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA Park) also has a great park within its gates.

Note: The Museum of Islamic Art is set to open by Fall 2022. Admission fees are yet to be announced.

Perfect for playing around with little kids or hanging out with friends, MIA Park is open to anyone 24 hours a day. The park also offers a great view of the Doha skyline.

  • Timings: Fall 2022
  • Entrance: Yet to be announced
  • Phone: +974 4422 4444
  • Website: www.mia.org.qa

Box Park

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Take a trip to the Box Park and be intrigued by the innovative design of this park!

Shipping containers and food trucks, the box park is perfect for your Instagram feed! Overlooking the dhows and Stadium 974, the box park is a great place to chill at. Order delicious food from the food trucks, cafes, and restaurants in the box park and sit by the bay.

Related: Why you need to check out Doha's Box Park

You can also spend some time with the water activities available in the area!

  • Entrance: Free

Souq Waqif

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Find amazing Middle Eastern merchandise at the Souq Waqif! Image credit: Shutterstock

Get your souvenirs from one of the most well-known markets in Qatar, the Souq Waqif! A tourist spot and shopping hub in one, Souq Waqif gives you the chance to experience the traditional markets of Qatar through its picturesque streets. Be prepared to splurge as you pass the incredible Middle Eastern merchandise: spices, herbs, dates, and nuts to perfume, jewellery, clothing, and handicrafts!

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Reach the Souq Waqif easily through the Doha Metro Station's gold line!

  • Entrance: Free

Msheireb Downtown Doha

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Stroll along the streets of Msheireb Downtown and find picture-perfect spots in every corner! Image credit: Visit Qatar

Msheireb Downtown Doha is a modern space conveniently placed along the center of Doha. There are restaurants, shops, galleries, and a museum within Msheireb Downtown Doha. A trip to this tourist spot will definitely be worth it.

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Msheireb Downtown is easily accessible via the Msheireb station on the Doha Metro. You can also explore the downtown through the Msheireb Tram.

  • Entrance: Free

Al Bidda Park

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Let your children play at the playgrounds available in Al Bidda Park! Image credit: Al Bidda Park

Let your children tumble across the green grass and run in the kids' playgrounds at Al Bidda Park! Perfect for chilling and relaxing while taking in the cool breeze, Al Bidda park is one of Qatar's oldest parks.

The park is also pet friendly, expect to see adorable fur babies visiting the park. It can be easily accessed via the Doha Metro Station's Red and Green line.

Corniche

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Ride the dhow at the Corniche! Image credit: Visit Qatar

A seven-kilometer stretch overlooking the pristine waters of Qatar, the Corniche is a crescent-shaped walkway along the Doha Bay. Aside from the glimmering water, it also offers a great view of the Doha skyline.

Related: Top 5 iconic buildings in Doha along the Corniche

You could do many activities at the Corniche such as the dhow (traditional boats) rides that are readily available for a fee that will take you across Qatar's waters. The Pearl Monument, one of the favourite photo spots of tourists, is also at the Corniche!

Easily access the Corniche using the Doha Metro Station's Red Metro Line!

  • Entrance: Free

Places to eat

Must visit places near Stadium 974
Image credit: Al Liwan Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Sharq Village

Qatar has several restaurants you can choose from that would fit any mood! In the places mentioned below, you'll easily find restaurants that you can dine in. Below are some restaurants nearby Stadium 974.

Al Liwan

  • Cuisine: Levantine, International
  • Location: Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ras Abu Abboud Street, Doha
  • Instagram: @ritzcarltonsharqvillagedoha

Bayt Sharq

  • Cuisine: Qatari
  • Location: Bayt Sharq, 7HP3+27, Al Corniche Doha
  • Instagram: @baytsharq.qa

Iris Doha

  • Cuisine: International
  • Location: Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Doha
  • Instagram: @irisdoha

Misturado Lounge

  • Cuisine: Latin
  • Location: Crowne Plaza Business Park 22080 Doha
  • Instagram: @misturadolounge

Ninja Ramen Qatar

  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Location: Al Matar St, 70 Al Mana Hotel, Doha
  • Instagram: @ninjaramenqa

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