This Museum is a must do while visiting Doha. It has one of the finest collections of Islamic art from Spain across North Africa, From Persia to Sinai. Plus its a great way to stay cool in such a brutally hot place.
I was in Doha in December 2012 for a conference. A country with a population of 2 million people soon to host FIFA World Cup is definitely constructing massive modern buildings. The buildings looked like a mirage especially since the sand was...
This is the main Souq in the center of the old city. You can spend hours here, people watching and getting lost in the narrow back pathways. It consists of modern restaurants, classic handicrafts and everything in between.
Qataris don't do small or insignificant. What you see here are actual sailing vessels, floating on water INSIDE the museum. This particular exhibition features the work of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab (until May 26th, 2012).