Katara

Katara
Katara in Doha Qatar

Doha's cultural village known as Katara is a must-visit attraction while in Qatar. In this magical place, the grace of the past meets the splendour of the future. Katara is the home to beautiful theatres, concert halls, a picturesque mosque, exhibitions galleries, DFI (Doha Film Institute) and Qatar's Philarmonica Orchestra's headquarters can be found here too.

Truly world class events take place regularly at the cultural village, from live operas, concerts, local festivals to international workshops.

The most spectacular events though, usually take place in the stunning outdoor amphitheater, which stands in the heart of Katara, overlooking the radiant blue sea. With a seating capacity of 5,000 this classical Greek-inspired theatre is surely one of the best landmarks in Doha. Not to be missed.

Katara in Doha Qatar

Katara isn't only known for its important cultural events. It's breathtaking architecture with old arabian facade buildings and gorgeous walk ways always fascinate visitors.

Great dining facilities are on offer too, from affordable and relaxed options to true fine dining outlets to satisfy any palate and pocket; Italian, Indian, Egyptian,Turkish and delicious seafood restaurants are open for lunch and dinner. For a sweet ending a visit to the Italian ice-cream shop or the famous "Red Velvet" cupcake shop, which even serves gluten-free cakes, is all you need.

Katara also boasts a gorgeous 1.5 km long natural beach, (accessible at a charge), which is very popular for water activities such as; parasailing, windsurfing, kayaking and plenty more. Not advisable as a choice for sunbathing as no bikinis are allowed here, but great for sports lovers.

Katara in Doha Qatar

No wonder everyone loves Katara! Couples attending concerts and art exhibitions, friends catching up over a pleasant meal overlooking the sea and families strolling around while eating an ice cream...in Katara there is no chance to get bored, so the best thing to do when in town is to check Katara's website for an accurate update on the latest exhibitions to be enjoyed. Make sure you take part in as much as you can for a dose of culture and fun.

There is no chance to get bored here, so the best thing to do when in town is to check Katara's website for an accurate update on the latest exhibitions to be enjoyed. Make sure you take part in as much as you can for a dose of culture and fun.



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