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Are you ready to explore the natural environment of Qatar? Let’s begin to explore the great natural wonders of Qatar. Tourists can explore the natural environment of Qatar by taking an exciting desert safari, relaxing at the many beaches and pools or just enjoying their favorite sport, be it bowling alleys, tennis, snookers, billiards, golf courses, or ice skating rinks. Qatar is one of the region’s cultural capitals and it serves as a home to the finest cultural landmarks, some even dating back to thousands of years demonstrating the nation’s rich history and culture. In this long bucket list also include the world-class museums. Here is a list of most important attractions in Qatar.

Camel racing is one of the traditionally known sport in Qatar and it continues even today in the small hamlet of Al Shahaniya. Al Shahaniya is the place where Qatar’s popular camel racetrack is situated. Visitors are charmed with this sports events. Next is the Al Thakhira coastal stretch, located at the northern end of the Al Khor Corniche. There you could capture a stunning snaps of old shoreline, mangroves, outcrops, desert and much bird life.7224432208_4390acb8f0_z

Next attraction is the best example of Doha’s rich history that’s the Doha Fort, known as Al Koot fort. This is one of the historical military fortress in Doha, located in the midst of the famous Souq Waqif of Doha and the site of the old town. Now it serves as a museum. In Qatar you can also enjoy the Arab Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Islamic Art and more. These museums show off the art culture of Islamic people to the entire world. Next is the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, which is one of the most unique museums in Middle East with dazzling collections such as culture vultures, history buffs, adventurers, art lovers and even vacationers. This is one of the biggest private museums in the world and is worth a visit with lot of things to enjoy.

If you are looking for a places to experience much water sports, you must visit the places such as Aqua Park located in the Abu Nakhla area. Are you a Scuba diver, Qatar offers wonderful spot for Scuba diving with the warm, turquoise waters of the Gulf and with campaigns highlighting the country’s marine life make the location most sought-after recreational diving destination.

If you are very much eager in shopping, Qatar offers whatever your wish for in the large shopping complexes or tiny stalls in the market. Doha, with much shopping facilities such as the Doha City Center, which is the largest shopping complex in the Middle East, offers brands of world-class reputation, in addition to various other exciting family facilities. In the markets, unlike in all other places, items are not marked with traditional price tags.

Enjoy the Qatar’s best attractions…….

United Arab Emirates wasn’t much popular until the economic boom in the Middle Eastern countries which skyrocketed the popularity of Dubai at an advancing pace. Dubai is one of the posh metropolises that have an amalgamation of colorful souks along with ancient culture. The city has been adorned with skyscrapers of unimaginable heights. The city is surrounded with expanses of deserts; however it has no detrimental affects to the bustling city life which is equipped with the latest technologies. Dubai has witnessed a whirlwind of progress in every possible sphere –ranging from the spice markets to the handicrafts and arts and even to the tech markets that possess the latest electronic gadgets. Owing to its mesmerizing and spectacular view, Dubai has been the playground of tourists, which adds to the gain of foreign currencies as well. Despite the fact of having a posh lifestyle, Dubai has been able to construct budgeted hotels to suit the needs to the travelers around the globe while providing the luxurious comforts to their lodgers.

Hotels to check-in at Dubai:

Often tourists are in the quest to rent budget hotels Dubai that will also ensure modern facilities. Constructed to delight the travelers, several economical hotels are available near the airport terminals such as Madinat Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Bur Dubai, Dubai Marina etc. Most of these hotels are inexpensive compared to the aristocratic living standard of Dubai, yet they provide the basic amenities which include gym equipped with all possible instruments, hygienic swimming pools, spas that offer aromatherapy as well as other therapies as well. Such spacious living provides the tourists some amiable ambience that maximizes their enjoyment during their stay at Dubai.

Places of interest around the city:

Although the city has blossomed into an urban metropolis in the recent past, yet Dubai has sheen 4000 year old culture which is a gateway to ancient Islamic religion that was prevalent in Middle Eastern countries. Adorned with millennium years of historical remnants, there are several archeological sites that quarry out the some ancient ruins, thus restoring the long lost Islamic religion. It has gained worldwide reputation, and often tourists are drawn towards such sites to visualize the excavation process.

Another renowned place to visit that’s worth mentioning is Burj Dubai. It is the tallest edifice that has been constructed on the earth, which stands out prominently to a height of 830m. It was inaugurated in September 2010, and has been the serving for the purpose of business trade. Several floors are allocated for shopping malls, while other floors serve the purpose of corporate offices. The construction of this skyscraper is a marvel art which is worthy to visit.

City life of Dubai:

While Dubai has an exciting day life, the nightlife can be extremely vibrant, with opulence and grandeur being prowess in the clubs and bars especially on special events, when these entertainment parlors throws lavish parties. Despite of the strict Islamic norms on the women, there are cheat days – especially Tuesday and Sunday when the women are allowed to submerge completely into the night culture of Dubai. Tourists would find such clubs rather exciting, as it broadcasts the actual aristocracy of cosmopolitans of Dubai.

The city renders several tourist spots as well as religious heritages which would keep the tourists busy, and after a hard day of sightseeing they would surely enjoy the tranquil ambience offered by the cheap, yet luxurious hotels of Dubai.


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Dubai is one of the region around the world, where luxury crawling, apart from this, it is the owner of many Skyscrapers, stunning artificial Islands, unique attire, unique in landscape too, however luxury blows up in Dubai, authentic and traditional beliefs also wandering each and every region of it. These are the wonders makes to visit this frequently from across the world.

We can give a tag-line to Dubai as, where ancient historic wonders and modern historic wonders handshakes together. It is the complex of four regions, each one is unique in the different way. Let’s Begin your Dubai trip from Bur Dubai, an excellent place to enjoy the Historical Attractions.

Bur Dubai is the old Bastakiya district with tantalizing glimpse of narrow lanes and tall wind-towers, which really will show off the uniqueness qualities of old Dubai. In the east of Bastakiya district, you can find the Fort famous for traditional courtyard houses with wind towers, in the name of Al Fahidi ,now this Al Fahidi fort turned in to Museum, which serves as an exemplar for rich culture and heritage of Dubai. Dubai Museum offers a unique trip to desert life, traditional Arabian homes, mosques, fishing, pearl diving and trade. There you can discover the major highlights such as artifacts from excavated graves, musical instruments, deadly weapons like swords, spears, bows, arrows, shields, pistols and axes.(image by ” SaNuRiTa FaJoRa)ee

Next province is the Jumeirah, which is an artificial island, where you can find out impressive number of monuments across this region. One of the most impressive landmarks among all is Burj Al Arab, a five star hotel, located on this artificial island, with a sail-shaped build reaching out at 321m, an extraordinary building with superb interior architecture, to enhance the glory of it you can find a Sky view bar with amazing views. Next one is Jumeirah Mosque, a great masterstroke of modern Islamic architecture, after the sight seeings you must enjoy the Dubai by involving many activities regarding this visit the Wild Wadi Water Park, especial for children to enjoy, which includes many exciting rides for all ages which are based on the Legend of Arabian adventurer, Juha and his friend Sinbad.

Another important region is Deira, a beautiful city protected by three watch towers, among the three the Burj Nahar is positioned in Deira, from there you can view the scenic view of entire city with picturesque gardens and exotic surroundings, this magnificent and beautiful Burj Nahar tower is one of the must visit attraction. Don’t miss to wander around the market places in Deira and enjoy the bargaining with the products like textiles, spices, kitchen wares, clothes and henna. Then visit Deira Spice Souk’s narrow lanes of the spice souk are scented with cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, incense, dried fruit and nuts.

Then visit Gold Souk, one of the largest gold retail market in the world, selling everything from ingots to intricately worked jewelry at bargain prices. The street-front stores side alleys of smaller shops with glittering show windows.

Now plan yourself completely and begin to wander around the luxurious Dubai!


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