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Katara Cultural Village

West Bay Lagoon area of Doha, Doha, Qatar
974 4408 0000
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Ranked #4 of 23 Attractions in Doha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Theaters, Cultural
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Katara Cultural Village in Doha is an ongoing project by the sea. Good for a wander about with various eating places and ice cream. It is not a village as such but mainly an auditorium which holds events. The architecture however is cultural and modern and worth seeing. Nothing on in the auditorium when I was there but there was... More

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful and peaceful place, the mosque is pretty and the whole area have a comfortable feeling about it. It's all brand new and they are still building more in this place. I think in a year's or 2 years' time this place will look completely different again but I'm sure it will be even better, they're doing a great job... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This place has it going on. We went for the Dhow boat festival, which was wonderful. Lots of the beach "huts" had expositions on how traditional fish traps were woven, the sea creatures living in the Persian Gulf and the like. The more permanent structures are very impressive. We were blown away by the amphitheatre. There are nice restaurants, but... More

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Dorrigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Went to see work by Ali Almeri and also a photographic exhibition.All to do with arabian horses. Beautiful buildings and well designed gallery spaces

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was a really nice place and the little "golf carts" made getting around very easy. Restaurants were very clean

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Muscat, Oman
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Katara will give you a different experience in Doha, it has many different restaurants and different exhibitions that show cases art and culture. The downside about it is the parking other then that it's a must visit and it's worth the hectic traffic especially in this beautiful winter weather.

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Doha, Qatar
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Well, Katara is a place to relax during the day with a great beach and nice restaurants but at night it is far too busy to think about visiting. Traffic is a nightmare as Katara attracts thousands of people - mainly Qatari families - except on Shakespeare street that seems to be Qatars one and only pick up spots for... More

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

On a fine weather day, the best suited place for a stroll with a good range of restaurants, beach. Beautiful ambiance.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A very different experience inside Doha! A must visit for both backpackers and family. Check beforehand if any events are scheduled.. Has a nice photogallery, small shops, good restaurants and amazing arhitecture :)

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Blanes, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Its nice to have a stroll if weather is fine, but I do miss a bit the theme of it all. Not sure what it is suposed to tell ss a strange combination of beach, restaurants, some buildings, fórum, guys driving around all night... Such a location would for sure become a main atraction if it would be managed.

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