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Katara Cultural Village

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Address: West Bay Lagoon area of Doha, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: 974 4408 0000
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Great Sailing!

The British sailing school is excellent here. The cigar lounge under the amphitheatre was one of the highlights and closed recently. Good restaurants for evening fare with events... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The British sailing school is excellent here. The cigar lounge under the amphitheatre was one of the highlights and closed recently. Good restaurants for evening fare with events on occasion. Parking can be problematic.

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We took a stroll through the Katara Cultural Village late afternoon prior to the sunset. Well worth a gentle stroll around to look at the form and quality of the buildings there; from amphitheatre to mosques to tea shop! Lovely to see Qatari families out enjoying themselves together. We were lucky enough to see a mini Doha sand sculpture but... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It was the least crowded place in Doha. The place looked deserted, may be because of high temperature at that time: 47 degree C. However, everything over there is built beautifully.

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Wiltshire
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The public beach is now closed on a Friday morning - opens at 2pm - we also discovered that taxis are not allowed in to drop off. Not far of a walk but yet another crazy change. In our experience the beach has never been a busy place........even less so now I guess. The whole area is very clean and... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The best place to go would be the evening, especially if you wanted to try out the local restaurants. I was there during the late morning and most everything was closed. The amphitheatre is interesting - check out the acoustics in the very centre.

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Osaka, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's a place for imports art as well as imported third grade artists with expensive food and well nothing special. The stamp museum was ok.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love Katara - the culture, the architecture, the views and the wonderful experience of participating in many of the cultural events there. From outdoor opera, indoor Philharmonic, Sports Day celebration, and eating at any of the restaurants, the day or evening has always been a pleasure.

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Doha, Qatar, Middle East
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Beautiful place and nice restaurants. However the lighting is too low..It is a must to add some lights there in order to be convinient for all the visitors.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

All restaurants there are cool... very cool. All of them. I tried them all. L'wzar is my favorite and so is Safrone (not sure of the spelling). Seafood and Indian are the best. Nothing beats the Kunafa from Busayna on the other side. more or less, the atmosphere is awesome, go for it..

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I liked the village and enjoyed a couple of galleries/exhibits. Nice place to walk when weather is nice. A couple of good restaurants that I thoroughly enjoyed. It wasn't the best weather when I visited so walking around at 3pm was not comfortable. Taxi stands is not organized and fetching a taxi can be a hectic ordeal.

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