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“vibrant and stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Corniche

The Corniche
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Msherieb Museums and Souq Waqif Tour
Ranked #3 of 105 things to do in Doha
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Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“vibrant and stunning”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

We went to see the power boat racing - superb. The corniche was busy with many people enjoying watching the power boats or simply walking on the path. The sight of the skyscrapers overlooking the Corniche was amazing and this only got better as the light dropped and the buildings were illuminated. Quite a cool breeze by the side of the water. Great feeling as we walked.

Visited February 2013
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Doha, Qatar
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“nice but very average.”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Just a nice view of the water and city.
No swimming allowed anywhere from here.
No tables or chairs to sit. They are only in a few sections. You can sit on concrete ledges or the grass.
NOT much shade along the corniche, so is unbearable in summer and uncomfortable as there is not much shade to sit in.
Its more something you look at from a distance or just walk on... very boring really.

Visited February 2013
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San Diego, California
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“Beautiful for walking, 6 months a year”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

The Corniche is a 4.4 mile stretch of curved waterfront in Doha. It is a scenic delight and on a gorgeous day, is glistening and amazing. From May through October, it is often just too hot to walk for any length of time. Also, there are few restrooms available along the way, which can be problematic. There is a small snack bar across the street for water, sodas, ice cream toward the middle, and another small shop down toward the Sheraton. There is also a restaurant near the middle but I have not tried it. I think they could do so much better with such a lovely venue. The skyline, water, and scenery are lovely for photography.

Visited February 2013
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Canberra
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“Great for a long stroll”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

During Winter this long harbour path provides travellers with excellent views and a great atmosphere. The path is very well maintained and includes some free exercise equipment making the path good for active people and nice to run along. I think Doha's Corniche is much nicer than the Corniche in Abu Dhabi.

Visited February 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“its a promenade”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Good for a walk with views across to the big modern financial centre, but not much else. very windy when we went we should have worn a jumper

Visited January 2013
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