Explore Qatar

Steeped in tradition but emanating modernity, Qatar will delight, charm and amaze you.
Qatar's Attractions

Qatar has a veritable treasure trove of attractions. From its bustling museums, markets, mosques and parks to its beaches, mangrove forests and spectacular desert, it's sure to leave you spoiled for choice.

Arab Capital of Culture
Museums, Art and Culture in Qatar

Named Arab Capital of Culture in 2010, Qatar lives up to its award with a host of unique museums, galleries and places to explore their culture.

Museums in Qatar

Qatar has a growing collection of museums charting the nation's history, culture and heritage, its links to the world, and its modern-day life.


The Culture Pass

Access Qatar's portfolio of museums and art galleries, and make the most of a host of other benefits, by registering for the QM Culture Pass.

Going to the Beach

Going to the Beach - A Review of Qatar's Public Beaches

When it comes to getting sand between your toes, Qatar has something for everyone, from cultivated beaches to remote and wild sandy shores.

Public Beaches
Top Adventure Beaches

For a myriad of outdoor activities by the sea, check out some of Qatar's finest adventure beaches.

Best Beaches for Facilities

If you want to visit a public beach but don't want to compromise on facilities, check out Qatar's free beaches with great amenities in offer.

Great Family Beaches

For a great day out with your nearest and dearest, check out this list of family beaches dotted along Qatar's shores.

Private Beaches

Beach Life Escapes - Qatar's Private Beaches

For a truly relaxing escape that only requires you to bring your swimwear and your wallet, Qatar’s private beaches should be your first port of call.

Tradition and Beliefs
The Qatari Culture

Discover the unexpected blend of tradition and modernity.

Traditional Sports

Widely practised, traditional sports are among the favourite pastime sporting activities in Qatar.

Camel Racing

Raising Dust in The Desert - Qatar’s Camel Races

Experience the thrill of camel racing in Qatar at the Al Shahaniya Racetrack where age-old tradition meets modern sports in the heart of the desert.

Breeding, Racing and Riding
The Rise of Horse Racing in Qatar

From watching the races to breeding, training and racing horses, both at home and around the world, this sport has become increasingly popular in Qatar.

Horsing Around in Qatar

If you want to see and ride some of the most beautiful horses in the world, there are plenty of places in Qatar waiting to welcome you.

Arabians and Thoroughbreds
Arabian Horses

Caring for the Arabian horse, one of the oldest, most respected and loved breeds in the world, plays an essential role in preserving Qatar's cultural heritage.

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