DOHA, Qatar, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With more than a million visitors visiting Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, fans need to be assured of an incredible experience, local culture, food and fragrances are all available at a fantastic price – or even free.
Qatar Tourism COO Bertolt Trenkel said: “Qatar is easy and fun to explore without breaking the bank. All visitors will find plenty of affordable restaurants, transportation options, activities, and plenty of attractions to enjoy for free or for free. at a great price. Qatar is one of the safest destinations in the world, based on the warm hospitality that characterizes the local culture.”
WHAT TO DO FOR FREE
- Picnics in the park: Qatar has many green parks that are ideal for family outings and picnics. Aspire Park has lakes, playgrounds and views of the 300-meter Torch Tower. Al Bidda Park stretches along the coastline and offers many sporting activities as well as lucrative barbecue areas. Adjacent to the Museum of Islamic Art is MIA Park with the best vantage point of Doha’s skyline. The small but stunning Onaiza Park has a beautiful garden and a winding walking path.
- public beaches. Those who want to spend 1 hour 20 minutes outside of Doha should head to Fuwayrit Beach with its white sands and crystal clear waters. Fuwayrit Beach is a popular spot for kitesurfers and a breeding ground for endangered sea turtles. Closer to the capital is Sealine Beach in the desert dunes to the south, or Qatar Beach in the Qatar Cultural Village in Doha itself. For a list of the top public beaches, visit: https://www.visitqatar.qa/intl-en/things-to-do/get-inspired/the-top-public-beaches-in-qatar.
- Immerse yourself in culture: The Qatar Cultural Village has a stunning waterfront, an impressive open-air amphitheater, and a network of exhibition galleries and state-of-the-art facilities. Souq Waqif is the country’s bustling traditional market offering souvenirs, spices, and plenty of inexpensive food options. Each of the newly developed areas of Msheireb and Education City provides a free tram to tour the marvelous avant-garde architecture for a dose of past meets present in Qatari design and culture. The latter also houses the Qatar National Library with its intriguing paper plane design, while Msheireb has museums dedicated to the history of the four heritage houses.
BARGAIN FOR A DEAL
In Qatari bazaars or markets, friendly bargaining is expected to find a suitable price for both parties. The famous Souq Waqif market in the oldest part of Doha offers many shops and stalls. Popular items for sale include pashmina shawls and scarves, oud wood or oil, dates and spices, intricate wooden boxes, Dalla Arabian coffee pots, and contemporary jewelry at the appropriately named Gold Souq. Visitors can also bargain when booking a traditional wooden dhow cruise…