Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula - Qatar (PDF Chapter)
This is the Qatar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guidebook.
Just over a decade ago, we labelled Qatar one of the most boring places on Earth. Now it’s fast becoming one of the most exciting, racing headlong into the future without losing sight of its past – and it’s one pretty exciting ride.
- step into the past in the cardamom-scented alleyways of Souq Waqif
- ruffle feathers at the Falcon Souq by bidding for a peregrine
- join the locals in a game of aldama while smoking a sheesha at Majlis Al Dama
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Doha and around, Al Wakrah & Al Wukair, Mesaieed, Khor Al Adaid, Umm Salal Mohammed, Umm Salal Ali, Al Khor, Al Ghariya, Al Ruweis & Around, Al Zubara, Bir Zekreet, Understand Qatar, Qatar Today, History, People, Arts, Environment and Survival Guide.
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