Katara Cultural Village
Katara Cultural Village
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  • Tequila Vernetti
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Katara Cultural Village
    Katara Cultural Village is a really cool place! It's like an artsy village with theaters, art galleries, and outdoor spaces. You can see colorful performances and shows, and there's even a beach. Perfect if you want to see something different and have a fun time.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written August 7, 2023
  • Bozeman-Dublin
    Trim, Ireland8,868 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely Place, Really Well Designed
    Katara is well worth a visit. Its a little bit "too perfect" to be authentic but nonetheless they've done a lovely job with the place making it into a Skansen-style outdoor museum, if you get me? The birdhouses are amazing. There's a beatiful Mosque that's well worth a visit and the crowning jewel in many ways, the huge amphitheatre, is just stunning. The acoustics are incredible. It's on the metro line, well worth a visit.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written November 9, 2023
  • Komator
    Barcelona, Spain898 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting
    We made a stop at the Katara Cultural Village during the Discover Qatar tour. It's a cultural 'city' with some shops, an amphitheater where concerts are held, and restaurants. In my opinion, it still looks too modern, lacking people and a lively atmosphere, but it has its charm. I suppose when temperatures drop, it becomes a pleasant place to stroll with some life.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written November 11, 2023
  • LolaGo1
    Washington DC, District of Columbia6,519 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots to see and do here!
    There is a beach area next to the Children’s Playground. Also located here are 2 mosques that tourists can visit, restaurants, mall, etc. What attracted me here are some new buildings that seemed to look like European historical buildings. Note that there are free electric cars that one can ride to the Gree Moque.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written November 13, 2023
  • Liliana G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Blend of Tradition and Culture
    Katara Cultural Village in Qatar is a special place where tradition and modern life come together. As a visitor, you'll feel like you're stepping into a world that honors Qatar's rich cultural heritage while embracing the present. Katara is not just a destination; it's a unique mix of art, history, and entertainment, making it a must-visit spot!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written November 14, 2023
  • Maddison P
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Can't wait to go back and explore more!
    Wow, just spent a day at Katara Cultural Village, and it's like stepping into another world! 🌍 The architecture is breathtaking, and there's this cool blend of tradition and modern vibes. Grabbed some coffee at one of the cafes - loved the chill atmosphere. The beach is right there too, a bonus!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written November 16, 2023
  • Khalaf K
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates251 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Katara hub
    Katara cultural village is a place where you can find many institutional entities depending on your personal interest. The center for awareness about Islam also well known and destination to many tourists looking to know more about Islam religion. Coffeeshop/Restaurants are nearby and reachable.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written November 27, 2023
  • genielynau
    Brisbane, Australia13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don’t do a tour. Do it yourself.
    Had private and expensive tour organised with Discover Qatar. Would not use them again. Meeting point is not signposted and people there and taxi driver also didn’t know it. So no tour guide but I did it on my own and thoroughly enjoyed discovering it by myself. Had lovely lunch at the seafood restaurant by the sea which wasn’t in the your anyway. Lovely village to explore. I travelled to and from by taxi from Doha.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written December 2, 2023
  • Julian C
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Timeless Gem
    Katara Cultural Village in Doha is truly something special. It effortlessly weaves together the best of tradition and modern flair, giving everyone who visits a one-of-a-kind, enriching experience. This place is like a living testament to Qatar's dedication to honoring its cultural roots while warmly embracing the future. I'll definitely go back!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written December 11, 2023
  • Vicki
    London, United Kingdom597 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Iconic Village!
    Interesting place to visit. There is a huge Galeries Lafayette store and when you go into the courtyard, you get to explore the village with different exhibitions centres, art galleries, museums e.g. Arab postal stamps and a huge impressive amphitheatre. There is a gold mosque and the beautiful Katara mosque with 2 pigeon towers next to it. There is a promenade alongside the beach where you can stroll and watch the fishing boats or watch Qataris at work - weaving baskets & rugs, making ceramic vases etc. There are places to eat if you are hungry and you can also buy souvenirs as well.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written December 23, 2023
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Maria R
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
The Katara Cultural Village in Doha, Qatar, is a beautiful place where you can see a mix of old and new things. When you walk around, you'll find cool buildings that show off Qatar's history, like an awesome theater where they have plays and concerts. There are also lots of art galleries and museums with neat stuff to look at, from old writing to modern art. And when you get hungry, there are plenty of places to eat, whether you want local food or something from around the world. But it's not just about buildings and art. Katara has nice beaches and gardens where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Written April 5, 2024
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scotdoc2015
Birmingham, UK219 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Apart of having the world's largest bouquet, its is very far, isolated, only good for evening visit with restaurants and opera house. Needs a car to visit this place.
Written March 20, 2024
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tenthlisten
San Francisco, CA316 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Katara Cultural Village was interesting to visit and it's located right next to a metro station. The timing of when one visits likely matters. I went in the middle of the day and it was quite empty. I was able to see the architecture of the village and the mosque, including a tour of the latter, but that was about it. There are shops and restaurants and it's a nice place to walk around for a bit, but I'm guessing that it would be more interesting if one visited during an event.
Written March 15, 2024
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Phyllis C
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
A vibrant hub of art, music, and heritage. With its stunning architecture and diverse events, it offers a captivating glimpse into Qatari culture. Whether you're exploring exhibitions, enjoying performances, or simply strolling by the sea, Katara is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a rich cultural experience in Qatar.
Written March 14, 2024
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GreyNomad2014
Jannali, Australia892 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
There were interesting buildings without a doubt but they remind me more of a movie set. I didn't stay long because of that. Getting from and to the Katara metro station was poorly signposted so it seems to me you come out of the metro into a carpark and fancy department store, or was that just me? Weird.
Written March 6, 2024
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Bagir B
Samarkand, Uzbekistan211 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Perfect place. You may walk here and breathe the wonderful Persian Gulf breeze. There are so many objects that are magneting you. Great deal of beautiful graphities and narrow alleys that make you feel you get in some Orient tale like Aladdin or Sinbad.
Near is also located Mall with beautiful nouar French objects from the future. So, everyone who is interested in something very ancient added with a futuristic theme, this place would interest you.
Written March 2, 2024
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Paula S
Castleford, UK30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Very beautiful place lots going on.Asian football vub was televised on large screens outside Lovely place to walk around and had a shop that looked like a huge greenhouse.Amazing bought a lot of gifts for people from here.It also sells luxury items ,honey which converts to £200.00 a jar in English currency.Never the less a lovely stunning place to visit.
Written March 1, 2024
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TripRabbit
Virginia402 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We read all the positive reviews, so on our second day in Doha, we hopped onto the metro to experience all that the Katara Cultural Village has to offer. Maybe we missed something, but while we there on a January afternoon, we did not find it offering much of anything. There was one very worthwhile exception: the Katara Mosque permits all to enter and to learn more about Islamic faith. Aside from that, there were a few retail stores, one of them quite large, a few art-related business that did not appear all that interesting, and not much else. If I had to do things over again, I would have skipped the village or, at the very least, allotted much less time in advance to going there.
Written February 14, 2024
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Willy G
21 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Not a big place, and doesn’t require much time to visit. Got some ok shopping, that’s about it. Do go at night as many stores don’t open during the day
Written February 10, 2024
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Oliver S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Just visited Katara Cultural Village and it's amazing! The mix of traditional and modern vibes, cool art installations, and cultural events make it a unique spot. The food journey is a highlight—Qatari to international, so much variety! Lively atmosphere, diverse crowd, and a glimpse into Qatar's heritage. Whether you love culture or just want a cool escape, Katara is a must-visit gem!
Written January 25, 2024
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