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Katara Cultural Village

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Address: West Bay Lagoon area of Doha, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4408 0000
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Interesting 'Village'

Katara is an interesting 'village,' all very newly built, with many different buildings housing various exhibitions, e.g. art displays, a very moving sculpture installation by an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have great ice-cream and cookies, a great beach and amphitheatre, as well as shots and boutiques.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is full of life with great atmosphere. The restaurants are full of quality and cheaper than other areas in Qatar. The parking and car congestion is a major issue due to continuous construction inside Katara and the area outside. The seafood restaurant l'wzar is one the best places for fresh fish cooked to your taste.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Katara is an interesting 'village,' all very newly built, with many different buildings housing various exhibitions, e.g. art displays, a very moving sculpture installation by an Iraqi artist showing the loss and destruction of war in Iraq, a photographic exhibition where Chinese photographers showed pictures of Qatar and Qatari photographers showed pictures of rural China. There is also a very... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This area is huge and like the rest of Doha it is well laid out with plenty of parking, pathways and grassed areas. They have many places for shows and reviews. We were there during the day and I think it hots up more at night! There are numerous places to eat and we had a meal at a very... More 

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Thank Dawn S
Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Katara, is a place with many shops in houses build as the old village would be selling garments, spices, artifacts, local crafts and from neighboring countries like iran, turkey etc

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there around 7 pm so l missed a lot of the activities so i just enjoyed the cafes and walking around the buildings .. you may find some art galleries open .. the weather was nice .. But I recommend to be in katara before night to enjoy the place in best way. Safe place for one person... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Katara is a combination of several things: restaurants, theatres, sea-side walkway, and organizations. Many events are held there including musical concerts of different genres (e.g., Flamenco) and art galleries by international artists, among others. If you are feeling rather restless, you will always find people sitting outside the karak place that is open 24h. Like many other popular venues in... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is awesome. gives you a culture feel of qatar. had fun going around the huge place with friends and taking lots of pictures of the architectural wonders

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Innsbruck, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

... when I visited it, also dealing with the aftermath of two days of heavy rain. A lot of it seemed unfinished and wasn't illuminated (we visited for dinner), but even now the sheer size and ambition of the village is impressive. Once finished certainly worth a trip or two, as it will probably be very challenging to take in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many small museums and opportunities to learn here about Qatar. We really enjoyed this. There was a festival going on while we were present so there were groups singing and dancing. Very nice place. I recommend visiting.

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