A One-day Layover in Doha, Qatar

A One-day Layover in Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar (B)

The growing popularity of Qatar Airways over the years has put Doha on the map of many travelers transiting through the city. In the past one year alone, I’ve spent two separate one-day layovers in Doha, the modern capital of Qatar in the Middle East.

The first time I stopped in Doha was during June, the period of Ramadan, holy Muslim month of fasting and prayers. In many Arabic countries, restaurants are closed when the sun is out and eating in public is frowned upon during Ramadan. I didn’t know about Ramadan dates at the time as I had hurriedly booked my flight to Nepal and opted for a long transit in Doha in order to do some sightseeing. Luckily upon my landing, I was picked up by a kind Nepali family whom I got connected to through my aunt, and they showed me around the city. In hindsight, I don’t know what I’d have done without them because it was unbearably hot, the public transportation network wasn’t as reliable as in Europe and it was Ramadan period that limited my sightseeing options. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A One-day Layover in Doha, Qatar
Guide Location: Qatar » Doha
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pooja Gautam
Read it on Author's Website: https://lostinprettyeurope.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/a-one-day-layover-in-doha-qatar/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Islamic Museum of Art
  • Souq Waqif
  • Corniche