Ruled by the Al-Thani family for over two centuries, the country has undergone a series of dramatic changes: from a modest pearling and trading center into an independent state seen as a model for urban planning and cultural development for the Middle East in the 21st century.
Things To Do
From sightseeing to shopping to desert adventures, Qatar offers a variety of activities that will certainly satisfy everyone’s interests and keep you busy.
Qatar's culture is very closely based on Islamic tradition. Islam influences day to day living, from the clothes Muslims wear to what they eat and drink.
Eating in Qatar is traditionally an important social and family ritual. Whether eating at home with extended family, or out with large groups, the custom is for everybody to share and sample a multitude of dishes.
Practical travel information for Qatar including visas, hotels, transportation, health services, money and banks.