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Discover the destination of Qatar with Explorest

Experience Qatar like never before through the lens of travel photographers from the visually enthralling destination mobile app - Explorest.

With the help of professional photographers and travel experts,
navigate through the most gorgeous locations in and around the State of Qatar. 

Unveil some of the greatest photogenic locations in and around Qatar

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Qatar National Library

The Qatar National Library creates an environment that fosters learning, play and innovation. Designed by Rem Koolhaas, the diamond shaped exterior of the library belies its spacious interior, which prioritizes light and visibility. The bookshelves themselves are an integral part of the building, rising out of the floor and blending into the architecture. 

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Katara Cultural Village

Located at the point where the Middle East meets Asia, the tiny peninsular state of Qatar has long been a melting pot of cultures. With a staggering array of cultural venues, including museumsgalleries and public art, Qatar offers a potent mix of tradition and modernism right here at the Karata Cultural Village.

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Ras Abrouq

About 70 km west of Doha, Zekreet is home to the gorgeous Ras Abrouq Rock Formations that makes a popular destination during the daylight and during starry nights. The limestone rock formations naturally sculpted by the strong winds make the desert landscape of Qatar unique. 

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Hilton Salwa Resort

Lapped by the pristine waters of the Gulf and located on the southwestern tip of Qatar, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas offer luxurious, lavish, and relaxing stay options with a variety of facilities. The property is also home to a world-class water and adventure park, spas, pools, a sports club, an array of gourmet restaurants, thrilling activities and more. 

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Al Hazm Mall

Al Hazm, that translates into "the higher ground", certainly delivers on this, offering an elevated experience. Built in Italianate style with shops, cafes and restaurants ringing a central promenade, this is a favourite spot for locals.  Combining art, culture, and gastronomy, this opulent complex embodies luxury, paying tribute to Italy's timeless classism and Arabia's finest hospitality.  

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Khalifa International Stadium

Originally inaugurated in the year 1976, the iconic Khalifa International Stadium is Qatar's most historic stadium. Located at the centre of all the popular 2022 venues, the stadium will play a pivotal role during the FIFA World Cup™ 2022 tournament. 

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Villagio Mall

A shopping and entertainment centre, Villaggio mall sits within Aspire Zone, and contrasts the sporty offerings therein with pure decadence. From budget to luxury, there are options aplenty. Clothing to jewellery, quick bites to leisurely meals, movies or theme parks, Villaggio is a one-stop family-friendly destination. 

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Education City Mosque

Located in the architecturally stunning Minaretein building, The Education City Mosque which can house 2000 worshippers, is uplifted by five columns representing the five pillars of Islam.

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Qatar Foundation Ceremonial Court

The Ceremonial Court in the Qatar Foundation complex, designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Arata Isozaki, is an open-air space used for special events such as graduations, lectures and concerts. Intricate lattice work features across the court, which contains an informal amphitheater to the north and a formal stage area to the south, with each accommodating up to 3,000 people.

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Galeries Lafayette

Enjoy an elite shopping experience in Qatar at the Galeries Lafayette Doha. Known for its retail creativity and top-notch customer service, Galeries Lafayette also promises a gourmet experience as unique and exemplary as its shopping offerings. 

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View from the Doha Corniche

One of Doha’s most iconic attractions, the Doha Corniche is a seven kilometer stretch of gorgeous promenade overlooking the serene waterfront. With a crescent shaped walkway around the Doha Bay, the Corniche offers the best views of the city’s modern skyline, making the epicenter of various occasions. 

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Qatar National Museum

The architecturally stunning National Museum of Qatar charts the country’s history and progress through the centuries. The exhibitions here combine historical objects and contemporary influences, opening up a dialogue around the impact of rapid change. 

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