Barwa City is a new self-contained residential community with everything you need on your doorstep from our very own Oryx International School as well as sporting facilities, health clinic, health and fitness club, shopping centre and commercial centre, among other facilities.
It is a peaceful and quiet area where you can enjoy a number of different hobbies such as cricket, gyms, tennis, basketball, football, as well as gym facilities and the Barwa City Club House.
A revamped network of new roads, tunnels and bridges provides direct access to the city centre, as well as a free Metrolink connect service to the Doha Metro Free Zone station (Red Line).
Qatar brings together old world hospitality with cosmopolitan sophistication, the chance to enjoy a rich cultural tapestry, new experiences and adventures. Here is a taste of what’s on offer.
Located in Aspire Zone, Aspire Park covers an area of 88 hectares and is a great place to have picnics and family outdoors while overlooking the Aspire Tower, especially at night.
As one of the oldest souqs in Qatar, Souq Waqif is a marketplace noted for selling an array of traditional garments, spices, handicrafts and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants featuring cuisines from across the world.
Prominent, urban park featuring a playground, cultural heritage center, shops and open green space.
As the largest and most multi-dimensional cultural project in Qatar, Katara Cultural Village features a stunning waterfront amphitheater, in addition to a range of exhibition galleries, shops, eateries and large sandy beach area, perfect for families.
One of Doha’s most popular outdoor areas, the Corniche is a spectacular waterfront promenade featuring breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf, extending for seven kilometers along Doha Bay. The perfect environment for joggers and walkers alike, the Corniche features plenty of shaded areas, parks and eateries and is the location for several annual celebrations of national holidays such as Qatar National Day and National Sports Day.
MSHEIREB DOWNTOWN DOHA
With contemporary architecture, gleaming white mosques, an array of global dining options in high-end hotels and a cluster of history museums housed in elegant, Qatari-style mansions, Msheireb is fast developing into one of Doha’s most up-and-coming areas.
This Venetian inspired shopping mall features an impressive indoor canal and more than 200 famous high street and luxury brand, all located in the Aspire Zone in the west end of Doha.
QATAR RACING AND EQUESTRIAN CLUB
One of the best horse-training centres in the world charged with developing thoroughbred and purebred Arabian horse racing events and Arabian horse shows.
Is Qatar Foundation’s equestrian centre in the Al Shagub district, where world famous Arabian horses are trained.
The Pearl is one of the largest mixed-use developments in the region and the fastest growing community in Doha. This impressive man-made island is divided into ten architecturally distinct precincts, The Pearl is considered an iconic site that embodies smart and sustainable features, offering an eclectic mix of residences, retail, restaurants and entertainment outlets.
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There is a wide variety of schools available to suit your family’s needs, below is a selection including Qatar Airways Groups very own Oryx School.
Qatari cuisine is a subtle blend of influences from India, Persia, Lebanon, and North Africa, and, much like the landscape of the country, is constantly evolving.
The country’s culinary landscape has been influenced by foods from all over the world, with many franchises from any country you can think of.
In recent years, there has been a large emphasis on healthy food and lifestyle in Qatar. There are many local restaurants providing these healthy options, as well as farmers markets and organic food stores.