Public and Religious Holidays in Qatar

Ashurra, is celebrated by Sunni Muslims (Qatar is mostly Sunni, although there are a number of Shiite expats living and working here) as the day Noah's ark found ground, the day Abraham was born and the day the Kabaah*, the holiest place in Islam, was built.

Sightseeing in Qatar

The view from the plane as you descend into Doha airport will give you an idea of whats in store: a spectacular view of the capital shows off the contrast between the glistening modern architecture and the traditional Islamic buildings.

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