The tour starts with a visit to the Museum of Islamic Arts. The Museum of Islamic Arts is referred to as Qatar’s pride and joy. Its unique architecture and location on an island have made it an impressive landmark and iconic addition to Doha’s skyline. Opened 1st of December 2008, it is dedicated to reflecting the full vitality, complexity, and diversity of the arts of the Islamic world.
The world-class collecting institution preserves, studies, and exhibits masterpieces spanning 13 centuries. Representing the full scope of Islamic art, the collection includes manuscripts, ceramics, metal, glass, ivory, textiles, wood, and precious stones. Collected from three continents, including countries across the Middle East, and reaching as far as Spain and India, the Museum’s artworks date from the 7th through to the 19th century.
Continue your visit to the Msheireb Museums. The Msheireb Museums celebrate the history of four historic heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha. Located within the oldest part of the capital, they form an important part of Qatar’s national history. They reveal unique aspects of Qatar’s cultural and social development in inspiring to create trusted environments in which the people of Qatar will engage, converse , and exchange thoughts about both their past and their future.
The restoration of the four heritage houses, Bin Jelmood House, Company House, Mohammed Bin Jassim House, and Radwani House, into world-class museums form a vital part of the Msheireb Downtown Doha development. After this, you visit the Grand Mosque, the national mosque of Qatar. It is named after Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, a Muslim preacher and scholar from the Najd. The mosque was opened in 2011, with the Emir of Qatar presiding over the occasion