Salwa Road district, which is located in close proximity of Doha, is the location of a zoo (currently, this zoo is closed). An interesting collection of exotic animals collected in the enclosures of the zoo is known as the richest in the country. Small visitors of the zoo are welcome to attend fascinating tours and lectures, during which children will learn a lot about animal world. Children will also be happy to visit the local amusement park, where they can easily spend a whole day. Palm Island is a no less popular entertainment center, which also has some interesting attractions, playgrounds and sitting areas (unfortunately, Palm Island is not functioning now).
Fans of natural attractions should definitely not forget to make a visit to Shahaniya Nature Resort. This state park is the only place in Qatar where rare species of antelope - white oryx - live. Thanks to ideal habitat conditions created in the resort these animals feel very comfortable. Visitors can watch their behavior endlessly.
Jeep safaris in the desert can be called among other popular entertainment. Fans of more original rest are recommended to try falconry. Fans of walking in shops will be pleased with a huge choice of shopping malls and colorful markets. Hyatt Plaza is known as the most popular shopping pavilion. In addition to numerous shops the center is the location of a modern movie theater and several cozy restaurants. Sack Gould is considered the main city market, which offers the richest selection of jewelry in the city.