Al Bidda, Doha, Qatar
The Grand Mosque in Doha has been consistently named as one of the top attractions in Qatar and tops many visitors' lists for a first stop-off on a sightseeing trip. Completed in the 1950s, the Grand Mosque has served as a primary place of worship for the people of Doha for the past half-century. Guests will first see the beacon of the lone minaret calling from points nearby, including the Corniche , which is just a short walk from the mosque. Closer to the attraction, visitors can marvel at the fabulous exterior architecture of the Grand Mosque, which infuses modern techniques with ancient Islamic designs. Inside, the Doha Mosque has intricately painted ceilings, some of the most impressive in all of Qatar.