Discover the souks of Doha for a sense of the old world. The iconic maze of shops overflow with fabric, spices and souvenirs. The Gold Souk is one of the most prominent markets, with the largest gold bazaars around the region – look out for bespoke pieces or fashionable jewellery. Head to Al Thakira Mangroves in Qatar. With its own ecosystem located in a large area full of vibrant greenery and water amidst a scorching desert, it is one of the country’s most iconic spots. Visit The Pearl, an artificial island off the coast of Doha. The Pearl spans over four million square metres built on reclaimed land.