Qatar World Cup 2022

As you may know, Qatar will hold the World Cup 2022 from November 21st until December 18, 2022. This is the first World Cup to be held in the Middle East and an Arab country as well.

Since the temperature of this country reaches at least 40 degrees Celsius in the summer, the World Cup games will for the first time be held in autumn.

Doha is the capital of the richest country in the world, Qatar. This city is becoming an ideal metropolitan city with cultural richness and a large number of tourist attractions.

In recent years, this city has been able to grow and develop very quickly and attract tourists successfully. Doha is a serious competitor to Dubai.

By traveling to Qatar to watch the Qatar 2022 World Cup, you will have an exciting journey, along with numerous entertainments and visits to various places where magnificent architectural structures, excellent restaurants, attractive shops, and shopping centers await you.

The five important cities of Qatar are your main destinations to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup: Lusail, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, and Doha.

We will now introduce you to some of Qatar’s tourist attractions:

Doha

Doha is not only the capital but also a tourist destination with the best sights and entertainment along with the introduction of the Qatari lifestyle and culture. Four stadiums: Khalifa, Al-Thamameh, Ras Abu Abboud, and Education City Stadium with a capacity of 40.000 people in Doha, are preparing and hosting the World Cup games. The Architect designed the facade of Qatar Education Stadium in a special diamond shape in the heart of the desert.

World cup 2022 in Doha

Doha

What to visit?

Museum of Islamic Arts

If you go for a walk in Doha, be sure to visit the largest Islamic museum in Doha. The architect built this museum on the shores of the Persian Gulf. The building consists of seven floors, two of which are underwater. You can visit the arts of Egypt, Spain, and the Ottoman Empire from the 7th to the 19th century here.

Waqif Souq Market

If you want to travel to Qatar, we suggest you visit the old bazaar, dating back to 250 years ago. This bazaar is located in the center of the modern city of Doha, which tells the story of the culture and tradition of the people of this land. It is good to know that the traditional and old market of Souq Waqif is one of the most popular markets in Doha city. Waqif Souq Bazaar, due to its history, has become one of the most important tourist attractions in Qatar today.

Lusail

The locals know Lusail as the Qatari entertainment city. The capacity of Lusail Stadium is over 80,000 people.

You can shop in its leisure centers, enjoy your leisure time, and taste-tempting local food. The city is 15 km north of Doha. A new metro line connects the city of Lusail with a population of 200,000 to the stadium.

Al Rayyan

Qatar’s Al Rayyan Stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people is under construction for World Cup 2022.

The façade of the stadium is inspired by the dunes of the desert. Al Rayyan is one of the developing cities in Qatar. The city will become a tourist hub before the start of the 2022 World Cup. Even if you do not have much time to explore this city, Wajba Al Castle is definitely worth a visit.

Al Khor

Al-Bayt Stadium in Al-Khor will be hosting the opening game. The façade of this stadium is in the form of red, black, and white tents. Qatar is a dry land with vast deserts, so Al-Khor can be an adventurous destination to enjoy 4WD racing, sand skiing, quad biking, and picnicking.

Al Wakrah

Zaha Hadid, a very famous Iraqi architect, designed Al-Janub Stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people. The stadium has recently opened and is ready to host the 2022 World Cup. The pristine beach of Al-Wakrah has also become a paradise for travelers to enjoy its sun and peace.

Because the city is not very big, it does not have many diverse attractions. But its family beach has a relaxing and attractive environment.

Book your flight with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways was established in 1993. The airline currently flies daily to more than 150 destinations in Africa, Central Asia, Europe, the Far East, South Asia, the Middle East, North America, and South America. Doha Hamad International Airport has quickly become a global gateway for foreign travelers. So if you are planning for a long flight to Qatar it is better to spend more time exploring this area of the Middle East.

Take Qatar Airways to watch world cup 2022

Qatar Airways

Things to know before traveling to Qatar for World Cup 2022

As you know, Qatar is a country with a completely Muslim population. It is a conservative country, but at the same time, they respect the visiting tourists.

Iran and Qatar

Iran and Qatar have very close and friendly relations in economic, cultural, political, and religious fields. A large share of Qatar’s oil and gas is shared with Iran’s oil and gas fields. Every year, many citizens and businessmen travel to and from the two countries.

Our suggestion to you is that if you travel to Qatar, travel to Iran before the start of the World Cup games or between the games of your favorite team or also after the end of the games. You can visit the cities of Shiraz, Isfahan, Yazd, and other cities in Iran during the Qatar World Cup games. The flight time from Doha to Shiraz in Iran is only one and a half hours. In the following, we will introduce the most important sites that you can visit during your trip to Iran during the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Pasargad Tours Company has planned high-quality short convenient travel plans for the spectators of the Qatar World Cup!

 

Places to visit in Iran

Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz

Shiraz is full of fragrant gardens with bitter oranges (Aurantium) trees. One of the beautiful gardens of this city is the tomb of Hafez. Hafez was the most famous Iranian poet in the 14th century which millions of Iranian and foreign tourists visit his tomb every year. Khawaja Shamsuddin Mohammad Shirazi, whose pen name is Hafez, is one of the most celebrated poets and mystics in the world.

Hafezieh

Tomb of Hafez

Persepolis

Persepolis was one of the glorious capitals of the Persian Empire. This huge complex dates back to 2500 years ago. One of the most powerful kings of ancient history, Darius the Great ordered the construction of Persepolis.

The richest capital of the time fell prey to Alexander of Macedon in 330 BC. Today, its ruins are very attractive to any tourist. If you want to see one of the most fascinating UNESCO sites, be sure to visit Persepolis.

Persepolis

Persepolis

Naqsh-e Rostam

If you have visited and enjoyed a site like Petra in Jordan, be sure to add the ancient complex of Naqsh-e Rostam or Necropolis to your list of visits. This complex is only 10 minutes away from Persepolis by car. It contains 2500 year tombs and a structure from the same period, as well as 1700 to 1500 hundred-year-old bas-reliefs.

 

Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan

Naqsh-e Jahan Square. This huge square was also a place for polo games and military parades.

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the oldest beautiful squares in the world. Also known as Imam Square, The Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the most beautiful places in Iran. At the end of the 16th century,  and with the coming to power of Shah Abbas the Safavid, one of the most powerful kings of the Islamic period in Iran, Isfahan became the capital of Iran. By his order, the architect constructed Naqsh-e Jahan Square.

 

Imam Mosque in Isfahan

On the southern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the domes and minarets of the Imam Mosque of Isfahan stand out.  This building is a unique masterpiece of architecture, tiling, and carpentry in the 17th century.

Sheikh Lotfollah “Mosque” in Isfahan

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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the special mosques in Iran. The architects built it during the Safavid era.  This magnificent building has many differences with other Iranian mosques; not only it does not have a minaret; there is also no courtyard. This issue confirms the fact that the architect constructed the building as a seminary in honor of Sheikh Lotfollah.

 

Do not miss the opportunity to visit two important countries in the Middle East, Qatar, and Iran, during the first round of the World Cup in the Middle East and the last World Cup with 32 teams. From the next round, the 2026 World Cup, which will be held jointly in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, 48 teams will participate.

Pasargad Tours is the best tour operator in Iran and is proud to host tourists from all over the world during the 2022 Qatar World Cup in Iran.

 

Qatar World Cup 2022

As you may know, Qatar will hold the World Cup 2022 from November 21st until December 18, 2022. This is the first World Cup to be held in the Middle East and an Arab country as well.

Since the temperature of this country reaches at least 40 degrees Celsius in the summer, the World Cup games will for the first time be held in autumn.

Doha is the capital of the richest country in the world, Qatar. This city is becoming an ideal metropolitan city with cultural richness and a large number of tourist attractions.

In recent years, this city has been able to grow and develop very quickly and attract tourists successfully. Doha is a serious competitor to Dubai.

By traveling to Qatar to watch the Qatar 2022 World Cup, you will have an exciting journey, along with numerous entertainments and visits to various places where magnificent architectural structures, excellent restaurants, attractive shops, and shopping centers await you.

The five important cities of Qatar are your main destinations to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup: Lusail, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, and Doha.

We will now introduce you to some of Qatar’s tourist attractions:

Doha

Doha is not only the capital but also a tourist destination with the best sights and entertainment along with the introduction of the Qatari lifestyle and culture. Four stadiums: Khalifa, Al-Thamameh, Ras Abu Abboud, and Education City Stadium with a capacity of 40.000 people in Doha, are preparing and hosting the World Cup games. The Architect designed the facade of Qatar Education Stadium in a special diamond shape in the heart of the desert.

World cup 2022 in Doha

Doha

What to visit?

Museum of Islamic Arts

If you go for a walk in Doha, be sure to visit the largest Islamic museum in Doha. The architect built this museum on the shores of the Persian Gulf. The building consists of seven floors, two of which are underwater. You can visit the arts of Egypt, Spain, and the Ottoman Empire from the 7th to the 19th century here.

Waqif Souq Market

If you want to travel to Qatar, we suggest you visit the old bazaar, dating back to 250 years ago. This bazaar is located in the center of the modern city of Doha, which tells the story of the culture and tradition of the people of this land. It is good to know that the traditional and old market of Souq Waqif is one of the most popular markets in Doha city. Waqif Souq Bazaar, due to its history, has become one of the most important tourist attractions in Qatar today.

Lusail

The locals know Lusail as the Qatari entertainment city. The capacity of Lusail Stadium is over 80,000 people.

You can shop in its leisure centers, enjoy your leisure time, and taste-tempting local food. The city is 15 km north of Doha. A new metro line connects the city of Lusail with a population of 200,000 to the stadium.

Al Rayyan

Qatar’s Al Rayyan Stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people is under construction for World Cup 2022.

The façade of the stadium is inspired by the dunes of the desert. Al Rayyan is one of the developing cities in Qatar. The city will become a tourist hub before the start of the 2022 World Cup. Even if you do not have much time to explore this city, Wajba Al Castle is definitely worth a visit.

Al Khor

Al-Bayt Stadium in Al-Khor will be hosting the opening game. The façade of this stadium is in the form of red, black, and white tents. Qatar is a dry land with vast deserts, so Al-Khor can be an adventurous destination to enjoy 4WD racing, sand skiing, quad biking, and picnicking.

Al Wakrah

Zaha Hadid, a very famous Iraqi architect, designed Al-Janub Stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people. The stadium has recently opened and is ready to host the 2022 World Cup. The pristine beach of Al-Wakrah has also become a paradise for travelers to enjoy its sun and peace.

Because the city is not very big, it does not have many diverse attractions. But its family beach has a relaxing and attractive environment.

Book your flight with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways was established in 1993. The airline currently flies daily to more than 150 destinations in Africa, Central Asia, Europe, the Far East, South Asia, the Middle East, North America, and South America. Doha Hamad International Airport has quickly become a global gateway for foreign travelers. So if you are planning for a long flight to Qatar it is better to spend more time exploring this area of the Middle East.

Take Qatar Airways to watch world cup 2022

Qatar Airways

Things to know before traveling to Qatar for World Cup 2022

As you know, Qatar is a country with a completely Muslim population. It is a conservative country, but at the same time, they respect the visiting tourists.

Iran and Qatar

Iran and Qatar have very close and friendly relations in economic, cultural, political, and religious fields. A large share of Qatar’s oil and gas is shared with Iran’s oil and gas fields. Every year, many citizens and businessmen travel to and from the two countries.

Our suggestion to you is that if you travel to Qatar, travel to Iran before the start of the World Cup games or between the games of your favorite team or also after the end of the games. You can visit the cities of Shiraz, Isfahan, Yazd, and other cities in Iran during the Qatar World Cup games. The flight time from Doha to Shiraz in Iran is only one and a half hours. In the following, we will introduce the most important sites that you can visit during your trip to Iran during the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Pasargad Tours Company has planned high-quality short convenient travel plans for the spectators of the Qatar World Cup!

 

Places to visit in Iran

Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz

Shiraz is full of fragrant gardens with bitter oranges (Aurantium) trees. One of the beautiful gardens of this city is the tomb of Hafez. Hafez was the most famous Iranian poet in the 14th century which millions of Iranian and foreign tourists visit his tomb every year. Khawaja Shamsuddin Mohammad Shirazi, whose pen name is Hafez, is one of the most celebrated poets and mystics in the world.

Hafezieh

Tomb of Hafez

Persepolis

Persepolis was one of the glorious capitals of the Persian Empire. This huge complex dates back to 2500 years ago. One of the most powerful kings of ancient history, Darius the Great ordered the construction of Persepolis.

The richest capital of the time fell prey to Alexander of Macedon in 330 BC. Today, its ruins are very attractive to any tourist. If you want to see one of the most fascinating UNESCO sites, be sure to visit Persepolis.

Persepolis

Persepolis

Naqsh-e Rostam

If you have visited and enjoyed a site like Petra in Jordan, be sure to add the ancient complex of Naqsh-e Rostam or Necropolis to your list of visits. This complex is only 10 minutes away from Persepolis by car. It contains 2500 year tombs and a structure from the same period, as well as 1700 to 1500 hundred-year-old bas-reliefs.

 

Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan

Naqsh-e Jahan Square. This huge square was also a place for polo games and military parades.

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the oldest beautiful squares in the world. Also known as Imam Square, The Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the most beautiful places in Iran. At the end of the 16th century,  and with the coming to power of Shah Abbas the Safavid, one of the most powerful kings of the Islamic period in Iran, Isfahan became the capital of Iran. By his order, the architect constructed Naqsh-e Jahan Square.

 

Imam Mosque in Isfahan

On the southern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the domes and minarets of the Imam Mosque of Isfahan stand out.  This building is a unique masterpiece of architecture, tiling, and carpentry in the 17th century.

Sheikh Lotfollah “Mosque” in Isfahan

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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the special mosques in Iran. The architects built it during the Safavid era.  This magnificent building has many differences with other Iranian mosques; not only it does not have a minaret; there is also no courtyard. This issue confirms the fact that the architect constructed the building as a seminary in honor of Sheikh Lotfollah.

 

Do not miss the opportunity to visit two important countries in the Middle East, Qatar, and Iran, during the first round of the World Cup in the Middle East and the last World Cup with 32 teams. From the next round, the 2026 World Cup, which will be held jointly in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, 48 teams will participate.

Pasargad Tours is the best tour operator in Iran and is proud to host tourists from all over the world during the 2022 Qatar World Cup in Iran.

 

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