Qatar’s railway network comprises three main state-wide projects designed, constructed, operated, and maintained by Qatar Rail. Doha Metro is Qatar’s public transport backbone and is one of the most advanced rail transit systems in the world. The network began operations in 2019, with three main lines and 37 stations running mostly underground to connect the capital to its suburbs. Future development of the Doha Metro will involve the introduction of an additional line and the expansion of existing stations.
Living in Qatar
Discover a country set up for your long-term success
Qatar offers a great blend of Arabic heritage and modern culture, making it an equally attractive home for investors, expats, and visitors, and a friendly neighbourhood to raise families and build communities.
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Great locations to live
The Pearl Qatar is a man-made island near Doha's prestigious West Bay District. Featuring Mediterranean-style yacht-lined marinas, residential towers, villas, and hotels, the area also offers a luxurious shopping experience. The Island is also home to modern dining spots - from refreshing ice creams to five-star culinary experiences and stands out for its pedestrian-friendly squares and plazas along with its wide range of landscaped gardens.
The Pearl is one of the freehold areas in Qatar, primary location for foreigners looking to invest in real estate. Investors in the Pearl will benefit from long term or permanent residency, healthcare, education and commercial activities benefits, depending on the amount invested.
Lusail is a model for the city of the future; an anchor of thriving economies and societies, a beacon of smart living, and a blueprint for Qatar’s urban transformation and multicultural fabric. Lusail extends across 38 square kilometres and includes 4 exclusive islands and 19 multi-purpose residential, entertainment and commercial districts.
As a freehold market, Lusail is now one of the top areas for foreigners looking for real estate investment. Investors will benefit from long term or permanent residency, healthcare, education, and commercial activities benefits depending on the investment amount.
Msheireb Downtown Doha is strategically located in the heart of Doha, the ambitious and thriving capital of Qatar – only minutes away from Hamad International Airport and midway between two key routes into the city. Msheireb defines a city in transformation, utilising the latest in sustainable technologies and adhering to the highest standards in green building.
As a leasehold zone, foreign investors can lease properties in Msheireb for a duration up to 99 years. Leasehold properties owners can benefit from long term to permanent residency in addition to healthcare, education and commercial activities benefits depending on the investment amount.
Families looking for fancy quarters find West Bay to be one of the best places to live in Qatar. There are plenty of nurseries, kindergartens, and schools here, therefore education is not a problem. In addition, the best of Doha is within easy reach. If you will have family and friends visiting while you live in Qatar, the area also has a range of five-star hotels.
West bay is one of the freehold zones in Qatar where foreign investors can buy properties and enjoy a wide range of benefits like long term or permanent residency, healthcare, education and commercial activities benefits depending on the investment amount.
Top-notch education and world-class healthcare
Qatar offers a robust and diversified K-12 education system, providing a broad set of schooling opportunities, including 500+ public and private schools serving more than 396,000 students.
Qatar Education City
Education city spans more than 12 square kilometres and hosts branch campuses of prominent international higher education institutions, as well as research and community centres.
QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Underpinning this commitment is the goal to align its colleges, programs, and courses with established international standards and best practices.
Hamad Medical Corporation
Hamad Medical Corporation is leading the development of the region’s first academic health system – combining innovative research, top-class education and excellent clinical care – and is committed to building a legacy of healthcare expertise in Qatar.
Primary Health Care Corporation
Primary Health Care Corporation is leading the transformation of the health and wellbeing of the people of Qatar, by shifting the balance of care from curative, hospital-based treatment to enhanced preventive, health, and wellness services in the community.
Sidra Medicine is part of a dynamic research and education environment. Through strong partnerships with leading institutions around the world, Sidra Medicine helps advance scientific discovery through investment in medical research.
Aspetar is the first specialised Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in the Gulf region. It provides the highest possible medical treatment for sports-related injuries in a state-of-the-art facility.
Home to people from over 85 countries, Qatar is a multicultural society. Its varied dining scene reflects this rich diversity, featuring a range of cuisines.
Qatar offers a wide variety of sporting activities and facilities. It is also one of 5 countries in the world with a national sports day
With a comprehensive array of high street and brands from around the world, Doha's world-class malls have an extensive range of recreational facilities
Qatar is known for being a family friendly destination. From dune bashing to camping, arts & crafts to entertainment, Qatar caters to all ages
Rich culture and heritage
Museum of Islamic Art
TThe Museum of Islamic Art represents Islamic art from three continents over 1,400 years. MIA is the flagship of Qatar Museums which, under the leadership of its Chairperson H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is transforming the State of Qatar into a cultural capital of the Middle East. Through safeguarding masterpiece collections of Islamic art and showcasing extraordinary exhibitions, MIA shares knowledge while spreading curiosity, understanding, and joy.
National Museum of Qatar
The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is dedicated to bringing to life the unique story of Qatar and its people. It actively gives voice to the nation’s rich heritage and culture and demonstrates Qatar’s extensive network of ties with other nations and people around the world. Designed as a vibrant and immersive space, diverse communities can come together and experience Qatar’s past, present and future.
Built on the site of Doha’s century old trading market, on the banks of the Wadi Msheireb, Souq Waqif feels like an anachronism, particularly against the backdrop of Doha’s dramatic modernist skyline. With its mud-daubed buildings, the market harkens to a bygone era while remaining a hub of activity, where commerce and community collide. Souq Waqif’s winding alleys offer a tableau of traditional street life.