Amazing Activities to Do in Box Park Qatar

The old Doha Port is another destination that is close to everything else. Whether you are looking to go somewhere nearby, or just enjoy the sea breeze, you will surely enjoy your stay there. 

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One of the sites that you will see is Box Park Qatar. If the place sounds unfamiliar, it is the colorful structure along the old Doha Port, and are made from recycled container vans. 

Repurposed colorful containers
Image Credit: Qatarboxpark Instagram


Sights and Attractions in Box Park

The Doha Port is another favorite destination for those who enjoy looking out at the sea. When you visit this destination, you will surely see the colorful metal structures near the port. This is Box Park,  made from recycled shipping containers. 

These containers are worth your trip, as these are colorful and worthy to be added to your social media posts. When you visit, make sure to see the following sights:

See Stadium 974 from a vantage point

When Qatar hosted the FIFA World Cup, the organizers built several stadiums to hold the event. If you want to see one of these stadiums from afar, then Box Park is the perfect place to see it. While you drink your coffee at Empire Coffee, you can sit outdoors and see the stadium as well as the dhows and yachts passing by. Not only that, but you can also see the National Museum of Qatar on the horizon. 

Get some snacks

With the numerous stalls and food track in Box Park, you won’t have to worry about going hungry or thirsty. There is the Azure Supermarket, which is open from 7 am to 12 am.  You can also find food trucks selling hot drinks, sandwiches, and other snacks; and buy Turkish pastries. 

Take a walk on the track 

There is a walking track in the nearby garden district. If you are serious about meeting your daily recommended steps, the track is the best place for you. The bouncy material on the track helps support your knees, allowing you to complete your session comfortably. 

For more physical activities, you can also use the exercise equipment near the wooden sitting areas. 

Enjoy water sports

At Box Park, not only can you eat, see the sights and get some exercise, but you can also try some aquatic activities as well. These activities include jet skis and boat rides. There are also instructors if you want to learn how to dive. On the other hand, you can also sign up for a cruise to see the rest of Doha on water. 

Take plenty of photos

Indeed, Box Park Qatar is full of picture-worthy attractions. You could start by looking at the large yellow-colored container with a smiley face painted in front. This location has been used as a backdrop by plenty of other tourists, so you might want to have a photo taken there as well. 

Beside the yellow building is the dark-blue building, Upon close inspection, you will discover that this building shows the Doha skyline at nighttime. 

Rest and cool off

When the afternoon sun is starting to make you uncomfortable, you can take refuge in the sitting areas around the park. While in the sitting areas, you can also consume the food and drinks that you bought from the food stalls. 

Video: Traveler’s Guide to Box Park

The YouTube video of Batangenyang Kabatak features Box Park. You can see the facilities that you can enjoy there, so you will have an idea on what to expect in your destination. 

Watch the full video here:

Disclaimer: The information posted here is based on personal experiences that the OFW shared in the video. Please let this post serve as a guide only. If you have specific questions, you may ask the OFW by commenting on their video or on their social media accounts.

Box Park Qatar Address

  • Old Doha Port

Getting to Box Park Qatar

  • From Msheireb Station, take the Gold Line train and then get off at Souq Waqif
  • In Souq Waqif, you can take the taxi to bring you to Box Park.
  • Alternatively, you can walk from the train station to the park

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