The fans got here to the inaugural match at stadium set to host FIFA World Cup ultimate. Lusail stadium is ready within the sensible metropolis of Lusail and minutes away from theme parks, procuring, and eating locations.
Football fans from throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) turned the primary guests to Qatar’s intricately designed Lusail Stadium which formally opened its doorways to stage the Lusail Super Cup 2022.
Commenting on the customer expertise, Maryam Al Maslmani, public relations & communication division at Qatar Tourism, stated: “Lusail city is a treat for visitors, with the striking architecture that marks its horizons and the open spaces that offer a retreat from the city. We are thrilled that our visitors from the region can get a sneak peek at what Qatar has to offer and gear up for even more adventure and beautiful sightings later this year.”
Fans cheered a showdown between Saudi Professional League champions Al Hilal SFC and Egyptian Premier League winners Zamalek SC which ended with victorious win for Al Hilal on penalties on the new 80,000-seater venue. The stadium is without doubt one of the largest within the area and can host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Final this December. Before the match, fans had been handled to a spectacular set from inimitable Egyptian music artist Amr Diab.
The stadium is ready within the sensible metropolis of Lusail, which is deemed Qatar’s largest sustainable actual property improvement, spanning 38 sq km and 4 islands. It boasts twenty-two internationally ranked motels and nineteen multi-purpose districts, that are designed for all the things from residing to working to entertaining. Visitors can contribute to zero carbon journey to and across the metropolis with Lusail’s new tram community, and 76 km of deliberate cycle and pedestrian tracks. What’s extra, it’s simply accessible by the Doha Metro (the Red line).
Nearby sights to Lusail Stadium embody the lately opened Place Vendôme which infuses traditional Parisienne structure and is house to quite a few eating and procuring boutiques. For those that need to benefit from the nice outdoor, the Marina Promenade affords an opportunity to walk, jog or cycle whereas taking in distinct landmarks such because the Raffles and Fairmont Doha, designed as conventional scimitar swords that pay homage to Qatari tradition and the nationwide seal. Also within the space, and at present in improvement, is the Lusail Boulevard which seamlessly blends a recent city way of life with Qatar’s wealthy, cultural material. Spanning 1.3 km, Lusail Boulevard will current a mixed-use providing of upscale places of work, residential items and retail areas.
Families touring to Qatar can head to the inexperienced landscapes of Crescent Park or Doha Festival City to leap on one of many many thrilling rides at Angry Birds World (true daredevils can hurtle into the air on the theme park’s 60 m slingshot). Set to open later this yr and in time for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is the Al Maha Island which can see Nammos seashore membership, quite a few eating retailers and Lusail Winter Wonderland.
Infrastructure and hospitality developments proceed to happen at a fast tempo in Qatar and are set to proceed past the mega sporting occasion of this yr as Qatar Tourism works towards its longer-term technique of attracting six million guests by 2030.