Doha is the capital of Qatar, a peninsular state on the coast of the Arabian Gulf. In the center of this modern city in Doha Bay are numerous parks, and along the coast stretches the picturesque Corniche. On the artificial island stands the building of the Museum of Islamic Art, designed by architect Bei Yuming. Here is a rich collection of objects of Islamic culture. For shopping, you can go to the traditional Souq Wakif market, where clothes, handicrafts and spices are sold. The population of the city is one million people.