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Souq Waqif

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| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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  • Average8%
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“old market” (70 reviews)
“gold souk” (47 reviews)
| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

excellent shopping center...we get everything over here...I love to buy dry fruits and choclates over here.lot of different breeds of puppies and birds are we will get over here.price are reasonable are over here

Thank prajju0730
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was so hot, it was not too very crowded when we visited in the afternoon. Many stalls and restaurants were still closed for their post-lunch, pre-dinner break. The colors, the smells, the different sections, the little alleyways... We enjoyed walking around, popping into air...More

Thank luckysojourner7
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice local experience with local families all appearing after 8 pm or so. Nice restaurants and interesting shops to see. I didn't like the animal/bird section at all, but many others seemed to enjoy looking at the hapless creatures in those conditions.

Thank HarveyCapeTown
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walking here in winter nights seeing all these people from all over the world, with the huge variety of food or cafes options make it a great experience that you will do again every night,, explore the old qatari arts, make memories, buy gifts, try...More

Thank Ala' B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This souq is perhaps the most amazing and worth it place to visit. You can shop, dine, hang around and enjoy the beauty of old style shopping..... There were some local women selling crepes with Nutella, home made biryanis and macronis.... Also there are cool...More

Thank travolic23
Reviewed 4 days ago

nice place, typical restaurants and nice shops. good to buy spices and local food. narrow street, organised and clean. very kind people

Thank Fatima M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely worth-going. You can everything what you connect with a word "arabian", "islamic" or "quatarian". Fantastic spices, colorful with amasing smell. A lot of things to buy to take you home back - magnets, scarfs, sweets - everything. Try not to loose yourself there!😀

Thank Kamil B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This huge souq is so perfectly traditional that it looks like it could be a movie set. it's pretty big and is laid out in sections - housewares, hardware, spices, clothing, shoes, souvenirs, perfume, jewelry, even a section for pets selling kittens, rabbits and birds....More

Thank Pink_Passport
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I live in qatar,so I know for sure that Souq Waqif is a must do for any person visiting Qatar..it's a place for having amazing food with a variety of restaurants and market place where you can find almost any thing you want to buy...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quite interesting stay in this area of the city. Tivoli Hotel is quite interesting and originally designed. Perhaps a better mattress shall help to be a real 5* hotel. Also , the TV channels selection could be a lot better. Other way we really love...More

Thank cristianslobozeanu
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5 September 2017|
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Response from Veniredenovo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Über is great and a really inexpensive way to get around. The city is very safe so that's the option I would go for.
5 September 2017|
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Response from Fawad E | Reviewed this property |
Staying in Qatar for short time would mean best utilization of time.....as it is summer time and hot / humid, so malls like Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City, Villagio etc and even city center are good places to spend... More
Mike A
25 March 2017|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where, but there's people work there who can assist you :)