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Souq Waqif

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“gold souk”(56 reviews)
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| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is one of the best places to visit in Doha, it has a falcon souq, pet shops, souvenir shops, and for those who love sheesha.. it's the best place to hang out. Must try the Arabic dumplings.. ( luqimat ) and the Arabic...More

Thank sameera N
Reviewed today via mobile

Souq Waqif is really nice place they have a lot nice restaurants and gold store this is the place where i always buy my jewelry hope you can visit it when you travel here in doha. .

Thank zhekinavirgo
Reviewed today

A typical modern version of the traditional souq, with cafes and restaurants from all parts of the world. Gold, Silver, pearls, carpets, traditional products and souvenir shops. Also, a special market for Herbs & spices and many other beautiful traditional products.

Thank Maha E
Reviewed yesterday

The Souq Waqif was a really a great experience I would have spent a lot more time there if we had the opportunity again, I would really advise people to make use of their time wisely especially if you only have a short stop over...More

Thank Brendonmuller
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is an awesome place to hang out, shop, dine and lot more. You will find plenty of restaurants serving all kinds of cuisines. Being a foodie, I would suggest you to try out the Parisa Souq Waqif to get the authentic Persian taste and...More

Thank MinuR26
Reviewed yesterday

Been living in Doha for more than 18 months but never visited this place until last July. This place is great for a walk and to do some traditional shopping and all other shopping. The place has a big animals market which is a must...More

Thank afsalbinabbas
Reviewed 2 days ago

This old market was rebuilt in the 2000's and turned into a modern tourist paradise. It's a fantastic place for a meal, to cruise around, window shop, and experience Arab hospitality. You have antique dealers, painters, tailors, spice traders, and everything in between. If you...More

Thank JustinKramer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good experience for Doha people & visitors. Nice construction and i like this place very much. i recommending to visit this place with family and friends.

Thank Sherpa815437
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had several hours one evening during a layover in Doha and decided to explore the Souq Waqif. It was laid out in a very user-friendly manner, with different areas dedicated to specific items: animals, spices, fabric and garments, jewelry, and restaurants. If you don’t...More

Thank Mjam4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner. It was a super hot and humid day as usual other days in Doha, inside of the market is air conditioned. I don’t know how old this market is as it has old styled building as far...More

Thank Jisu P
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ash m
4 August 2018|
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Response from Chiquita15 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all for what I bought (a caftan). Haggle if prices aren’t marked. I didn’t find it expensive by US standards.
23 June 2018|
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Response from D829NYsusanw | Reviewed this property |
Camels are in a pen near boutique hotels and the road on outskirts of Souq. Parisa is a restaurant worth going to see just for its decor. Very sparkly and has a fountain inside. Most restaurants are fairly reasonably... More
4 May 2018|
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Response from MissusB0319 | Reviewed this property |
About the mosque there is a mosque inside the souq waqif im just not too sure if its close to the hotel that u eill gonna stay.