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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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its a traditional souk with modern hotels and restaurants. from high class to street foods are available. you will get A to Z here..

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

its a traditional souk with modern hotels and restaurants. from high class to street foods are available. you will get A to Z here..

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Lots to see in the Souk, very clean and orderly, little lane ways and paths here and there. We found the Stables and also the Falcon hospital. Gold Souk is beautiful and cool, lots to see and so many great cafes and restaurants to choose from. Information centre located in the souk will provide info and a map.

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

If you've been to the Souq in Marrakech it is nothing like this. It is a remodelled version of what used to be there before. However, in saying that it is a nice place to go for a few hours and it is a lot more realistic than the one in Dubai. There aren't that many things to do in... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Ordinary middle east bazaar, cafes and shops. The weather was very uncomfortable also during midnight.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I don't get tired of visiting the Souk . I could walk for hours through the many stalls . The spice market is a must visit . The handicraft area with the glass blower leading into the new gold Souk is delightful . I always take visitors and make time for a glass of lemon mint at one of the... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The souk is absolutely stunning day or night except for the terrible hot weather.I found the prices of golds much lower than my country.I love the traditional market concept and decors esp the narrow alleys!

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This has a flair for the old in a renovated area. Plenty to eat and merchandise to buy. Gives you a feel of Doha from decades ago.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was a beautifully designed marketplace, lots of shopping and restaurants. I only had a very short time during my flight layover and wish I had more time to explore Doha... Architecturally stunning.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

same type of shops over and over again. not much to see. many shops closed but it was during Ramadan so maybe this is why.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I been there several time but i never felt bored i like the structure of souq waqif and whenever i visit there always i found something new to see .

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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha

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