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Souq Waqif

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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Evening visit to the Souq Waqif

We really enjoyed this visit . If you like markets and the hustle and bussell of a Souq them this is the place to go. Apart from all the varied things on sale there are a lot of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this visit . If you like markets and the hustle and bussell of a Souq them this is the place to go. Apart from all the varied things on sale there are a lot of eati g places to suit all pockets . We eat in a lovely Persian restaurant which was. Wry reasonable in price and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my first time visiting an arabian souk and I have to say I really liked it - liked the atmosphere, smoking shisha for the first time, red tea with menthe in a small curved glass, lots of miniature stores with all kind of stuff, the glittering gold of the gold souk, the music, hopping dance by men dressed... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

itsw awesome place to buy old and vintage stuff, its a glimpse of old Arabic life and must be visited

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

was very nice trip when i went with my family to souk waqif really it is very nice place to know about the nice of Qatar people and culture , the people is very good and you can find several shops if you need souvenirs with good prices .

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Thank Fahad A
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place with nine boutique hotels. You can spend a wonderful day walking and enjoying traditional Famous Souq in Down Town. Monthly festivals with perfect atmosphere . Recommend for families and friends . The worst thing at Souq Waqif is Shesha . You can find it in every coffee shop . The smell is terrible .

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a new experience. I must visit place, where the old Arabic traditions are mixed with the modern ones. I am sure nobody will regret going there. There are all types of restaurants and coffee shops.

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It`s a so lively charming local souq, modern and traditional You can eat there cheap local or expensive...local unlikely the souq of Dubai and the one in Mucat, you will never feel ``pressure`` to buy because you looks like ( and you are...) a tourist Nice places for coffee, shisha and resto I would go there again

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La Jolla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this area of town is really nice with lots of great shops, restaurants and other attractions. fun place to go in the evenings although its a little slow mid-day when some of the shops and the falcon souq is closed

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Espoo, Finland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was here an quite early friday morning and of coyrse nothing was yet open. How ever i found a horse stables in this souq in the middle of the city! Later also the shops opened and there was plenty of different kind of restaurants. There was falcon souq also but didn't see any falcons.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the best place in Doha and you can spend the whole day in Waqif area try different types of dishes and understand the culture

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