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Souq Waqif

Between Musherib street and Al Rayyan Road, Doha, Qatar
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Ranked #1 of 10 Shopping in Doha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shops
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I think it is a great place to wonder around for an afternoon or evening if it is summer. They usually open pretty late so don't go in the early morning. A lot of jewels, spices, glass products, and fabric, etc. I saw a set of glass cups I like a lot so I returned again in a weekday and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Do not recommend. I was traveling alone and I felt highly uncomfortable the entire time here. I was stared at and watched as I walked around even though I felt that I had dressed moderately. Many of the stores stocked counterfeit/ made in China souvenirs, and I stopped at one cafe for a cold drink and was sneered at because... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Fell in love with the rough unplastered brick walls, unending alleys, unknown random walk throughs, never i saw only abaya shops, promenade occupied by antique wooden boats, flocked by multi ethnic people n tourists, well maintained cafes with delicious authentic arabic food & the seductive SHESHA aroma all around .... Souq Waqif - changed my outlook of a market place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a must see place for any visit to Doha. The sounds, sights and smells are something to behold. The smells in particular are enough to make you want to go back. The only reason I've given it 4/5 and not 5/5 is because I think I must have caught it at a very quiet time. Many of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice Cafe with Traditional arabic built and all coffee aroma around us . Kids running around excited with the puppets around. Dry fruits soo fresh n served in good persian style in Stalls and spicy food @ Dejavu. Best of all the pet shelter behind the zoo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My favourite place in Doha, lovely restaurants and cafes, interesting stalls in a myriad of alleyways, a good reflection (as this is not original) of what the souk was originally like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It is an amazing place to Nice resturants and good views .many markets. Pets stores.suvuniers stors . visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Souk waqif is the best place ti go in the night in Qatar where you find nice cafe and restaurants also the pets market very beautiful place to go and buy beautiful birds, fish , pets etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful place to spend a few hours, and meander through the little streets. People are friendly with some lovely authentic restaurants to chose from. some good shopping to be had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing food at good value, lovely atmosphere, great entertainment. Amazing for shopping, henna and shisha! Must visit on Thursday night if in Doha! Food places - Damascus, cafe koot, bander, sabastian, cafe tasse, Yemeni and many more!

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