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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Private Souk Waqif or Al Wakra Souk Shopping Tour in Doha
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Nice place to get a feel for how a traditional Qatari souq/market used to look like, smell, and feel in the old days. They have a lot of spice shops, jewelry and other... read more

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Nice place to get a feel for how a traditional Qatari souq/market used to look like, smell, and feel in the old days. They have a lot of spice shops, jewelry and other traditional items offered in the souq. Worth a visit not to mention the countless restaurants and cafes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a real market (you can buy from clothes, cookware and perfume to gold, falcons and camels). A super interesting place. Several restaurants are available. At night it comes to life. Different from other markets, there is no harassment and one can just walk around unbothered.

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Thank Miriam M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Souq Waqif was one of the best souq areas we have visited in the Middle East. We found quite a few unique things and really enjoyed wandering through the various shops. The souq was crowded, but it is well organized and large enough that it was easy to get around. It was fun to watch some of the products even... More 

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Thank Bradley T N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautifull setting with greay care of the vegetation in the desert heat. Dhows for rent to facilitate celebrations etc. Wonderfull walk during the cooler wi ter months. Sometimes crowded over weekends.

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Thank MonkeyDee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every alley way, every street there is something for everyone! You can immerse yourself for hours and days in the Souq. The falcon and gold souqs are also worth a visit. People are friendly and happy to teach you about their culture and products. Easy to travel around with a pram or baby carrier. Each night is different. Towards the... More 

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Thank Karishma N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely evening soaking up Qatari culture... You haven't seen Doha until you visit the souq... full of little shops selling everything you could think off in little alleyways.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Souq Waqif was completely different to what I was expecting. We loved the hustle and bustle of wandering round the different market traders with all the lovely goods on sale. The traders are lovely and polite and don't be afraid to barter them down on prices! We brought a gorgeous glass lamp with a multicoloured dome. If you love... More 

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Thank Sarah R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good. Try out the local food prepared by old women .. Extremely delicious. (+) The atmosphere, the heritage of Qatar and the culture. (-) Try to go in a good weather, avoid the daytime in summer.

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Thank Abdulrahman M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

eat, drink and site seeing. Amazing sheesha experience. lots of traditional spices in wholesale rate, verities of pets. I had wonderful evening experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whenever I'm in Doha I love to visit the Souq Waqif even if I don't buy anything. The shopkeepers are very interesting and very good salesmen.

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