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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Shopping Tour: Souq Waqif or Al Wakra Souq Tour
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This is a nice bazaar like market. It has a lot of souvenir shops, along with a Gold souk and falcon souk. You are guaranteed to get the best deals there. There's a lot of middle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Doha, Qatar
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a nice bazaar like market. It has a lot of souvenir shops, along with a Gold souk and falcon souk. You are guaranteed to get the best deals there. There's a lot of middle eastern restaurants with great food, view, and provide hookah service. Pros: great deals, free to enter, and a wide variety of items to buy.... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't realize that the Souq is mostly closed in the afternoons, but it really comes alive in the evening. There are many large restaurants with expansive menus and some have sheesha pipes and live music. We found Al Terrace to be excellent. There are many stalls selling cheap souvenirs, pets, jewelry, falcons, scarves, pottery, etc. We didn't find much... More 

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Thank Deborah S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent six out of seven days a weekhere. Just having green tea and strolling around. It is an amazing place. I wasn't keen on the selling of pets. Apart from that, the Iranian breads were awesome

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Thank Martie H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wandered through the Souq Waqif one evening with the family, it's like many other souqs with narrow streets and an array of colourful vendors and tradespeople. Has everything you'd imagine. Kids loved watching the craftsmen engraving sword handles. The Gold Souq was particularly impressive. It was a Monday night and pretty quiet, which might be a useful tip on when... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited firstly during a morning then again late at night. Fascinating place which appears genuinely old (though it isn't!). Very hot and humid in August - probably better in the cooler months. Be careful when haggling and start impossibly low - we found some of the clothing was much cheaper in the Carrefour Supermarket and when we used that... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its in my opinion the best popular place in Qatar, as its given you the feeling that u are local and in your country, with the hospitality and you can see the culture of Qatar

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For sure one of the best places to visit in Doha. The place has some nice restaurants and traditional shops. Here you can find a little of the Doha old days ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place have a lot of things to offer from clothes to food to gifts An old souq restored to maintain its former glory

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doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Souk Waqif is one of few outdoor places to hang out in Doha. Traditional style little streets, where you will find lots of vendors selling different things from dry fruits, candies, dates, souvenirs and some house hold items like bubble wrapping and other equipment. In the Main Street, You will also find many restaurants, cuisine from all over the world... More 

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot visit Doha and not visit Souq Wakif, place where you can try traditional cousine, bargain for spices, sweets, souvenirs...

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