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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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This was by far my favourite place in Doha. It has all these little narrow streets and they sell everything one could ever want. There is a gold souk, as well as a section which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was by far my favourite place in Doha. It has all these little narrow streets and they sell everything one could ever want. There is a gold souk, as well as a section which just sells falcons and falconry equipment. After sunset it really comes alive and there are bands and singers all over. There are plenty of little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely and lively atmosphere, with something for everyone, even a falcon hospital. Great restaurants, but often with no alcohol served - so check first if that is important to you.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous souq which provides neccessary financial relief in the form of food stalls, clothing stalls and spice stalls. Doha is not a cheap city, so to be able to get reasonable meal, and be involved in the hubub of the Souq is awesome! Bonus is that there is no problem getting a taxi after your adventures.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my time. super active place full of everything restaurants, cafe, people from worldwide and sure great artitecture buildings. If you interested in street photography you must be their soon as u can . Safe for one person walking, great for families and super fun with friends. So as a person who loves walking and interests in local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place to be by night in Doha ! Modern, clean, safe, fun, in city center near the corniche, great !

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best time to visit souq waqif is oct-feb. with pleasant weather . Its a tourist must see . With traditional shops selling souveneirs and traditional dresses. Gold smiths and a gold souq are welcoming to the locals and tourists.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Souq Waqif is probably the (only?) place where you can see all types of people living in Qatar. The ambience is festive with many traditional shops open during the day and restaurants/cafes at night. They also hold traditional Qatari concerts on select nights. Most people go at night to walk around, sit down to have drinks, food, and shisha, do... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A market place with everything from birds to clothing. We had a coffee in one of the many cafés and restaurants. Nice to spend an hour or two in between flights as we did

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Best place in Doha!!! Especially at the night time, nice atmosphere, most of the time many places are crowded.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this souq which was bustling with Qatari traditional dance and music.There are different varieties of shops selling handicrafts, clothes, arabic sweets, nuts, traditional weapons like sword, dagger and even pets like birds, cats, dogs, rabbits, etc. Restaurants offering Iranian, Iraqi, Indian, Lebanese, Syrian, Indian, Moroccan, Turkish food and many food stalls selling traditional Arabic food. Even if you... More 

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