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“Vibrant”
Review of Souq Waqif

Souq Waqif
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Msherieb Museums and Souq Waqif Tour
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Vibrant”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is the best best to hand out if you looking for people around and have some gala time smoking sheesha.
no Chance to get bored here.
recently they have started vending roasted chestnut, grill corn and many more stuff. Atleast my favourite place to pass time be it a wkend or wkday.

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Comes Alive at Night”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were quite impressed with the number of Qataris that frequent this souq as we thought it was geared towards westerners. you can find almost anything here and, unlike some other souqs we have been to in the region, there was very little pressure by the sales staff. Got in the evening though to get the full experience.

Visited February 2013
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Singapore
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“Relive the old souq experience”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

An unforgettable sensorial experience. Highly recommended to go in day and night. Go there in the morning when it's less crowded so you can take your time to visit the spice shops or view the handicrafts. At night, the souq is more alive with cafes and restaurants bursting with guests. Do check out if they have festival prior to arrival in Doha. I missed a festival when I was there 2 weeks back.

Visited February 2013
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Mount Beauty, Australia
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“Despite the glitz it is still a working souk”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

The place has been much tarted up in the seven years since we lived in qatar. Much of it is recently built 'instant heritage' but if you head into the back alleys, it is still the place where locals shop for everything from spices to hardware. Enjoy it while it still has a genuine feel to it, as i suspect that it won't stay that way for much longer.

Visited February 2013
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“Traditional and vibrant”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Very traditional and vibrant market. You can find great souvenirs and some good bargains. Also some great traditional and cultural gems can be found at good values. A few traditional restaurants are also present with delicious local cuisine.

Visited October 2012
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