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Souq Waqif

| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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“old market” (65 reviews)
“gold souk” (47 reviews)
| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place to visit if you have a stopover/ling transfer un Doha. Quite lively and original athmosphere. Weather is often so hot that daytime visit may be challenging. This includes in QA complimentary city tour.

Thank Jarkko L
Reviewed yesterday

The place is spread out in small streets and is okay if one wants to get a taste of Arab food, street activities and more. However, it is a bazaar so do not expect high quality stuff. There are a number of fine restaurants tucked...More

Thank W_H_Can
Reviewed 2 days ago

Flying through Doha we've stopped for a night to visit the Museum of Islamic Art and Souq Waqif. Early June during ramadan was not the best choice. The museu opens only after 8 pm and the souq was empty all day till 7 pm. At...More

Thank Resende99
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was not sure what to expect. Came after a Ramadan ended so lots of people to watch. Shopkeepers friendly and fun to negotiate with for gifts and trinkets to remind us of our visit to Qatar. Need plenty of time to do it justice.

Thank Drew A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love the Souq it is a fantastic place to visit. Great restaurants to have a nice authentic experience. My favorite is kharees hotel & Cafe, Le Gourmet ,CafeTass and Al Bandar. I have been going there for years and everytime I have had a...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit if you stay in Doha. Very nice traditional souq. It was huge souq so be prepared to walk around with comfortable shoes. The souq divided into different section like eatery, pets, ladies fashion, hardware etc. There was a huge underground parking. Lots...More

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best evening attractions in Doha with lots of souvenir shops, spice shops, restaurants, cafes with or without sisha... You will find something attractively fun and that is for sure. I even got my hair cut there, at around 10 p.m. in one...More

Thank Kaan E
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Souq in Doha is a fun assault on the senses. The busy alleys and throngs of people who come to visit all contribute to the atmosphere and make this place one to remember.

Thank DanOfArabia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you had happen to have a lay over in Doha Qatar or planning to visit Qatar, souq waqif is the place that i can recommend. Night or during day time you can come and enjoy the place. You will find restaurant that serves authentic...More

Thank philip_d_explorer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place to let loose. You can find all kinds of things, including food and hunting birds :-). Had the best baklava ever! Parking is convenient and underground.

Thank alrubio
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Mike A
local barber
25 March 2017|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where, but there's people work there who can assist you :)
Sammy S
So where we have to contact
19 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie H | Reviewed this property |
We just walked around to find a place to eat. It is a decent sized market. All restaurants had a menu outside so you could see prices and what they offered. It's all casual and most has outside seating to see the market and... More
Afraz A
Hi, I would like to know the best mode of transport from airport to souq and does any one have idea regarding the price of gold in that souq?
31 January 2017|
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Response from Nadine C | Reviewed this property |
2 ways either the local taxi company called Karwa, they will be waiting outside the arrival. but you have to follow the taxi line, staff at the airport will guide u. Or bit cheaper, Uber U will probably meet them at the... More