Al Wakrah Souq
Al Wakrah Souq
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  • Hudson G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's a bit like a journey into the past, but with all the comfort of today.
    It's not like the big, fancy malls. It's more like a cozy village market where people are friendly, and everything feels genuine. First off, the market is set up in a natural way. It's not all straight lines like a mall. It's got these small paths and open spots where you can wander around. What's cool about this place is that it's all about local stuff. People here make things with their hands, like cool jewelry and colorful fabrics. Even though it keeps the old-timey feel, it's not stuck in the past. They have clean bathrooms and nice walkways.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 November 2023
  • Felicitas G
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Al Wakrah Souq: Authentic Charm and Flavors
    Al Wakrah Souq is really something special if you're into soaking up the genuine Qatari vibe. It's this cool mix of old-school charm and modern vibes that just clicks. Wander around, and you'll find local crafts, beautiful carpets, and all sorts of unique stuff. Plus, the food scene is buzzing – from traditional Qatari bites to global flavors. So, whether you're into history, love good eats, or just enjoy a good shopping spree, Al Wakrah Souq covers all the bases and then some
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 December 2023
  • LPM84BrumToon
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom355 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Views and Walks
    This is a good place for friends and family and a solo walk. There are plenty of traditional eateries and fish restaurants. There is an old-fashioned themed market place which must be busy in the peak times, with a massive selection of clothes, souvenirs, foods, spices, traditional finds and people. The beach is OK but a little muddy. You can ride camels and in the carts and there is plenty of assistance if you need. Everywhere is accessible but parking is a bit of a walk. It's easy to get to by Metro then Bus. Staff are happy to guide you with tickets and travel when you ask.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 28 December 2023
  • Chloe F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must-visit!
    Al Wakrah Souq is a hidden treasure! You've got this awesome fusion of old-school Qatar charm and a touch of modern coolness. The stalls are bursting with local crafts, spices that'll make your taste buds dance, and textiles that scream tradition. It's like stepping into Qatar's cultural hug. Totally recommend for a feel-good day out! 🌟
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 5 January 2024
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Wasi Haider
Qatar50 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
This is Pretty owsam place. Today I was here and Love this place. having old cultural houses around beaches. even 5 star hotels maintain old cultural style. Must visit place.
Written 3 February 2024
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Bu7mood88
Al Muharraq, Bahrain64 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
It is one of the oldest commercial markets in Al Wakrah overlooking the Arabian Gulf. It has an old heritage design and contains the central market for selling fresh vegetables, fruits, meat and fish. There are many shops, restaurants and cafes overlooking the sea coast.
Written 23 January 2024
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Chloe F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Al Wakrah Souq is a hidden treasure! You've got this awesome fusion of old-school Qatar charm and a touch of modern coolness. The stalls are bursting with local crafts, spices that'll make your taste buds dance, and textiles that scream tradition. It's like stepping into Qatar's cultural hug. Totally recommend for a feel-good day out! 🌟

Written 5 January 2024
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LPM84BrumToon
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK355 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
This is a good place for friends and family and a solo walk. There are plenty of traditional eateries and fish restaurants. There is an old-fashioned themed market place which must be busy in the peak times, with a massive selection of clothes, souvenirs, foods, spices, traditional finds and people. The beach is OK but a little muddy.
You can ride camels and in the carts and there is plenty of assistance if you need. Everywhere is accessible but parking is a bit of a walk. It's easy to get to by Metro then Bus. Staff are happy to guide you with tickets and travel when you ask.
Written 28 December 2023
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Felicitas G
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Al Wakrah Souq is really something special if you're into soaking up the genuine Qatari vibe. It's this cool mix of old-school charm and modern vibes that just clicks. Wander around, and you'll find local crafts, beautiful carpets, and all sorts of unique stuff. Plus, the food scene is buzzing – from traditional Qatari bites to global flavors. So, whether you're into history, love good eats, or just enjoy a good shopping spree, Al Wakrah Souq covers all the bases and then some
Written 16 December 2023
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Hudson G
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
It's not like the big, fancy malls. It's more like a cozy village market where people are friendly, and everything feels genuine. First off, the market is set up in a natural way. It's not all straight lines like a mall. It's got these small paths and open spots where you can wander around. What's cool about this place is that it's all about local stuff. People here make things with their hands, like cool jewelry and colorful fabrics. Even though it keeps the old-timey feel, it's not stuck in the past. They have clean bathrooms and nice walkways.
Written 27 November 2023
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Queen of Everything
Düsseldorf, Germany3,969 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Very authentic place. It is possible both to buy tasty sweets here and to enjoy the local food. Unbelievable great restaurants.
Written 12 March 2023
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LPM84BrumToon
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK355 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
We only drove here during the World Cup and it was a hive of activity. We enjoyed meeting new people and seeing the sights, a lot of effort has been made to make this place safe and Cosmopolitan, most vendors and government officials spoke English, and it's on the way to/from the beautiful beach resorts and sand dune activities (and the LPG factories).
Written 18 February 2023
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ryan
Luzon, Philippines13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
It's a very nice place, by the sea and the beach. The problem was, we went on a Friday morning, and everything was closed.

We just had lunch in Easair, which was nice.

The plus side is, being Friday, we had the place to ourselves!
Written 11 January 2023
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Yusuf S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
The Hotel was Superb ! The service received was nothing less than Excellent. The staff are absolutely amazing whereby the advice, recommendation and the friendliness has exceeded our expectations. I would like to commend the following staff namely:

Amaldev,
Praveen,
Tahir (Porter),
Ravi,
Sajee

Staff in the breakfast room (pity I did not take their names). The chef making the eggs exceeded our expectations.

These staff are a true asset to your hotel, I will certainly come back to this hotel and recommend this hotel to my family and friends.

Thank you for making our stay so wonderful!

Keep it up
Written 3 January 2023
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