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Souq Waqif

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| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place to go n visit in doha cz its just an iconic and amazingly beautiful place to go to with the different shops n variety of things that is available there

Thank Ruddy007
Reviewed 2 days ago

best to go in just before sunset, fantastic atmosphere. we have had shisha with locals and evening lot of of option for dinner.. In the morning around 8am Police will work round on the horses. its fantastic place mix of the past and future. I...More

Thank SMTA78
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A sense of deja vu last week with a quick business trip to Qatar where I lived for a year in 2010/11. Souq Waqif is a major attraction in Doha for both residents and visitors alike. It exudes old world charm and offers an insight...More

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Right in the heart of Doha, an eclectic mix of wonderful stalls and shops. Everything from spectacular fabrics to pets spices, hardware, sweets - and of course falcons. Yup - there is a separate market for falcons. And loads of cafes, food stalls and restaurants....More

Thank LondonMariner
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although Doha, is mostly known for it's impressive cityscape with it's colourfully illuminated skyscrapers and it's well known Museum of Islamic Art, a visitor should not miss a stroll through the alleyways of Souq Waqif. For whatever the reason, shopping, a lazy coffee with some...More

Thank ManosThaGreek
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went in October, in an afternoon following a tour, and it was so hot. It must be nice at night, or during winter. The shops are so old, many restaurants and cafes. No cars, so it is easy to walk around. very good I...More

Thank 277,123,321
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are numerous restaurants that serves local Arabic dishes. It feels as if you just travelled into the culture. The whole place is filled with nice traditional sweets and the aroma of fresh spices. I really enjoyed the restaurant Tajine. It offers Moroccan dishes, sheesha...More

Thank sumiherholdt
Reviewed 4 days ago

You will be amazed by the architectural designs which were mainly preserved. There are lots of shops and good restaurants. You will see lots of satisfied tourists roaming inside the compound. The place is lively and scenic. People and locals are friendly

Thank Magpile S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very relaxed atmosphere. Very good for all types of groups. A variety of food places to choose from. Good for all types of people be it friends, couples and families. I would definitely recommend it. FYI towards the evening it gets busy due to the...More

Thank 54f
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came daytime and nighttime. First, daytime it s very hot and some shops are closed, locals don t come. After 5.30 pm, it s fresh, all shops open and locals, family's come. All restaurants full

Thank Enzo M
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5 September 2017|
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Response from Cicero M | Reviewed this property |
Doha it´s a safety city. When I was there I didn´t get any Uber. The taxi are not expensive and more trustable for a culture that you are not familiar. But the bus can be also the best option if you want to stop in any other... More
5 September 2017|
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Response from Fawad E | Reviewed this property |
Staying in Qatar for short time would mean best utilization of time.....as it is summer time and hot / humid, so malls like Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City, Villagio etc and even city center are good places to spend... More
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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 :)