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Address: | Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
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Very traditional and modern at the same time, old market. It's located in the centre of Doha city. Cafe's and restaurants on both sides of walking street. Garments, antique... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Souq Waqif is alright to go around and do some shopping. The place itself is interesting, since it is an old building with history, but that is all. Do not expect an amazing monumental complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very traditional and modern at the same time, old market. It's located in the centre of Doha city. Cafe's and restaurants on both sides of walking street. Garments, antique, spices and much more. Very interesting birds and animal market.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved this Souq. Lots of interesting shops. Everything spotless clean and safe. In the evening always some Arabic music and dance.

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Thank jurgen53
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This marketplace is a fun place to explore. There were so many sections! Be sure to haggle when buying merchandise. Sit at an outdoor table at one of the cafes and watch the people go buy while you sip a lemon mint drink. Watch the old men with wheelbarrows full of purchases made by the Qatari women shoppers. Be sure... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got laid over in Doha for a whopping 18 hours due to a missed connection so out the door I went to Souq Waqif. What a cool place! Loads of market stalls and a completely diverse crowd of visitors. I'd recommend popping into a perfume dealer to mix your own fragrances or grabbing a coffee from a local shisha venue.... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Souq Waqif is a traditional Qatari Souk with many stalls selling just about everything you could wish for. The Falcon Souk is a memorable Souk to visit where all hunting falcons are on display. They are magnificent birds of prey. This Souk has many restaurants of differing nationalities and caters for every taste whilst possibly being more suitable to the... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lot of shops and restaurants is a renewed souk area.No disturbing sales people as in Istanbul.Sure to see are falcon shops.

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Sharon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A souq is the ancient, middle eastern equivalent of the modern mall. You can find just about everything here including falcons in training, a pet section, handmade items, spices and food. We enjoyed out time here so much, choosing to bring home saffron, delicious cookies, and a few souvenirs. We also had dinner in one of the restaurants. Don't miss... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful cultural place with different types of stores. From all types of birds, small house pets, traditional clothing, to traditional cafes and restaurants with small carts selling yummy treats all over. Very fun and lively place.

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Thank Youssra A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boutique hotels surrounding it were my fave. It was pretty quiet though but I like it that way.. not too many tourists.

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