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Souq Waqif

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| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 6651 2164
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“gold souk” (49 reviews)
| Bounded by Al-Souq St & Grand Hamad Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 6651 2164
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Reviewed yesterday

This isn't your typical souk, its just shops, restaurants, cafes and shisha bars, no one lives here.. however that does that take away the fascination and the atmosphere. We were staying at Al Mirqab part of the Tivoli Souk Waqif Hotels, so why not enjoy...More

Thank WoodheadManchester
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was amazed how the Old Souq is well maintained. Shop keepers are very respectful. One can enjoy the authentic Arabian cuisine. Was unable to complete the entire tour, which gives me a reason to return.

Thank S N
Reviewed yesterday

the old souq with all its shop has been renovated with the same old style and same merchants almost a great view to see and a tour to take , a lot of restaurants to enjoy so enjoy

Thank Osama K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our 2nd visit to the Souq Waqif. Took family visiting from England and they really enjoyed the little narrow streets and the traditional vendors. Temperature was a bit cooler than when we last went and was nice to walk around. We ate In Parisa...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I spent 6 days in the souk staying in the Souk Waqif Boutique Hotel. The souk is a "must see" to any visitor to Doha but after a few days the uniqueness of it was wearing thin. There are lots of cafes and restaurants but...More

Thank SnaxMuppet
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of touristy items to explore. Great restaurants! Beautiful in the evening! Definitely recommend!

Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drop by the Souq from time to time. You can feel the cultural vibe. The place is always alive and in the center of doha. Good for families wirh a variety of restaurants and shops. Look for the hidden restaurants in Souq Waqif Boutique...More

Thank Nohad H
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are many more interesting souks in the Gulf region, but Souq Waqif is clean and tidy and the sellers aren't too pushy. No harrassment whatsoever. The buildings and alleys have been heavily modernized but they do retain some of the old atmosphere. For someone...More

Thank ffay005
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Educational! Convenient location. Great architecture. The most expensive cup of coffee in Doha that I came across.

Thank Roohi A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Souq Waqif is a must go place in Qatar as it showcases the culture and tradition of Qatar. I visited the same place many times during summer and winter. Mostly recommended during winter season. At the time of Eid there will be some shows and...More

Thank rushhhrij
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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
Mike A
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 :)

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