Explore the Souq Waqif
When you walk down the lively streets of Souq Waqif you’re immediately transported into another time. The bazaar’s name translates as “Standing Market” and The Souq Waqif is a perfect place where you can taste, smell and experience tradition through the merchant’s produce, perfumes and stunning surrounding architecture.
The labyrinth of small shops offers a wide selection of various products from spices to handicrafts, clothing and many souvenirs.
Traditional art, cultural shows and music enrich the atmosphere of this unique space that also houses a comprehensive visitor centre.
The ambiance of the Souq is a mix of modern and traditional. You can dine at upscale restaurants that cater to everyone’s tastes, serving a range of traditional and regional dishes.
It’s not only food that’s garnering all the attention; don’t forget to visit the number of local art galleries and see what’s happening at the falconry market.
Souq Waqif is one of Doha must-see attractions, popular among gourmets as well as history buffs and well worth a visit.