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Souq Al Waqif Doha - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Souq Al Waqif Doha

A marketplace (souq) in Doha. The souq is noted for selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants and Shisha lounges.

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Attractions Near Souq Al Waqif Doha

Al Koot Fort

Al Koot Fort

0.22km from Souq Al Waqif Doha

Commonly known as the Doha Fort, it is located in the heart of Doha. Exhibits and artworks in the museum fort include handicrafts, gypsum and wooden ornaments, fishing equipment and boats, historical photos and paintings including oil paintings of craft workers and daily life.

Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center

A cultural center and a mosque. The mosque has a unique, tall minaret design making it the tallest mosque in Qatar. The culture Center is involved in several social, religious and educational activities, and it publishes religious studies and provides lessons in Arabic and Islam.

Msheireb Museums

Msheireb Museums

0.33km from Souq Al Waqif Doha

A collection of four restored heritage houses that showcases a community-based lifestyle of old Msheireb commercial center before the oil boom.

Museum of Islamic Art

Museum of Islamic Art

1.06km from Souq Al Waqif Doha

Museum on one end of the seven-kilometer-long (4.3 mi) Corniche in Doha. The museum is built on an island off an artificial projecting peninsula near the traditional dhow harbor.

National Museum of Qatar

National Museum of Qatar

1.69km from Souq Al Waqif Doha

Architecture inspired by the desert rose, the building grows around the original twentieth-century palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani. The museum galleries address three major, interrelated themes. The galleries are loosely arranged in chronological order, beginning with exhibitions on the natural history of the desert and the Persian Gulf, artifacts from Bedouin culture, historical exhibitions on the tribal wars, the establishment of the Qatari state, and the discovery of oil to the

Corniche view point

Corniche view point

2km from Souq Al Waqif Doha

A waterfront promenade extending for seven kilometers along Doha Bay with amazing views of Doha skyline. Many of Doha's most iconic landmarks are found along the Corniche.

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What Visitors Say About Souq Al Waqif Doha


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Nithin Mathew

Nithin Mathew

Market filled with nice restaurants, shopping and a great place to hangout. Got to try camel meat for the first time, not a fan.


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