Souq Waqif

Did You Know?

Souq Waqif is one of Qatar’s most vibrant social hotspots. It is a traditional cultural bazaar, which houses a variety of shops selling traditional products, spices, fabric, souvenirs, pearls, and much more!

It also has a range of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines such as Yemeni, Iranian, Iraqi, Thai, Malaysian, Indian, Lebanese, etc. It is also a popular place for visitors to smoke shisha pipes, enjoy good coffee, or just relax after a long week.

In addition to these, Souq Waqif also has an interesting veterinary surgery centre for falcons, which are the traditional birds of Qatar.

 (Nada Hamouche)