5 THINGS TO-DO AT SOUQ WAQIF EVERYONE MUST TRY

Souq Waqif is one of the top must-visit places in almost everyone’s list, whether tourist or resident. The glitzy colorful shops and old-world charm that it has maintained throughout the years has made it a place one can’t miss. No matter your choice of fun, Souq Waqif will never disappoint. Here are a list of things that you should definitely do when you go to the eclectic market place :

 

1. Clothes Shopping
Make sure to keep in a lot of change handy as you go into the lanes of Souq. Cloaks with dazzling embroidery, scarves with a riot of colors and various other knick knacks can be found here for anyone who wishes to indulge.

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2. Spice Shopping
Souq offers a wide variety of spices for the adventurous ones. The shop-keepers stock wares of saffron, sumac, dried flowers and much more and you can try a hand at them to spice up your homely cuisine.

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3. Art Factor

Besides being home for traditional accessories, the area has dedicated exhibitions for local art. There are quite a few art galleries in the premises and great works of local and international artists can be savored here.

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4. Home Cooked Delicacies
The open area at Souq Waqif is bustling in the evenings with ladies who serve traditional home-cooked dishes like Majbooj, Kousa Mahshi, and many more. Priced at just 5-20 QAR, they are worth a taste.

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5. Falcon Fun

Qatar is a place that respects falcons a lot and as you go towards the periphery of Souq Waqif, you will find the Falcon Souq. Falconry is a traditional sport and when you visit the Falcon Souq caretakers will tell you all about it and help you interact with the mighty bird of prey.

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