Shopping in Al Wakrah
A Poetic Retail Epic
From dune bashing in wind-whipped desertscapes and camping under stunning star canopies to roaming around antique cultural villages and pearling emporiums, Doha is a rich depository of thrilling experiences. However, if nothing gets your heart racing like a great deal, here are some Insta-shoppable stops you can’t miss!
If an old-world mecca of vintage splendor boasting delightful seascape views sounds up your alley, Souq Wakrah will capture your heart with its surreal lantern-hued glamour of colorful shops where you can find elaborately beautiful jewelry, Bedouin-woven carpets, beautifully crafted traditional cloaks, daggers, and bags, as well as delicious spices, dates, sweets, snacks, and other authentic Arab delicacies.
Souq Waqif is an enriching historic microcosm complete with vintage architecture dating back a hundred years and weaving a dreamy jewel-toned tapestry of tradition and culture, where you can find a vibrant abundance of local art, intricate home décor, lush fabrics, embroidered textiles, and fabulous tailor-made attire. If you’re looking for 5-star hotels in Doha proffering prime access to its enticing recreation hubs, venture no further than the likes of Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar by Tivoli.
The Gold Souq
For some irresistible bling without having to empty out your pockets, this iconic Souq is a great place! These shimmering alleyways offer ample golden opportunities, from having your name delicately gilded in graceful Arabic letters to customizing a jewellery set inspired by a tradition-meets-contemporary fusion design.
For an exhilaratingly upmarket, state-of-the-art shopping experience, head to the ultra-trendy Ezdan Mall, an architectural masterpiece full of heightened sensory fun for the entire family, from top-tier local and international stores to diverse avenues of entertainment.