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Souq Waqif


Yesterday I decided to skip all commercial malls and and have shopping at Souq Wafiq. It’s  the most important souq in Doha, where you find a lot of handcrafted stuff, souvenirs, spicies, garments, pearls and many other things.
Normally, the Souq is a place that I frequent in the evening. It’s full of great restaurants. Cousines from all over the world. Great food, fair prices, friendly atmosphere. And last but not least important aspect, there are many shisha bars!
However, yesterday I found out that it is also the place to close great affairs! Pearls – absolutely authentic – cost 50 Qr (which means approximately 11 euros). Vessels of plaited straw cost about 15 Qr. Spices? Less than one euro. And you cannot imagine how many different kind of spices exist. Impossible to know all of them.
In addition to the handicraft shops there are also many art galleries. Moreover, it hosts small concerts or events.
The Souq has been recently restored back to its original aspect. As guardians there are camels. Yes, camels. But you know … we are in the desert!
Yes, definitely the Souq Waquif is a destination to not miss.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diane Von Furstenberg bag
K.Jacques St. Tropez sandals
Notify denim
Chiara Amodeo
About me

Chiara is a quirky and funny Italian girl currently living in Middle East. She is a dreamer, a blogger, a shopaholic, Paris and cats lover. She spends her days with her husband and their three cats, creating outfits with Mrs B. and writing about what she loves!

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34 Comments

Samantha B. Jones
Reply February 19, 2014

Lovely pictures! Makes me want to go on holiday!

Sam
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Rinako グレー
Reply February 20, 2014

It sounds like really interesting place!
btw. Lovely photos! : )

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Constance Murphy
Reply February 20, 2014

Beautiful pictures and place!

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Dez Offril
Reply February 20, 2014

very cool pictures of the fabrics! it helps to go off the practical route to find amazing pieces. your sandals btw are super cute!

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Giulia
Reply February 20, 2014

Foto e posto meravigliosi ! :)
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Coco
Reply February 20, 2014

Che bello Chiara! Un giorno mi racconti la tua storia? Un bacione
Love,
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Elisabeth
Reply February 20, 2014

Thank you for leaving such a kind comment on my blog!

xxx
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Lena vgolove
Reply February 20, 2014

Great pictures!

Have a nice day!
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Nora
Reply February 20, 2014

Lovely photo's!

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Eleonora Petrella
Reply February 20, 2014

wow! Che posto fantastico! <3
Un nuovo outfit ti aspetta sul mio blog!
Mi piacerebbe sapere che cosa ne pensi! :)
Un bacione,
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Claudia
Reply February 20, 2014

Bello!!!Quando verrò a trovarti mi ci porti :p
Un bacione tesoro!!
Buona giornata

Fabrizia
Reply February 20, 2014

Che fotografie fantastiche che hai scattato!
Follow me on Cosa Mi Metto???

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Reply February 20, 2014

Bellissime foto!! Baci Elisabetta

Mimma Zizzo
Reply February 20, 2014

Chiara da noi non c'è un posto così bello. Sempre più curiosa....

    Chiara T.
    Reply February 20, 2014

    Nooo veramente?! Beh sicuramente qui è difficile trovare qualcosa allo sbando..stanno demolendo e ricostruendo da zero interi quartieri!! Il souk è meraviglioso, sia di giorno che di sera c'è un'atmosfera bellissima!

Economy of Style
Reply February 20, 2014

Wow! What an experience! The prices are amazing too.

cristina R.
Reply February 20, 2014

che belle foto!
xx
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MaysaAndSunshine
Reply February 20, 2014

What a place to shop, I enjoy exploring this part of the world through your blog.

L.E.N
Reply February 20, 2014

Incredible blog! :)

I would like to invite you to my blog! I would be so happy if we support each other!
I will follow right back when you do so, so just let me know!

XX
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Giulia
Reply February 20, 2014

So nice pics!!!!
kiss Giuly

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Dania Carbonini
Reply February 20, 2014

La bellezza del tuo blog è proprio che ci fai conoscere un sacco di cose nuove e belle.
Un bacio Chiara

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Chrissie aus der edelfabrik
Reply February 20, 2014

Follow you back :) have a great day!!!

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Reply February 20, 2014

che bello dev'essere questo Souq <3
e geniali i cammelli come guardie :D
bellissime foto

Mari
Reply February 20, 2014

bellissime foto e grazie!

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grazie
Mari

Francesca Romana Capizzi
Reply February 20, 2014

Nooo ti prego, voglio venire a trovarti!!!!
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Giusy Manzella
Reply February 20, 2014

Che belli questi posti! I colori dei tessuti poi gli adoro. :*

miss b
Reply February 20, 2014

I absolutely loved wandering around Souq Waqif when we were in Doha last October. There is so much to admire with all the colourful fabrics and handicrafts. Gorgeous sandals by the way!
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Nevalyn N
Reply February 20, 2014

How cool... and how fun to go shopping like that
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Maripiliyrebeca Cortés Romeo
Reply February 20, 2014

Que imagenes más bonitas
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Marta
Reply February 20, 2014

Hello from Spain: great pics. Keep in touch

Ines RdP
Reply February 20, 2014

hello dear. you have very nice blog. I love it <3
tell me what about follow each other, I always follow back so let me know (>‿♥)
xoxo from Spain
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Chahrazad
Reply February 20, 2014

Looks nice!!

x
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angelandchic byMARTA
Reply February 20, 2014

very nice photos!xoxo
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