Souq Waqif is a traditional market that is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in Doha. The market combines tradition and originality with modern urbanity, and is the most famous tourist and heritage landmark frequented by tourists and citizens. The market is famous for selling traditional artifacts and eating Arab, traditional and international food.

Most places in Souq Waqif are open daily from 10am to 12pm and from 4pm to 10pm. The market is considered one of the most lively places in Doha and includes an increasing number of restaurants serving traditional Qatari food and various Middle Eastern dishes.

There are many cafés and traditional restaurants that open late (some of them open 24 hours). The restaurants serve delicious local food in addition to the traditional shisha or hookah, as well as periodic performances of folk dances and music, especially in the big celebrations that Mr. It surpasses what is shown in Las Vegas, Notre Dame de Paris, the Artists' Quarter, Vienna and Dubai, and there is the possibility of taking photographs of donkeys carrying the traditional ornate shield on their back.