The Gold Souq is a nighttime market located within a short distance from the Souq Waqif. As suggested by the name, this market is crowded with stores selling fine jewelry, typically made of gold.
Visit the Gold Souq if you’re nearby; it should be on your to-do list! Additionally, the Gold Souq may have what you’re searching for if you’re looking for original souvenirs or gift ideas for your loved ones.
The Qatarjust.com staff has included a list of activities you can engage in while seeing the Gold Souq in this guide.
Stroll along shining jewellery shops
It would be fun to meander through the lanes of the Gold Souq because there is so much gorgeous jewelry displayed in the storefronts. In addition to having some of the top jewelry shops in Qatar, the Gold Souq is also beautifully decorated with regional designs and decorations.
Get your name in Arabic engraved on gold jewelry.
Numerous businesses in the Gold Souq sell jewelry with sophisticated designs made of various stones and metals. Some jewelry stores even let customers customize their purchases! Although there is already jewelry that is ready to wear in the stores, buyers can have jewelry fashioned to order in the souq.
Jewelry with your name engraved in Arabic is one of the most popular styles in the Gold Souq.
Purchase high-quality gold
There are a wide array of jewellery designs in the Gold Souq that are made from different materials such as platinum, silver, white gold, gems, and more. But as the name of the souq says, the Gold Souq is most famous for its high-quality gold!
You can easily purchase your favourite gold pieces of jewellery from the souq ranging from 14 to 22-carat gold.
Did you know that the Gold Souq also allows you to sell gold? The Qatari government has a few standards and guidelines that you must go by if you want to sell gold there. Prices for gold will change based on the store.
- Saturday through Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm, and 4 pm to 10 pm; Friday, 4 pm to 10 pm.
- Time zones for the World Cup: Saturday through Thursday, 9 am to 10 pm; Friday, 4 pm to 10 pm