The Villagio shopping mall offers a good mix of shops, restaurants and recreation. Based on a Venetian theme, the mall has a canal that visitors can navigate using a genuine Venetian Gondola. The mall also offers an indoor Olympic-sized skating rink and a 22,000-sqm theme park.www.villaggioqatar.com
Also a good mix of dining, shopping and entertainment, Landmark shopping mall is believed to have marked the beginning of mall culture in the country. It looks like a traditional fort from outside and holds a children’s play area called Circus Land.
City Center Doha
One of the largest malls in the Middle East, City Center Doha boasts five levels of shopping including bowling options, an ice skating rink, a gaming area and an amusement park. There are also two large food courts and several restaurants for dining options.
To purchase jewellery or avail of personal shopping services head straight to Royal Plaza. This exclusive mall is for the deep-pocketed connoisseurs of luxury items.
This is a traditional market and is a great place to acquaint yourself with local and regional craftwork. Souq Waqif is one of the liveliest places in Doha, boasting restaurants serving traditional Qatari food and various specialties from the Middle-East.