Shopping Destinations in Qatar
Qatar is probably the best shopping destination in the Middle East, where luxury brands and high street names equally entice the well-heeled customers. There is something for everyone.
Amongst the popular ones are :
The Souq is famous for its open-air cafes and restaurants, souvenir/gift shops, clothes and the usual knick-knacks. There’s even a fairly large space dedicated to a pet market within the souq. Given the number of boutique hotels that dot its periphery, many tourists prefer to stay near the Souq and walk around exploring new corners of the Souq in the evenings.
The Villaggio Mall
The Villaggio Mall is the most popular amongst tourists and locals alike. This Venetian themed mall is one of the most sought after destination in Qatar for top of the line luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Gucci, Valentino and Dolce and Gabbana. Featuring more that 50 amazing restaurants, 13 state-of-the-art cinemas as well as the Gondolania Theme Park, the Villaggio Mall caters to every age group.
The City Centre Mall
The Lagoona Mall
La Croisette at Porto Arabia in The Pearl:
Carrefour, the French supermarket chain has outlets in the Villaggio Mall, City Centre Mall as well as the Landmark Mall. Its known for its fresh produce, groceries, and home and health care products and stocks a lot of international brands in most food categories.