The best things to do in Al Wakrah allow you to take in the highlights of one of the largest cities in Qatar. The city that started as a charming fishing village has a low-key vibe that radiates from its delightful beaches and authentic markets. Modern developments have enabled the city to thrive, but you’ll still see locals holding on to their roots.

Beautiful natural scenery together with interesting local culture is a special recipe that makes Al Wakrah a fantastic place to explore. Whether you’re looking to gaze at the seaside scenery or immerse yourself in the local way of life, Al Wakrah has just the right activity you're looking for.

What are the best things to do in Al Wakrah?

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    Al Wakrah Souq

    A traditional market on the beachfront

    Al Wakrah Souq
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    Al Wakrah Souq is a lively market where you can shop for keepsakes, dine at a local café and walk along its seaside promenade. You’ll also find lots of seaside restaurants and local vendors lining the streets. The market's rustic setting, with locals and travellers buying handmade goods, feels like you've travelled back in time.

    Al Wakrah Souq offers an authentic souq experience thanks to the traditional architecture and arrangement of the squares. Its relaxed vibe provides a nice place for a day out with family and friends. Additionally, you're just a few minutes away from family-friendly beaches along the coast. Al Wakra Main Street is a short distance in the opposite direction.

    Τοποθεσία: Al Wakrah Seafront, Al Wakrah, Qatar

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    Ezdan Mall (Al Wakra)

    All your favourite brands

    Ezdan Mall (Al Wakra)
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    Ezdan Mall (Al Wakra) is the place to be if you’re in the mood for a shopping spree in Al Wakrah. You have a wide choice of clothing, jewellery and footwear by world-renowned brands and local names. The mall frequently runs promotions, which could mean huge savings for your trip.

    The eateries are equally as diverse, and you’re sure to find a scrumptious meal to complement your shopping. Enjoy the spacious food court and admire the sleek architecture. If you're travelling with kids, the Fun Ville kids’ activities centre has many invigorating rides and games. Ezdan Mall is located next to Al Wakra Hospital.

    Τοποθεσία: Al Wukair St, Al Wakrah, Qatar

    Ώρες λειτουργίας: Saturday–Thursday from 7.30 am to 12 am, Fridays from 7.30 am to 11.15 am and from 12.30 pm to 12 am

    Τηλέφωνο: +974 4433 4545

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    Al Wakra Municipality Family Beach

    An ideal spot for a barbecue or splashing around the golden shores

    Al Wakra Municipality Family Beach
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    An afternoon at the Al Wakra Municipality Family Beach often results in all sorts of family fun. Tables and barbecue facilities make this a nice spot to enjoy picnics right on the beach. Kids can have fun at playgrounds nestled along the golden shores while older children and parents can make use of the volleyball and football courts.

    The calm and shallow waters are a safe environment to splash around but swimming is not advised. If you’re looking to relax, the wide coastline provides lots of space to lay out a towel and work on your tan. The Al Wakra Municipality Family Beach is around 6 km from Al Wakrah's centre.

    Τοποθεσία: Al Wakrah, Qatar

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    Port Al-Wakrah

    A lively harbour

    Port Al-Wakrah
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    Casting a net at Port Al-Wakrah is a cherished tradition for many locals, reflecting Al Wakrah's rich history as a fishing village. Admire the fishing boats docked at the marina and watch those patrolling the waters to supply the town with fresh seafood. Even if you don't catch anything, the stunning seaside views provide a fulfilling and relaxing way to spend the day in Al Wakrah.

    The easiest way to get to Port Al-Wakrah is by car; take a turn off Al Wakra Main Street and venture towards the water until you reach Al Meena Street. When you arrive at the marina, you’ll spot dozens of anglers with their hooks in the water, waiting for the next catch.

    Τοποθεσία: Al Wakrah, Qatar

    Τηλέφωνο: +974 4045 3333

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    Al Janoub Stadium

    An architectural gem and a hub of activity

    Al Janoub Stadium
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    The Al Janoub Stadium is an architectural marvel that hosted the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is a must-visit for football fans and architecture enthusiasts alike. Located just a short drive from Al Wakrah city centre, this stadium boasts a unique design inspired by the sails of traditional pearl diver dhow boats, with seating that mimics the waves of the sea.

    Beyond being a venue for amazing events, the stadium is surrounded by Al Janoub Park, which offers a variety of activities, including walking, jogging and workout areas, as well as play areas for children.

    Τοποθεσία: 5H6F+2J5, Al Wukair, Qatar

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Daniel Grenier | Συγγραφέας