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Posted On: 6 December 2022 05:00 pm
Updated On: 6 December 2022 04:58 pm

All you need to know about Qatar's Gold Souq

Tracy Quirino
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Just a few meters walk from the Souq Waqif lies another market that glimmers in the night: the Gold Souq. As the name says, this market is filled with shops selling high-quality jewellery, usually gold.

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If you're near the area, dropping by the Gold Souq should be on your itinerary! And if you're looking for gift ideas or unique souvenirs for your loved ones, then the Gold Souq might be where you can get them.

In this guide, the (ILQ) team lists some things you can do when visiting the Gold Souq.

Stroll along shining jewellery shops

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With lots of fabulous jewellery by the shop windows, it would be a delight to stroll through the Gold Souq's alleys. Apart from the magnificent stores that sell some of the best jewellery in Qatar, the Gold Souq is also well-designed with traditional local patterns and decorations.

Have your name written in Arabic on gold jewellery

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Many establishments in the Gold Souq offer jewellery in intricate designs using different gems and metals. Some jewellery shops even offer customization options for their customers! Although the shops already have ready-to-wear jewellery, customers can get customized jewellery made in the souq.

One of the most sought-after designs in the Gold Souq is customized jewellery where your name is written in Arabic.

Purchase high-quality gold

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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.

Sell gold

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Gold enthusiasts can also sell gold at the Gold Souq!

Did you know that you can also sell gold at the Gold Souq? The Qatar government has a few requirements and rules you would need to follow to regulate the selling of gold in the country. Gold rates will vary depending on stores.

Find out how you can sell gold here: All you need to know about selling gold in Qatar


Have you been to the Gold Souq? What was your favourite purchase in the souq? Let us know in the comments! Do share this article - it keeps us going!