The Qatari thobe is the typically white long-sleeved, ankle-length robe worn by men in the country. The thobe is worn with accessories such as the ghitra (headdress), gahfiya (cap under ghitra), igal and karakeesh (black rope supporting the ghitra).
Wondering if visitors & foreigners can wear a thobe in Qatar? The answer is yes!
Do you want to have a Qatari thobe made? Watch our QTip, as Mr Q takes you to Souq Waqif and gives you step-by-step instructions on how to get one made and the accessories required.
Looking to buy a readymade thobe? For visitors, Souq Waqif is a great place to start. There are also many tailoring shops and souqs where you can buy a readymade thobe.
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