Gold Souq Qatar

Gold Souq Qatar is the best place to buy gold in Qatar.

Gold Souq Qatar pleases its customers with both traditional and contemporary gold pieces embellished with attractive designs and gems. It is the best place to buy gold in Qatar.

Souqs have been an embodiment of Qatar’s heritage and culture. Gold Souq in Doha near Souq Waqif is a popular spot for gold lovers as it consists of 40+ licensed gold shops with a vast variety of gold jewelry from different countries.

Gold Souq Qatar Timings

Monday to Sunday Opening Timings

  • 9:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M
  • 4:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M

Friday Opening Timings

  • 4:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M

On weekdays most stores are closed from noon to four… so one should visit the gold market in the evening to see it lively.

Location Of Gold Souq Qatar

Gold Souq is located in downtown Doha near Al Ghanim Bus Station opposite Souq Waqif (oldest traditional market in Qatar).

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Doha International Airport To Gold Souq Qatar

  • Take Departure Terminal Rd to Airport St/Kaba Al MArkh St
  • Take C Ring Rd, Ras Abu Abboud St to A Ring Road
  • Then take Khalid Bin Al Waleed Street and Al Baharna to Ibn Malik Street
  • Take right on to Al Ashat Street and move Khalid Bin Al Waleed Street (Destination reached on the right hand side).

Copy this map link (https://goo.gl/maps/WD5oXiwgXuK9emw59) via C Ring Road and share on facebook, twitter or Gmail with your friends and family members to reach at the exact place.

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Al Ghanim TBS Bus Stop To Gold Souq Doha Qatar

[ Route Option C ]

Al Ghanim Bus Station, Doha To Gold Souq Doha Qatar

For the convenience, copy this map link (https://goo.gl/maps/ShYP524V2DGG9Dii9) route via Al Murshid Street and Al Ashat Street / Khalid Bin Waleed Street and share on facebook, twitter or Gmail with your friends and family members to reach at the exact place.

Make copy of this map link (https://goo.gl/maps/P8NfisLpWoCGpdCB7) via turn left on Al Murshid Street, then Ibn Malik Street towards Khalid Bin Waleed Street and share on facebook, twitter or Gmail with your friends and family members to reach at the exact place.

You have the option to copy this map link (https://goo.gl/maps/D1yTssfHEMN2MT2L6) route via turn right on Al Murshid Street, then take Ibn Malik Street then towards Khalid Bin Waleed Street and share on facebook, twitter or Gmail with your friends and family members to reach at the exact place.

[ Route Option D ]

Doha Metro To Gold Souq Qatar

Red Line Metro has 18 stops up till 2023. Take Red line metro and drop at Msheireb Station. The gold souq is around 17 minutes walking distance (1.30 Km) Via Wadi Msheireb Street and Ali Bin Abdullah Street. You can pick cab service as per your convenience.

Gold Line Metro has 11 stops up till 2023. Take Gold line metro and drop at Souq Waqif Station. The gold souq is around 8 minutes walking distance (600 meters) Via Ali Bin Abdullah Street. You can opt taxi service as per your convenience.

Qatar Gold Market Entry Fee

Qatar Gold Market Entry Fee

Gold Souq Qatar does not require any entry fee rather its free. So no worries of spending any fees on visiting this market.

In fact, people around the world come here for making videos of gold shops and variety of gold jewelry is available here of different countries. Shop keepers don’t charge anything for making videos & pictures. 

Cheapest Gold Shop In Qatar

Cheapest Gold Shop In Qatar

Buy gold bars (bricks) or jewelry is cheap throughout the gold market. However, there are some shops in Gold Souq Qatar that are charging less for gold as compared with other shops in the gold market. 

Some of the cheapest gold shops where buyers can visit and buy at good rates are the following:

  • Prakkat Jeweler (Phone # 00974 44425930)
  • New Ayisha Jewelry (Phone # 00974 66840377)
  • Shine Gold & Diamonds (Phone # 00974 66990661)

Gold Souq Features

Some of the prominent features available in the Gold Souq Qatar for the convenience of the visitors include.

  • Credit cards are acceptable for purchasing items.
  • It is suitable for kids. You can take your entire family for shopping.
  • It provides both outdoor and indoor sitting areas.
  • A Parking area is also available.
  • It is wheelchair accessible as well.
  • All shops are air conditioned.

Rates In Gold Souq Qatar

The buyers visiting the Gold Souq Qatar to purchase (investing) gold bricks (bullion bar), gold coins, or jewelry essentially look at the current gold rate of the day in Qatar.

Why? Because it is the market (souq) price of gold today on which each jeweler/seller will consider selling its gold or jewelry. 

People normally Google gold rates before visiting the market, however, current gold rates are prominently displayed in every gold shop, like in any part of the world. 

The ready-made jewelry prices includes labor charges (premium) of the jeweler. However, if you are ordering a piece of custom-made jewelry, the shopkeeper (jeweler) will add its labor charges to the current market gold rate. You can use a gold jewelry price calculator to make a value assessment of your gold valuables.  

In order to restrict fraud in gold transactions either by buyer or seller read our article on how to sell gold in Qatar. These are standing instructions and formalities defined by the Qatar Ministry to be fulfilled for safe gold selling/buying.   

Gold Souq Offering Cheaper Jewelry

The gold available in Qatar is tax-free so the gold jewelry available is cheaper and better in quality.

The Must Buy Name Accessory-Pendants

The Must Buy Name Accessory Pendants

Pendants with their name written on them in Arabic and other languages are a must-buy accessory for tourists. They are available in almost every shop at an affordable price.

Guarantee

The best part about buying gold jewelry from Gold Souq Qatar is that you don’t have to worry about fake jewelry because all shops are regulated by the local ministry and the jewelry is weighed in front of the customers which is already tested. 

On purchase, they’ll provide you with a receipt on which the weight of the jewelry is mentioned. It can be in grams and in karats which are usually 18k, 22k, or 24k. With diamonds as well the karat (or carat), and the colors among them are mentioned. 

It is, however, advised to buy or sell gold from licensed trusted gold jewelry shops in Qatar.

Variety Of Gold Jewelry

Gold Souq Qatar sells stunning rose gold, pearl, silver, platinum, green gold, and white gold jewelry in beautiful designs and patterns. Most of the gold jewelry is available in 22 karat, 18 karat, etc (22k and 18k). 

Gold Jewelry in different designs is available from different countries including Turkey, Oman, Bahrain, India, Saudi Arabia, Iran etc.

Tips For Shopping In Gold Souk Qatar

The following tips for shopping in Gold Souk Qatar play an important role and are greatly beneficial for the visiting persons. They can secure maximum benefits and experience happy shopping.

  • Prices may vary from one shop to another so haggling is vital.
  • Keep in mind the international price of gold. Check current gold prices in Qatar before visiting the market.
  • The international rates are according to the pure gold (24K) so through negotiation the labor rate might get reduced.
  • Always take gold purchase receipt from the shopkeeper.
  • Proficiency comes through practice and experience.

Conclusion

Gold Souq Qatar is the most trusted busy marketplace for buyers and sellers. You will find many shops within this market selling gold (24k, 22k, 18k, etc.) of international brands and jewelry of local customs and international modern designs. There is such a huge variety of gold made-ups that everyone gets something valuable within their budget.

Gold Souk Qatar Frequently Asked Questions

Gold Souq Qatar is located in downtown Doha city near Al Ghanim Bus Station opposite Souq Waqif.

The souq remains open 7 days a week. The 6 days timings are 9:00 am to 1:00 pm then after a few hours break reopen at 4:00 pm and closed at 10.00 pm. On Friday, the souq opens at 4:00 pm and closes at 10:00 pm.

The shops in Gold Souq Qatar strictly follow the current gold rate of the day i.e. QAR 273.11 per gram for a 24-carat gold. The everyday gold rates are also listed visibly in each shop.

The best place to sell your gold is Gold Souq Qatar. A marketplace where you will see more than 40 gold shops. You can reach out to different shops and sell your gold to the one offering the highest value.