Flights to Qatar

Qatar Airways is the state-owned flag carrier.  Its services covered over 140 destinations so you can always find a flight to where you want. If you are member of the OneWorld Alliance, please be reminded that Qatar Airways is a member of it, which means if you are members of one of these airlines you can … Read more

Opening Hours

Here is the opening hours of shops and restaurants in Souq Waqif.   Shops: Most shops operate from 10:00 am. to noon. Re-open at 4 p.m. till 10 p.m.   Restaurants: Most restaurants open all day, from 8:00 a.m. to midnight. Some may even open 24 hours.   Banks: Click here for list of banks … Read more


Qatar Riyal (QAR or QR) is divided into 100 Dirham. Riyal was pegged with USD at US$1 to QR 3.64. The nomination is as follows: 1 Riyals 5 Riyals 10 Riyals 100 Riyals 500 Riyals   1 Dirham 5 Dirhams 10 Dirhams 25 Dirhams 50 Dirhams ATM machines are easily accessible. In fact, Souq Waqif is very close to many banks, including … Read more

Attractions Near Souq Waqif

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Within walking distance to the souq, next to the Corniche Promenade, the Museum of Islamic Art is well worth visiting.  Every Thursday and Saturday starting 2 p.m., you may join their highlight guided tour for free if you are in a hurry. The tour takes 40 minutes.  The museum features … Read more

Attractions near Souq Waqif

Souq Waqif literally means “standing market”.  It’s a market so shopping is the main activity here. If you are not from the Gulf region then everything here is enough to enchant you. Shopping Explore different alleys to find more shops and stores that sell traditional goods, from daily necessities like spices to fabric, fashion, handicrafts and … Read more

Banks in Doha

Opening hours: Sunday~Thursday: 7:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. Some banks may open in the late afternoon, say, 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. and Saturday 7:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Please check with individual bank for up-to-date opening time.   List of Banks in Qatar Qatar Central Bank Arab Bank Bank Saderat Iran Barclays Bank BNP Paribas Commercial Bank of Qatar Doha … Read more

Weather in Doha

Rainfall It is dry in general from January to August with September being the wettest season.   Annual Temperature in Doha January is the coolest month and rain stops.  January to March is probably the best.  Then November and December are cooler too if you don’t mind occasional rain. Average Lowest Temperature (Celcius) Average Highest … Read more

QPost Branches

Post services in Qatar is provided by QPost.  This is a quick reference for you find the nearest QPost branches. For more up-to-date information, please refer to QPost’s web site. List of QPost Branches: General Post Office Najma Qatar Foundation Lulu Hyper Market Khalifa Town New Mansoorah-almeera Al kharthiyat Industrial Area Al Shahaniya Al Azizya … Read more