The souq, which opened over the weekend and will run through June 24, includes 250 booths from 25 countries with various goods, including antiques, jalabiyas, perfumes, carpets, jewelry, makeup and food.
The “show” is an annual Ramadan tradition during which drivers, mostly young Qatari men, gather daily at the Corniche an hour before sunset to partake in a parade of sorts, passing dozens of residents who come to enjoy the show.
It's possible to explore the Ramadan food scene in Doha without breaking the bank. Here's a mish-mash of our suggestions for non-hotel iftars and suhoors to check out during the holy month, ranging in price from QR15 to about QR100.
Abstaining from food and water from dawn to sunset, all while trying to think positive thoughts, is no easy feat. Here, a non-Muslim Canadian expat explains why he enjoys fasting in Qatar every year, and suggests others try it out too.