Qatar has a large number of great, high-end shopping outlets with endless international brands, dining and entertainment available. Among these, the Villaggio Mall stands out as the best of the best places to go for Qatar shopping. Villaggio’s impressive venetian-styled interiors combined with an astonishing range of high-end shopping, dining and entertainment venues, make it a must-see on any shopaholic’s list of things to do in Doha.
The best place for shopping in QatarVillaggio spreads across 360,000 square meters and is home to around 200 shops featuring some of the most popular international fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Valentino, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana, as well as locally popular Qatar brands.
World of entertainmentOffering much more than ‘just’ amazing shopping, the indoor Gondolania Theme Park is the biggest theme park in the region and definitely worth a visit if you are looking for a thrill. Try the rollercoaster, the drop tower or the sky-loop, which are sure to get your adrenaline levels up. If these are too exhilarating, you can go for a go-kart race, playing laser tags or a round of bowling in one of the bowling alleys.
Feeling more like relaxing after an intense shopping spree? The Gondola Ride will take you through Villaggio Mall in classic gondolas where you are able to take in the impressive venetian-styled architecture. Finally, the Gondolania Ice Rink is one of Qatar’s only 2 ice rinks, and is open for the public when the national ice hockey team is not occupying the rink.
Overall, Qatar is a great shopping destination. If the mall gets too busy for you, you can visit Lagoona Mall, or City Center Doha Shopping Mall, where you can also find numerous brands. Regardless of where you are going for some great Qatar shopping, with the Radisson Blu Hotel in Doha’s city center location, you will not be more than 15 minutes away from amazing retail therapy.