Souq Waqif Art Centre
The Souq Waqif Art Centre is located in the QATAR, close to the Fish Market. The Centre combines a selection of small & artistic shops with a number of exhibition rooms laid out around a long narrow courtyard. Outside the rooms lie sculptures and chests inlaid with turtle shell.
Exhibitions have included The Islamic Arts exhibition, with displays of ancient calligraphy, some dating back centuries, and displays of carpets and photography.
The Souq Waqif was used as a filming location for a number of films screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2009, including the action film 'Dohard' directed by Dean Alexandrou and Masato Riesser, and produced by Waheed Khan, and 'The Haggler' directed and produced by the DTFF. they al so sell many kinds os pets such as parrots and many types of birds, cats, dogs, birds, chicks, fish, rabbets, turtles, sea snakes, hamsters and many others .