Al Asmakh Area is located in the heart of the Doha city, near the Souk Waqif and the new Musheireb project. It has many apartment buildings and office blocks. The shopping is mainly older souk type shops where you can get good deal of different type of products and services, from having traditional dishes or buying stationary, home appliances and getting haircut. Because of lots of commuters on the narrow roads in this areas, residents can face problems caused by congested traffic.
Al Asmakh area is few minutes away from: Doha Cornish, a waterfront promenade extending for several kilometers along the Doha Bay. Souk Waqif - “standing market” in Arabic, the Souq evokes the feeling of ancient Arabic heritage. Museum of Islamic Art Park – green space overlooking the Cornish, the park has some attraction for children, a wonderful green open space in the city.
You will find mostly apartments in this area. For a one-bedroom, fully furnished apartment you would expect to pay roughly around QR 6,000-8,000 per month.