Ask around for the best places to find stationery, craft supplies, school supplies or various knickknacks in Doha and someone is sure to tell you to check out Al Rawnaq. Their description may be vague and directions a little confusing (“What do you mean it’s underground behind the KFC?”). In fact (despite what the outdated shopping bags say), there currently are four locations throughout Doha. Some are under new management and each carries their own varied stock and trinkets.
Here’s what you need to know about each of these treasure-troves of craft lovers and stationery shoppers. Please note, that due to the nature of these stores, the information below (especially the products available) can change frequently.