21 High st, described as an â€œexquisite outdoor shopping destinationâ€, has opened at Katara â€“ the Cultural Village.Operated by Ali Bin Ali Holding, 21 High st is â€œa hub of luxury and elegance, where retail meets and complements culture and artâ€, according to a press statement.
â€œQatarâ€™s journey to becoming a key regional retail destination took a major leap forward with the opening of 21 High st, the exquisite outdoor shopping destination,â€ the statement noted. â€œSet in a prestigious location in the heart of Katara, 21 High st is designed to be a multi-dimensional project â€“ reiterating the commitment to Qatarâ€™s tourism and commercial progress.â€
Spread over almost 40,000sq m, 21 High st comprises multiple â€œfirst-of-a-kindâ€ features in Qatar.
It is home to luxury, fashion, watches and jewellery brands from all around the world, including iconic French department store Galeries Lafayette, and is a fashion loverâ€™s paradise. It also houses international restaurant and cafÃ© chains.
21 High st also features a spa and salon, gourmet retail outlets, a food hall, terraces and offices, â€œmaking the experience very specialâ€.
With a luxury hotel lined up for opening soon, the Street â€œpromises to be much more than a shopping destinationâ€, the statement points out.
The 15,000sqm French department store, Galeries Lafayette, brings the Parisian lifestyle to Qatar with a wide range of fashion, luxury goods, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics and exclusive restaurant brands.
21 High st is a unique open-air shopping destination in Qatar presenting visitors with a comfortably cool outdoor environment in which to shop and dine while enjoying their favourite activities throughout the year despite the soaring temperatures that may prevail during summer.
â€œWith its architecture presenting an intriguing mix of classical European style and local traditional heritage, 21 High st complements the Katara theme â€“ â€˜where classical architecture and traditional heritage blend into the here and nowâ€™,â€ the statement adds
Source : Gulf Times