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Fanar - Qatar Islamic Cultural Center

Abdullah Bin Jassim Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 4425 0250
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Good intro to Islam

Easy walk from Souq Waqif. Interesting intro to Islam. Everyone was very kind and friendly. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jaime B
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Interesting place with unique minaret

This is across the road from Souq Waqif. Really nice place with very good facilities. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Musaafir1439
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“islamic faith” (7 reviews)
“non muslims” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION
Abdullah Bin Jassim Street, Doha, Qatar
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+974 4425 0250
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"islamic faith"
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"arabic language"
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"non muslims"
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"served tea"
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"prominent landmark"
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"mosque tour"
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"great mosque"
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"call to prayer"
in 3 reviews
"located close"
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"impressive building"
in 4 reviews
"the ground floor"
in 7 reviews
"men and women"
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"grand mosque"
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"local culture"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk from Souq Waqif. Interesting intro to Islam. Everyone was very kind and friendly. I had two men offer me coffee/tea. Another woman, a local Muslim, who just happened to be passing through, stopped and chatted with me for some time, took me to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is across the road from Souq Waqif. Really nice place with very good facilities. There is a really nice lounge area and information about Islam. There is a mosque which has praying facilities for both men and women.

Thank Musaafir1439
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We wandered into the cultural centre by accident but were given a wonderful personal tour by one of the guides. He provided insight into a much misunderstood religion and was happy to answer any questions that we asked.

Thank Susie K
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Fanar cultural Centre offers not only Arabic course for non Arabic speakers but also talks and visits such as Qatari majlis or Qatari herbal remedies. These are opened for families on Friday afternoon or for ladies only on Wednesday mornings. Bookings should be done through...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Its a very nice and educational place and surrounding it has many souqs and shops for you to walk around

Thank Barfine R
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is more of an education centre open to all, muslim and non muslims to come in and learn a little history and contemporary facts about Islam and the Quran and the scientific information provided in this holy book over 1400 years ago which is...More

Thank ADFlawless
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Worth a quick visit to admire the mosque and to learn a bit more about Islam and how it ties in with Judaism and Christianity. I felt welcomed and enjoyed the open opportunity to discuss faiths.

Thank Chris_vonR
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The shape of the building is quite nice and you can take some pictures. There isn't much to see inside unless you are interested in cultural history.

Thank 962dhawals
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

You would love this beautiful architecture which is just a walking distance from Souq Waqif. Do ensure to visit the place with a guide or a tour - you would get to know some historical importance about this place.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A little crowded, but they spoke wonderful English and answered all our questions. Truly interesting cultural experience.

Thank TravelingBubba
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Алтынай М
13 February 2018|
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Could you ask it in English?
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Response from mansoorck | Reviewed this property |
Hi Starting from basic level to advanced level. Fee is 300 QR per level. Course material will be distributed and per day 1.5 hour session. Mostly the classes are available only in the evening and weekdays, if you want to... More
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