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Falcon Souk

Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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This was my first time I saw a highly demanded market for falcon. There was lots of different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aduham M
via mobile
Loved.Loved it.

Fantastic.Although it was rest time for the birds and their owners they still let us in and were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle L
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“shop owners” (4 reviews)
“unique places” (2 reviews)
“birds of prey” (2 reviews)
Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time I saw a highly demanded market for falcon. There was lots of different businesses going on related to falcons. The most surprising thing I saw was The Falcon Hospital.

1  Thank Aduham M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic.Although it was rest time for the birds and their owners they still let us in and were so friendly and informative. I Love Doha

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I happened to notice this place and was invited in by a customer, complete with a falcon on his arm. You get to see several falcons waiting for treatment as well as being able to see into some of the treatment rooms. There's no charge...More

Thank amp-qld
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Falcons are very popular in Qatar its interesting to see the market and the hospital next to Souq Wakif. Shopowners are nice and they tell you a lot about the birds.

1  Thank Katalin R
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The falcon souq offers a great insight into falconry which is a part of the Arab culture. The falcon souq is located just next to the Souq Waqif (or is part of it???) and houses a number of shops where falcons and equipment for falconry...More

Thank Holger C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I had a 24 hour stop over in Doha and this was my highlight! I really enjoyed walking in all he shops and watching all the falcons eat. Maybe I got there at the right time (9am) but all the shops were feeding them chicken...More

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Falcon Souk, with multiple shops selling trained falcons and accessories made on site, really shows what a special place falconry has in Qatari culture. The peregrine falcon is the highest valued bird of prey. On the Arab peninsula primarily used to hunt the houbara...More

Thank seadragon99
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

At least when you ll visit this place you ll see the Genuine Doha people here are passionated, shy but full of love for their culture there is a Falcon hospital near by go and you ll see one Advice ! falcon in local language...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Been there a dozen of times, I'd go Der another dozen of times. The atmosphere is very cultural, the Falcons in the souq are amazing that the facility even hosts a falcon hospital. It's one the most unique places in qatar. The locations also has...More

1  Thank A.R R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This one this is different whilst it is fairly new it is also a pleasure to walk around and thus include the Falcon You can see them and watch the presentation witch is very good

Thank mje0250
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10 June 2015|
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Response from Sabeen H | Reviewed this property |
The souq shops only open after five pm. However, the falcon hospital opens at 5 am and closes at 5 pm