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Falcon Souk

Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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A Qatari heritage

The Falcon Souk, with multiple shops selling trained falcons and accessories made on site, really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
seadragon99
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Harstad, Norway
Doha Roots

At least when you ll visit this place you ll see the Genuine Doha people here are passionated, shy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ksarman
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 30 June 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
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was a fascinating place to visit and so different from anything I've seen before. The falcon holds a special place in the life of the Qataris and this was an indoor market where you can see the birds (with their hoods on) to buy...More

1  Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Falcons have a special place in arabic tradition and the best way to find out more about them is to visit Falcon Souq and just ask people, who are working there to tell you something more. Most of them are very passionate about it and...More

1  Thank Przemysław Z
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My Self Haider Iqbal and i am professional Falconer of Pakistan.its nice to see the page and Community who are attached with Falconry ... i would like to also expand my self here as Manufacturer of Handicrafted Falconry Equipments. some pictures i have attached. already...More

Thank HaiderIqbal
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Souk consists of a lot of shops selling falcons and all the equipment you need to take prat in the sport (if "sport" it is). One can wander through a series of shops - all look very similar, take pictures of the falcons tied...More

2  Thank Gogocar
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Product: Bird of prey market Location: Doha Overview: This huge sprawl of a bird market is full of small shops / stalls with a beautiful array of apparently well looked after falcons and similar. The stall holders are friendly and informative. You can buy birds...More

Thank Christie A
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

A walk around the Falcon Souq is a must if you visit Qatar. It's part of greater Souq Waqif and one can while away an evening mooching around the myriad souq stalls and food establishments. The Falcon Souq has numerous shops selling the nobel birds...More

Thank mike b
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VanessaSverige
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
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