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Fanar - Qatar Islamic Cultural Center

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Address: Abdullah Bin Jassim Street, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4425 0250
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The Spiral Mosque

This centre provides classes in Islam for both males and females. The large mosque has sermons conducted in English on Jumma day. People from all walks of life gather for prayers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ernie B
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Doha, Qatar
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You must visit "Fanar - Qatar Islamic Cultural Center". The Real Qatar Culture and showcase of architect. Parking is easy.

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Thank Wasi86
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This centre provides classes in Islam for both males and females. The large mosque has sermons conducted in English on Jumma day. People from all walks of life gather for prayers. People wishing to embrace Islam can follow classes at this place. The minaret is indeed a famous landmark in Doha. The centre conducts regular tours to those interested and... More 

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Thank Ernie B
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an ideal way to arrange a visit to the State Grand Mosque. The staff are English speaking and extremely helpful, and will contact a guide at the mosque who will take you on a conducted tour. They will explain etiquette, dress requirements and everything needed for a pleasant visit. You can get literature which explains the Quran and... More 

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Gastonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met at the center by a very interesting guide that gave us an insightful session on Islam. He talked about their history and culture. We all felt very welcomed. As the lecture went on, they took groups of a handful of women to a dressing room to put on the traditional dress. Then we into the mosque to... More 

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Thank RSpicer
Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice small museum but it gave you a good a very good understanding of Islam i was happy to visit it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience and way learn the culture. People are friendly. It has a great view at night. Approrpiatde dress code needed

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Thank Melanie C
Atlanta
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cultural/religious site sits in the middle of Doha next door to the market and near the corniche. I did not visit the inside due to my time restriction but did walk around the outside to have a look at its fairly interesting design.

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Thank JAWAtlanta
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very warm and welcoming centre providing infromation on islam. Service was excellent and the visit was very interesting indeed.

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Thank Katriina M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Fanar is a mosque and also a cultural center. The building has an interesting design.They also have a collection of old items just like a museum and a library as well.

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Thank pskale
Doha, Qatar
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a famous sight seeing spot in Qatar, center of the city and easy accessible. This is a historic place.

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