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The Falcon souq is within the Souq Waqif only some meters away. Interesting to discover these... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
prischeryl3
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Doha, Qatar
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worth a short visit, as it's next to souq wafiq

Occupying an entire block just next to the large Souk Wafiq, this collection of small shops all... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
surfergt
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Falcon souq is within the Souq Waqif only some meters away. Interesting to discover these falcons of different shapes and sizes. There is also a falcon hospital and many shops selling falcon accessories. Photos can be taken. You can also hold the expensive bird.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Occupying an entire block just next to the large Souk Wafiq, this collection of small shops all setup pretty much the same, is worth a short visit ... there's probably 40 odd shops in the block and some spill over ones in the surrounds...you can...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

We landed in Doha in the evening for an overnight layover. We headed to the Souq to grab something to eat and new the one thing we wanted to do was experience the falcon area of the Souq. We came to learn it is not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

Going from Souq Wafiq towards the sea comes the Falcon Souq. It's actually an extension of Souq Wafiq. Holding a falcon and taking photographs with it are totally free. Its a unique experience - should visit if you are in the vicinity and have time....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This was a highlight for me. Walking into this old souk the architecture and atmosphere is wonderful, but then you turn a corner and find this falcon souk - row after row of gorgeous falcons of all colours perched on little stools. Owners are kind...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Saafirah790
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Imagine a section of the Souk dedicated to selling only falcons at prices as high as a few thousand riyals. Well, the Falcon Souk is definitely a must-do stop on your tour of the Souk. Falcons of all sizes and shapes are bred and sold...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Sooo interesting! An entire souq dedicated to the sellinf and purchasing of falcons! There are dozens of falcons of different types along with everything you need in order to have it as a pet! There’s also a crazy beautiful falcon hospital just on case something...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank thepolishfoodie
Reviewed March 3, 2019

A visit to this part of the souq offers a glimpse into falconry in Qatar. Birds as well as all the paraphernalia of the sport/pastime are available.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Falcon hunting is a strong part of the Qatari Arabic culture. The Falcon Souq is part of Souq Waqif, the big and very interesting new souq of Doha. This is were you can buy a Falcon and take your Falcon even to the Falcon hospital....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Very nice place to discover birds , you will see variety of falcon , ships selling accessories for falcon , you can visit the hospital of falcon also , close to it you will find souk wakif close to it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Meander345810
October 26, 2018|
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Response from Magi G | Reviewed this property |
May be the Falcon Souk is the right place to sale your howk
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from mje0250 | Reviewed this property |
The Falcon Soulk is open every day except Friday Hours are 6.00 to 19.00
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June 9, 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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