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Falcon Souk

Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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A highlight of Doha

This was a fascinating place to visit and so different from anything I've seen before. The falcon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
The most relaxed sellers

Falcons have a special place in arabic tradition and the best way to find out more about them is to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Przemysław Z
Katowice, Poland
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  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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“bird market” (2 reviews)
Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Ended up here through recommendations from clients and have to say, this is a must see on a trip to Doha. Every shop is full of falcons of all sizes and prices, very strange for a Londoner to see

Thank momayet
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This must be the most amazing place we have visited. Everything you need for your falcon is here. Little hats made of leather etc. The hospital is fantastic incredible to see people queuing up to see the doctors who trim their nails see to their...More

Thank chigago
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you've never experienced the sport of falconry, walk through here and see what you can learn. Was surprised to see so many men walking around with falcons either just purchased or taking them to/from the Falcon Hospital. Ask questions. If they have time they...More

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is worth to visit the Falcon souq and see expansive birds, which can cost neither more nor less 2.000-5.000$. All birds have passports and the owners can go hunting not only in Qatar but also to other countries. The guys at the Falcon souq...More

Thank Shimnik
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Hi. Is this place open on daytime also? Is there any times its closed in middle of day also? Thanks a lot.
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