We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Fascinating

This subset next to the Waqif Souk has a series of units where dozens of falcons are for sale in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PipPaul W
,
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Multiple shops

The falcon souk comprises multiple shops. I had no problem going in and asking to take some photos... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Louis F
,
Tampa, Florida
via mobile
Read all 124 reviews
164
All photos (164)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“shop owners”(4 reviews)
“birds of prey”(2 reviews)
“shops selling”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
33°
24°
Oct
27°
20°
Nov
22°
15°
Dec
Contact
Salwa Rd roundabout Al-Waab, Doha, Qatar
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Doha
from US$51.00
More Info
from US$65.00
More Info
from US$45.00
More Info
Reviews (124)
Filter reviews
88 results
Traveler rating
40
34
9
4
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
40
34
9
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews shop owners birds of prey shops selling for sale take pictures qatari culture qatar airways interesting place hoods equipment souk accessories market tradition series middle stories
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 88 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This subset next to the Waqif Souk has a series of units where dozens of falcons are for sale in each unit, along with the paraphernalia needed for the sport. There appears to be no problem taking photos But not a place to go if...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I can't belive - mall for falcons! Can you imagine - a big pool ful of sand and in the middle sticks with birds. Different kind of falcons, which in Qatar are adorable friends, helpers in hunting and...pets. In Premier class of Qatar Airways are...More

Thank Magi G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This souq was not as impressive as I expected. It was quite small and there were not so many birds. It wasn't very busy and there wasn't much going on really. If you just want to see falcons it's fine, but it's not really worth...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This is small in comparison to the Waqif souk but it’s high ceiling designs are different and make for good photos. There are a couple of shops with birds tied inside and the master falconers put them on a display from time to time. Personally...More

1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 19 June 2018

When I went the souk was closed due to Aftar timing, however one shop was open. Was an amazing experience, got to see the falcons up close.

Thank Syed Ali A
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank mje0250
Reviewed 31 May 2018

interesting place with lots of falcons, some sleeping and with their heads covered and some awake and looking around ... I didnt know falconry was so popular in desert lands and if I lived there it was something i was gonna do for sure

Thank Paulo Z
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The falcon souk comprises multiple shops. I had no problem going in and asking to take some photos of the falcons they had. It is a really cool experience.

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Doha's Souq Waqif is a pretty big, maze like place with hundreds of little shops. It's divided into several parts with different stuff, and you can find a map where you are on several plaques along it. Apart from many clothes, snacks, toy and fake...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The falcon Souq is located within the Souq Waqif precinct. The shops in the falcon Souq sell falcons and various falcon accessories. The store owners are really hospitable and informative. They actually allowed us to hold a falcon on our arm and take some amazing...More

2  Thank lovers1996
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 146 nearby hotels
Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli
668 reviews
.08 km away
Millennium Plaza Doha
112 reviews
.18 km away
Al Bidda Boutique Hotel
2 reviews
.25 km away
Al-Nakheel Hotel
41 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,037 nearby restaurants
Al Shurfa Arabic Restaurant
199 reviews
.16 km away
Parisa Souq Waqif
265 reviews
.25 km away
Al Matbakh Indian Restaurant
134 reviews
.11 km away
La Patisserie
64 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 179 nearby attractions
Museum of Islamic Art
5,355 reviews
1.11 km away
Msheireb Museums
93 reviews
.26 km away
MIA Park
384 reviews
1.11 km away
Souq Waqif
6,999 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DANAAAAAAAAAAAA
21 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from mje0250 | Reviewed this property |
The Falcon Soulk is open every day except Friday Hours are 6.00 to 19.00
1
Vote
VanessaSverige
10 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote