Souq Waqif Falcon Hospital
Al Souq St, Doha, Qatar
| +974 3321 2444
Sun - Sat 7:15am - 8pm
Souq Waqif Falcon HospitalHunting with falcons is an ancient sport throughout the Arab world. To this day, it is taken very seriously, so it is no surprise, that Doha has a state of the art falcon hospital for injured birds.
Visiting the hospital takes you behind the scenes of falconry, and let's you experience part of an fascinating, and intense Qatari pastime.
This is obviously not a tourist destination, so please be very respectful when you go inside to have a look and ask before taking pictures. Locals bring their injured falcons there, and are naturally anxious for their well-being.
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