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Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Arts

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Wonderful collection

Pulling up in front of the museum you may think it is just another villa but wait till you get... read more

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Extensive Collection of Islamic Art

The Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Arts exhibits an extensive collection of Islamic Art. The museum... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulling up in front of the museum you may think it is just another villa but wait till you get inside. The mostly subterranean museum is much larger than it looks from the street and every room has an unexpected treasure. Take time to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

The Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Arts exhibits an extensive collection of Islamic Art. The museum has jewelry, clothing, art, pottery, sculpture, musical instruments, guns, etc. from all over the world. The collection is both extensive and fascinating. To review all pieces in detail, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great elements from different Islamic culture and art , from different centuries . On Friday they open just before 13:00) so need to come at least at 11 to have enough time to go through

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

You could find there amazing pieces collected from a long time ago. Must visit it in order to appreciate Islamic art in Golf region.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Flavsy
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a private collection of Islamic Art and Calligraphy by the late Mr. Tareq Rajab R.I.P. and his family. His collection is phenomenal from different famous artists traced to the Islamic empires (between Abbasids and Fatimids Era). We met Mr. Abbas Dashti an expert in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We may certainly denote by islamic the religious or connote accordingly. Here we have a personal, family collection literally crammed in a ground and basement small area, decently compartmentalized where material culture, artefacts spectrally covering the islamic sources in a vast geography: from Moghul to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Excellent, generous and very knowledgeable Mr. Abbas Aldashti who showed us around and explained to us the displays in great detail

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tony A
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The V&A in London must be jealous ! Some amazing pieces - so much to see - textiles, ceramics, jewelry.....loved it Fantastic to see so many beautiful and interesting pieces

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mjcdubai
Reviewed 17 January 2018

fantastic museum. complete in every way. comprehensive. the collection was saved from destruction by the Iraqis during the was by the curator bricking up the front and making it appear that nothing was behind the wall. thank goodness. what a cultural treasure.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BEVERLY B
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I was blessed to go here and see this wonderful place. There is so much to see. This man started traveling at the age of 17 around the world. He died just a few years ago and was over 80 years of age. The things...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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