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Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Calligraphy

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Arabic calligraphy lovers would love it 😍

We all liked it and because we are arabic calligraphy fans this place is a must visit for those who... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait
via mobile

I love it, all pieces are amazing, very well placed and explained in English language. All pieces... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We all liked it and because we are arabic calligraphy fans this place is a must visit for those who are a fan too .. amazing work and art. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank asanas2017
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Tareq Rajab is located in Jabreya. It is among houses and you have to park on the sideway. The ticket is 1 K.D. it has a collection of islamic arts and jewellery but lots of the pieces are similar and repeated. You will finish the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I love it, all pieces are amazing, very well placed and explained in English language. All pieces are unique.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Flavsy
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very good value for money. Ever wondered just how small some of the world's Qur'ans can be? What about marveling at the wonder of calligraphy but in a different language? Then look no further. This is the place for you. With written information points in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Amazing artifact collection especially the dagger and arquebus department a great window into the past, I highly recommend it

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This collection was put together over many years by a Kuwaiti man and his English wife and is still in private hands. The entry fee was low (1 or 2 Dinar, but I've forgotten) and at the time of my visit, there were just a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kearon
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you are ever in Kuwait and you wish to see something that defines the essence of a country and its culture, you must visit the Taraq Rajab museum. Firstly it is a very beautiful place that as soon as you enter is the epitomy...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank dadam67
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I was the only one there at the time. They had to turn the lights on for me. It's an amazing collection of calligraphy! A must!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 4 January 2017

In the beginning was the word and this gem of a museum (a twin of the Taeq Rajab museum) shows how the word of God and man is more than a literary device, but a means of artistic expression. Not only this museum houses a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ahpincis
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Given the Islamic religion not being usually expressed through images of human figures in paintings or sculptures, the beautiful ancient writing of Quran in Arabic became the object of art. The lucky ones could get to truly appreciate different forms of this art from different...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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