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“it fun place to be”

Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Calligraphy
Ranked #20 of 83 things to do in Kuwait City
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“it fun place to be”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

if u like islamic history and culture it the place to good not to big but got decent collection u will enjoy ur time their. it not expensive.

Visited March 2014
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  • Arabic first
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English first
Livermore, California
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90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“The Art of Devotion”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Take awe in the art of devotion. Each calligraphic work of art in this museum represents a piece that combines artistic endeavor with prayerful meditation. What appears to be a simple painting of a bird turns out to be a selection from the Holy Qu'ran written on lontar palm leaves with a hot nail in the shape of a bird. The work in this beautiful museum is a playground for the imagination of writers, calligraphers and paper artists. With a facility that is both modern and historical (barely survived the Iraq invasion), the heels of your shoes will adore their clopping sound echoing from the floor to the ceiling and back.
Get your authentic Kuwait photography books here as the owner and director showcases his photography from 50 years of Kuwait in hardbound books.
Overall, a refreshing and thought provoking experience in Kuwait.

Visited April 2013
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Doha, Qatar
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76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Unique to see so close up”
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Has to be seen to be described. Brilliant but take 2-3 hours to visit. Numerous works of art and calligraphy designs + embroidered coverings from the Kaaba in Mecca. Outstanding

Visited November 2012
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Austin, Texas
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142 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Incredible Collection”
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Saved from the Iraqis because of the location, this museum is incredible. You need to really spend some time, although it is small it contains many items.

Visited December 2012
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“it was really fun”
Reviewed 26 November 2012

it is really fun expedition , worth the time and i think it was free of charge , i went there twice . it was really nice and they have a lot of items from kuwait and arabic heritage. if you are interested in kuwait history it place you should not miss it. the staff there are so friendly and well since you are in kuwait pretty much everyone know english so there are no problems. :P

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