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This is a state of the art library

If you like libraries, this is a great one. It has great exhibits, especially of old maps and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Q3609PTjohnc
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North Terre Haute, Indiana
Qatar never disappoints

Outstanding library with state of the art facilities. Canteen was a little frustrating as we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amina A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like libraries, this is a great one. It has great exhibits, especially of old maps and navigational tools, which I thoroughly enjoyed. If you are a librarian looking at new cool features for libraries of the future, it is a can't miss facility....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding library with state of the art facilities. Canteen was a little frustrating as we arrived to late for breakfast and to early for lunch.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amina A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite astonishing how technology has been used, never seen anything like it. The staff are very helpful and I especially enjoyed my tour of the historical exhibits downstairs, including some stunning examples of artistic calligraphy from the Qur'an. Also includes historical photographs of Doha. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

National Library is one of the unique design show in Doha where some several renowned architectural firms completed their unique design. Anybody who is interested or architect must see this building which is located in Qatar Foundation zone. coupled with excellent and large collection of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This library is huge and so well organized. It is really spacious and everything is so clean and all seem very proud of their library. Well done, Doha. It is well worth a visit!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing library, professional and friendly staff. A place to search tranquillity and peace. Must visit and discover

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 141hazemi
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Beautiful and welcoming building of Qatar National Library is a must visit for anyone visiting Qatar and interested in Architecture or reading. They have fantastic and wide ranging collection. Spaces are beautifully created with ample amount of natural light filtering into the building. Clever play...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C5P
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Before visiting here try to make library membership as it helps if you wanna borrow books. There is kind of museum underneath the library which is stunning. Inside here there are 3 tier, in each tier it has different category of books. Place is so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mims_rifa
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Lovely building and collection of books. We enjoy using the facility and the library collection. I was very impressed with the book selections available.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jensings2
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

I am totally in love with the library. It is so cleverly designed and functional. It's just amazing to see. The building is beautiful. I wish I could have spent more time here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GabrielleH369
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