Dukhan Masjid is one of the best historical locations in Qatar that will transport you to those historical moments. It holds great importance by the residents and people of Qatar because it preserves history, the relevance of the era, and values customs. The Dukhan Masjid, built in 1942, not long after the first oil camps were established, is one of Dukhan's most significant and revered locations. Al Khotba Mosque is another name for the Masjid, which is renowned for its exquisite traditional design. This mosque hosts all religious ceremonies because it is fairly large. More than 3000 people can gather for prayers in this largest mosque of Dukhan.
How to explore Al Khotba Mosque?
- It has a beautiful dome and entrance that will enchant you. There is an outdoor praying area along with a prayer hall where the devotees can pray and fulfill their religious proceedings.
- This double-story Masjid has a neat and tidy ablution area.
- It has a room for tableeghi jamat to cook food while on kharooj for preaching. Don't miss out on this traditional food served to devotees coming to the Masjid.
- For a real historical experience, this Masjid has a lot to discover about the past. Learn about the past and the historical tales and experience the richness of culture prevailing since the bygone era by attending one of the sessions by the Imam there.
- Dwell in the tranquility of the place enveloped by the green environment around.
- The Friday bayan is done extremely well by a good shaikh. Attend these prayers on Fridays to experience the depth of Islamic culture.
- This mosque has a small playing area for children. So children can entertain themselves while the elders can pray or conduct any religious proceedings.
- There is a souq nearby where you can shop for all the traditional items and gorge on traditional delicacies to your heart's content.
- Beautiful Dukhan beach also lies nearby. After the prayer, visit the beach with family for some fun activities.
- There are some mountains around the corner. You can plan a hiking trip for a thrilling experience.