Kuwait – الكويت
Don’t forget to visit Kuwait, if you live in or visit the UAE. It is only a short 1,5 hour flight from the United Arab Emirates. Kuwait International Airport is served by Emirates Airline, Fly Dubai, Ethiad Airways, Kuwait Airways and others.
Explore Kuwait’s major attractions!
Souk Al Mubarakiya
The souk is located in the heart of Kuwait City and is one of the major attractions, which was the center of trade prior to the discovery of oil. It is a wonderful old market with many small shops selling things like carpets, antiques, perfumes, traditional clothes, food and other items.
Stroll through the market and enjoy the unique architecture and design. After bargain hunting visit a traditional café or restaurant, which are located around the souk.
It is the biggest mosque of Kuwait. Official religious celebrations are held in the grand mosque only. The grand mosque is one of Kuwait’s most treasured landmarks.
The Kuwait Towers are located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Kuwait City. They were built in 1979. The tallest tower is 187 m high.
Kuwait Opera House
The Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre, also known as the Kuwait Opera House, is located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Kuwait City. It is the largest cultural centre and opera house in the Middle East, which opened its doors in 2016.
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Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Center
Visit one of the world’s largest cultural complexes. Explore more than 20 galleries, a History Museum, a Science and Technology Museum, a Fine Arts Center, an Arabic Islamic Science Museum, a Space Museum and a theatre.
Experience the Aquarium, Discovery Place, IMAX theatre and the Dhow Harbor.
Join divers in the Aquarium in a memorable 30 minutes diving adventure. Show your valid open water diving license & a copy of your civil ID or passport only.
The IMAX Laser Theater offers you a movie experience like no other. The IMAX screen is 15 meters high and 20 meters wide. It is equipped with the latest IMAX projection technology. 3D educational and documentary films in Arabic and English are shown.
Visit the only surviving Kuwait sailing ship from the pre-oil era, boom Fateh-el-Khair. Get insight into a vital part of Kuwaiti heritage. The Harbor is directly located on the water front. It includes samples of various smaller dhows and vessels used during this period.
Al Shaheed Park
Experience Kuwait’s land, history and culture at Al Shaheed Park in Kuwait City.
Take a tour of the park that familiarizes you with the facilities, outdoor art works and monuments.
Also don’t forget to participate in the numerous events taking place.
Al Hamra Mall
Come and visit Al Hamra Luxury Mall. It is located in the All Hamra Tower in Kuwait City. Al Hamra Tower is the tallest carved concrete skyscraper in the world.
Hermes, Yves Saint Laurent, Ted Baker and others have stores in Al Hamra Mall. Find cafe’s, restaurants, a health club and a cinema as well.
The Marina Mall is located along the beachfront in Salmiya. The Mall is surrounded by several cafes and restaurants. A large spectacular glass fountain is located at the centerpiece of the plaza.
The Marina Sea Front offers extensive open areas and greeneries with an unique palm tree lined promenade. Walk along the waterfront and enjoy the view over the Marina Yacht Club. Go by boat to Safir Failaka Island or rent a yacht for a few hours with your family or friends.
The Avenues Mall
Stroll through one of the largest malls in the world with more than 1100 stores spread over 12 districts. The districts include 1st Avenue, 2nd Avenue, Prestige, Grand Avenue, SoKu, The Mall, The Souk, The Arcades, Grand Plaza, Electra, The Forum and The Gardens.
Experience elegance and high-end luxury at 360 Mall in Al Zahra area Kuwait. The premier shopping mall offers retail, leisure and entertainment in a luxurious environment.
The Mall was built in Middle Eastern architecture. It features hand-blown glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly, along with a Solar Garden with 21,000 plants growing on a vertical wall. The plants improve air quality and act as a natural bio-filter.