Why visit Kuwait?
Welcome To Kuwait City
Kuwait, the prototypical oil-rich state, has more than ten percent of the world's
estimated oil reserves, and is a leading exporter of petroleum. Tourists, who look
forward to a relaxed entry into the Muslim world, can enter Kuwait, and wander around souks, mosques and other sandy traces of ancient Bedouin days. But, behind the extravagant
richness, lies the traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality.
Places to visit in Kuwait:
Located on Arabian Gulf Road in Sharq district, the Kuwait Towers is one of the famous landmarks in Kuwait. Built in March 1979, it comprises two major towers and a minor tower. There are 55,000 circular steel plates surrounding the towers, painted with 8 different colors.
Located in the heart of the city, the Kuwait’s Grand Mosque, also referred to as Al-Masjid Al-Kabir, is a wonderful site with traditional Islamic architecture, and is the largest official mosque in Kuwait.
The Liberation Tower
It is the symbol of Kuwaiti liberation, the representation of country’s resurgence, second tallest tower in Kuwait, and the fifth tallest telecommunication tower in the world. Officially unveiled by the late Kuwaiti Amir, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on 10th March 1996, this 372meter tall tower is 40 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower.
Green Island is well known as the ideal place for relaxation. It is a popular holiday retreat of Kuwait, which is in fact, a reclaimed land, transformed into an artificial island.
Visitors to Dhow Harbour in Kuwait, get to see the old sailing ships and dhows that were used for coastal trading, fishing, and pearl diving in the past. Visitors also get to on-board the ship named Fateh El-kheir (brings good fortune). The ship is the largest, and last surviving wooden dhow. The is located behind the Scientific Complex at Al-Ard area.
Swimming Pool Complex
Located on the Arabian Gulf Road, and spanning an area of 9472 sq. mts., the Olympic swimming pool complex was unveiled in April 1988.
Doha Village in Kuwait
Doha Village is a place to visit for those interested in gaining some information about the glorious trading history of Kuwait. Doha Village was famous for construction of fishing and dhows units during the past. Therefore, visiting Doha Village is like returning to history of Kuwait.
The Scientific Center Kuwait
TSCK is a cultural achievement and educational facility enriched with knowledge, which portrays fascinating architectural design that reflects Islamic art and culture. The walls contain ceramic depictions of stories that tell of Kuwait’s history. The main building is comprised of 3 main attractions: the Aquarium, Discovery Place and IMAX Theater. More Info
Failaka Island is one among the most visited tourist destinations in Kuwait. Located along the northern part of Persian Gulf, and located 20kms away from Kuwait City, and situated opposite to the Failaka Bay, the area covers 24 square kilometers of area, and is one of the most important islands in Kuwait.