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Tourism in Kuwait

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Tourism in Kuwait

Kuwait's main landmark is the Kuwait Towers situated near the coast of the Persian Gulf at the lower tip of Bay of Kuwait.

Kuwait Towers, the country's most famous landmark.


  • Shopping 1
    • Malls 1.1
  • Museums 2
  • Art galleries 3
  • Landmarks 4
  • Amusement Parks 5
  • Resorts 6
  • Gallery 7
  • References 8
  • See also 9
  • External links 10


Kuwait is a tax free country therefore one can go shopping and enjoy products from all over the world.


  • The Avenues [1]
  • 360 mall
  • Souq Al Mubarakeya (old Kuwaiti shops)
  • Marina Mall
  • Souq Sharq
  • Bairaq
  • Al Fanar
  • Al Kout & Al Manshar
  • Laila Gallery
  • Shaha Complex
  • Bustan
  • Mothana
  • Al Rihab
  • Al Mohalab
  • Kaima mall
  • Al Hamra (AlHambra) Luxury shopping centre
  • Souvenirs at a Friday market in Al Shuwaikh
  • The Gate Mall
  • Olympia Mall


Historical, Vintage, and Classical Cars Museum in Al Shuwaikh

Art galleries

  • Boushahri Gallery
  • Dar Al Funoon
  • Contemporary Art Platform (CAP)
  • Free Art Atelier
  • Bayt al Lothan
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Dar Al Mashreq Gallery
  • Dar Al Athar Al Islamiya
  • Al Othman Gallery
  • JAMM Gallery
  • FA Gallery
  • Al M Gallery
  • Ghadir Gallery
  • Sultan Gallery
  • House of Mirrors
  • 360 Exhibition Hall
  • House of Mirrors
  • Dar El Cid
  • Al Adwani Exhibition Hall
  • Kuwait Arts Association
  • Americani Cultural Center
  • Gallery Tilal
  • Nadia Boshehri Haute Couture Gallery


Amusement Parks

The Tornado ride in Kuwait Entertainment City
Aqua Park, water-theme park in Kuwait City near the Kuwait Towers
  • 99 Village Jahra
  • Al Mussilah
  • Al Sha'ab Theme Park
  • Aqua Park
  • Discovery Indoor
  • Green Island (Manmade Island)
  • Hawali Park
  • Kuwait Entertainment City
  • Marah land in Subahiya
  • Skating Rink


Kuwait’s booming economy has allowed many international hotel chains to enter agreements to open hotels in the country. According to the Kuwait Hotel Owners Association, over twenty-five new hotels are planned or in construction, including the following:

  • Hotel Missoni Kuwait – now open
  • Golden Tulip Kuwait – opening late 2011
  • Hilton Olympia Kuwait – opening late 2011
  • Ibis Sharq – now open
  • Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait – opening mid-2011
  • InterContinental Kuwait Downtown – opening late 2010
  • InterContinental Kuwait at The White – opening early 2013
  • The Square Capital Tower – opening late 2011
  • Novotel Mina Abdullah Resort – opening late 2011
  • Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at The Gate of Kuwait – plans are in motion to open within the next few years.

By 2012, over 3,000 rooms are expected to be added to Kuwait’s current hotel inventory.

The city is also home to a large variety of shopping malls, which serve as the basis of Kuwaiti social life. Famous malls such as the Avenues, Marina World and the 360 Mall house many internationally-renowned retail and food/beverage brands, as well as provide sheltered, indoor areas to relax. Several more, such as the Mall of Kuwait, the Al Hamra Center and Symphony Centre are expected to enter service within the next five years.



  1. ^ [The Avenues web|url=]
  2. ^ "Museums in Kuwait". 
  3. ^ "مركز المدرسة القبلية الثقافي". 
  4. ^ "Saud Al-Turaiji". 
  5. ^ "مركز كاظمة الثقافي". 
  6. ^ "Museum offers glimpse of law enforcement in Kuwait". 
  7. ^ "متحف العصفور البحري تجسيد لتاريخ البحارة والغواصة". 
  8. ^ "Al-Maidan Cultural Center". Maidan al-Yarmouk Cultural Centre: We are moving to a new location in Yarmouk. Due to be open in October 2014 
  9. ^ Kuwait Oil Company Display Center
  10. ^

See also

External links

  • Kuwaitiah
  • Visit Kuwait
  • Kuwait Info
  • Kuwait Tourism
  • Tourism in the State Of Kuwait
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