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Sightseeing in Kuwait

We've listed a guide to local sights worth checking out: Kuwait Towers, Liberation Tower, The Grand Mosque and Green Island.

Sightseeing in Kuwait

We try and get out and about as much as we can in Kuwait and visit the places we hope you will also find of interest. Kuwait has a rich and varied history and you can find important houses, locations, museums and buildings if you know where to look- let us help guide you there...


Sightseeing in Kuwait

 

 

Listed below is a guide to local sights worth checking out- we've got features on the ones that our EW Guides have been to- so be sure to click on Read More for a more in depth look at the sights...

 

Kuwait Towers
Kuwait's defining landmark! Beautiful views from the revolving observation deck, cafes etc. Tel 2244 4057 Head North along Arabian Gulf Street.

 

Liberation Tower
Communication tower built after the Gulf War, Tel ahead to visit 22418777 prominently situated in Kuwait City.

 

The Grand Mosque
Located off Arabian Gulf St. in Kuwait City opposite Seif Palace. Book ahead for morning or afternoon tours; ring Mohammed on 2241 8447/8 Read More...

 

Kuwait National Museum
Take a look at Kuwait's rich and eventful history at this amazing museum located behind Sadu House. {C}{C}{C}{C}Telephone 2244 8726 Read More...

Green Island
Man-made island off Gulf St opposite the intersection of the 3rd ring road. Has play areas, sandy beaches, hire bikes, waterfalls etc. Tel 22526153

 

Al Qurain House of War Museum
Housed the Kuwaiti resistance during the Iraqi occupation. Located in Qurain on Road 208 between the Fahaheel Rd (30) and Magreb Rd (40).

 

Dickson House
Former home to British Agent Col. Dickson, interesting tour. Tel 25335280 Located alongside Arabian Gulf St opposite dhow harbour by the Fish Market (adjoining Sharq Souk) Read More...

 

Friday Market
Open Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays selling everything and the kitchen sink! Located at SE corner of 4th Ring road and the "60" behind the plant souq.

 

Marina Crescent/Corniche Walks
pleasant marina with cafes and walks along the seafront, off Arabian Gulf Street.

 

Scientific Centre
World class aquarium, IMAX theatre and Discovery area. Tel 1848888, just south from Marina Crescent off Arabian Gulf Street Read More...

 

Ahmadi/ Kuwait Oil Company
Small town pleasant to visit especially in the springtime. Take Magreb Rd (40) south and follow Ahmadi exit signs.

 

Failaka Island
The island is undergoing a slow redevelopment. Ferries from Ras Al Salmiya daily except Saturday and Monday. Tel 881118


Al Hashemi Marine Museum
Want to find out more about Kuwait's dhow building past and see Guinness Book of World Record dhows? Go take a look at the Al Hashemi Marine Museum. Read More...


Arab Fund Organisation Building
Explore the Arab Fund Organisation Building with us and see its amazing architecture and craftsmanship.  Read More...

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Display Centre
Do you want to learn all about Kuwait's oil industry and also see the history of it? If so a visit to KOC is a must. Read More...

Al Sadu House
A visit to this traditional Kuwait house is a must for all visitors and residents of Kuwait. It's an important handicraft centre too. Read More...

The House of Mirrors
You cannot literally miss this house! Bet you have been wondering what it's all about! We went and had a look for you. Read More...


 


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