We use cookies to deliver our services. Learn more here. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.
OK
COVID-19 cancellations: Please click here for latest updates.
modify

Spend some quality time in Kuwait

By Carlton Leisure - 05/12/2015

famous-places-kuwait

Kuwait has several extremes to its kitty. This one of the most ancient, most rich and most contested countries on the earth intrigues travellers from around the world. For centuries Kuwait has been a place that draws local Bedouin people who came to escape drought in the hinterlands. Its capital Kuwait City is a bustling metropolis which appears like an oasis in the vast deserts where plush comforts, luxury accommodation options, scrumptious dining options and great shopping hubs are raring for your attention. Owing to its various allures, a large number of vacationers seek flights to Kuwait where all these things exist for real. Here we suggest things to keep engaged during your visit to Kuwait.

Kuwait City

Most of the travellers start their trip to Kuwait with a visit to Kuwait City. The city landscape is dominated by triple towers. The city is home to a renowned aquarium, artefact rich museums, a fine blend of medieval and modern architecture, great shopping malls and scrumptious dining hubs that make travellers explore it for few days. While in the city, the guests should go to explore its major draw cards that include Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait Towers and Scientific Center among other attractions.

Failakai Island

A prominent place of interest in Kuwait, Failakai Island is easy to reach as regular ferry services are available to this place. The place is also home to some Bronze Age and Greek archaeological sites that should be part of your itinerary. The guests can see making of traditional-style boums and sambuks (boats) but these boats are now used for leisure not for commercial purpose. Mina Al Ahmadi situated at a distance of 19km (12 miles) south of Kuwait City, is famous as oil supermarket.

Al Kout Beach

Situated on Persian Gulf Kuwait is blessed with a spectacular coastline and guests can see a fine specimen of it during their visit to its beaches. Al Kout Beach is one such beach where you can sample a fine example of this kind. The guests can spend some quality moments here with family.

Museum

Despite being a small country Kuwait has preserved its history and culture in its museums. National Museum with several artefact of the war is one such destination. The museum also houses several relics found at Failakai islands. Bait Al-Othman Museum and Al-Aujairy’s Astronomical Museum are other popular museums in the city. Those with interest in arts should go to visit Museum of Modern Art where several painting representing art work of local and regional artists are on display. The tourists should also visit War Museum that gives gory details of Iraqi invasion. Science and Natural History Museum is another prominent museum that should be part of your itinerary.

In addition to these, Kuwait is home to several shopping mall, adventure option and delicious dining options that should also be explored.