Kuwait is an oil-rich country located in the Persian Gulf. It’s a wealthy country with a high standard of living and of course, many attractions for you to visit. Take a look at our ultimate travel guide to this GCC country.
Travel Guide to Kuwait
Where to go?
There are plenty of tourist attractions to see in Kuwait. Here are some of the best among them:
This is the tallest tower in Kuwait and 15th tallest in the world. It has 80 floors, and it took 6 years for the complete construction of Al Hamra. It’s a must-visit attraction in Kuwait City from where you can enjoy a fabulous aerial view of the city.
After visiting the tallest tower in Kuwait, it makes sense to head to the second tallest tower. Liberation tower houses a revolving restaurant where you can satiate your palate to Kuwaiti cuisine while enjoying the sweeping cityscape.
The Grand Mosque
How can one miss visiting the largest mosque in the country! Offer your prayers at the Grand mosque while admiring its breathtaking architecture.
The Island still carries remnants of the war. You can see the effects of war on the infrastructure here. There are several archaeological sites dating back to the Bronze Age that are worth paying a visit.
Don’t forget to pack your sand boots on your trip to Kuwait because a journey to Kuwaiti Desert is a must include in your itinerary. Camp for a night or enjoy a camel ride: Kuwaiti Desert doesn’t disappoint anyone.
You can enjoy all kinds of beaches in Kuwait: public beaches, beach parks, and beach clubs. Public beaches are free; however, you need to pay extra to access beach parks and beach clubs as they offer luxurious facilities.
Where to shop?
Where to eat?
There are many high-end restaurants in Kuwait. However, to get a taste of local flavor in a budget, you should definitely go to Old Souk, also called Mubarakiya.
Where to stay?
The Regency Hotel
If you’re not planning on saving on your accommodation, then this five-star hotel is your best deal. It has all the luxurious amenities from excellent dining options to a private beach. Moreover, it enjoys excellent proximity to many tourist attractions.
It’s a four-star hotel with free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a gym. It is also located on a good location from where you can have panoramic views of the city.
Royal Inn Hotel
For those who don’t want to splurge on accommodation, this is one of the best budget hotels in Kuwait. It is located at a distance of around 20 mins from Kuwait City in Al Salmiya. This hotel has another added advantage of being close to the beach.