The Kuwait Towers are the most recognisable structures in Kuwait. They consist of three similar towers and are almost seen a symbol of the country. The centre tower is the largest at 187 metres and contains a restaurant and viewing platform. The viewing platform rotates 360 degrees every 30 minutes and offers a wonderful view of Kuwait’s premier City. It is a must for all visitors.
The National Museum
The National Museum is generally regarded as the best in Kuwait City. It contains numerous artefacts from the country’s fascinating history. The museum is made up of four buildings set around a centre garden.
Entertainment City is situated 20km outside of the City and fills 142 acres. It is Kuwait’s largest theme park and a very popular tourist destination. There are three main areas to the park, Arab World, International World, and Futuristic World. Arab World is based on the local Arabian culture with International World based on different parts of the world, while Future World has a futuristic feel to it. In total across the whole of Entertainment City there are 40 different rides.
This park, which is next to the Kuwait Towers, is a very popular attraction, especially for families with children. There are a number of pools and rides suitable for all.
Situated on the seafront, the Scientific Centre is a centre of environmental education for the whole of the gulf region. It features much family friendly entertainment. The three main areas consist of a 3D cinema, an aquarium and an area called Discovery Place. The aquarium is the largest in the Middle East with over 100 different species. Discovery Place is an interactive area which has an aim of allowing visitors to discover different aspects of science.
The Zoological Park is spread over 180,000 square metres. It contains a large number of species of birds, insects and reptiles. The highlights include Tigers, Lions, Zebras, Elephants and Giraffes.
The Fish Market
The fish market is a bustling area and a real hub of the City. The Fish Market is situated in a large building with a huge variety of seafood for sale.
This impressive fountain mixes water with sound. The fountain and background music are choreographed beautifully to form a spectacular audio-visual display.
These gardens are found all around the city. They are well maintained and well worth a visit. The most popular of the Municipal Gardens are in Fahd Al-Salem Street
Gyms and Fitness Clubs
For those who enjoy keeping fit there are gyms and fitness clubs throughout Kuwait City. They are often located within hotel complexes but in many cases those who aren’t guests are still able to use them.
There is much choice when it comes to eating out in the city. As well as Kuwaiti cuisine there is also plenty of choice for those looking for something different, including Italian, French and Indian food.