Landmarks of the State of Kuwait
Kuwait is an Arab emirate located in the Middle East from the southwest side of the continent of Asia, i.e. in the northwestern corner of the Arabian Gulf. Its land area is 17,818 thousand km2, and its population is approximately 4,000,000 million people, according to the statistics of 2014, and the system of government in it is Emirati. Hereditary, constitutional, and the legislature is in the hands of the National Assembly.
- The Avenues Mall, which is the largest shopping mall in Kuwait.
- Souk Al Mubarakiya, located in the Bala area.
- Marina Mall located on the banks of the Arabian Gulf in the Salmiya area.
- 360 Mall, which opened in 2009.
- Kuwait market located in the southwest of Fahaheel.
- Sharq Commercial Market, which is the largest market in the Sharq region.
- The Seif Palace is located in Kuwait City, opposite the Grand Mosque. It was built in 1904 AD and is the palace of government in the state.
- Al-Ahmar Palace, located in the south of the Jahra area, was built in 1896 AD and was named after its red walls.
- Khazal Palace, which was built by the Emir of Muhammarah, Sheikh Khazal in 1916 AD.
- Mushrif Palace is located in the Mushrif area. It was built in 1904 AD during the reign of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah. It was called Mishref because it is located on a hill overlooking the surrounding area.
- Dasman Palace, located in the Ras Agoza area, was built in 1904 AD during the reign of Sheikh Mubarak and completed by Sheikh Ahmed Al Jaber in 1930 AD.
- Naif Palace, which is built on the sahid of Naif and built of mud. It was built in 1920 AD.
- Bayan Palace, which is one of the princely palaces in Hawalli Governorate, and is the main headquarters for international conferences.
- Museum of Modern Art of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters.
- Kuwait National Museum, which is the main museum.
- The House of Mirrors Museum, which belongs to the plastic artist Khalifa Al Qattan and Lydia’s Italian wife.
- Sadu Heritage House.
- Bait Al-Badr, which was built in 1837 AD.
- Othman House.
- House of Dixon, which was the British politician Harold Richard Dixon.
- A Museum Not to Forget, which contains documents, recordings, films, and models that simulate the history of Kuwait.
- Tariq Rajab Museum, located in Jabriya, which opened in 1980.
- The Educational Scientific Museum, which was built in 1972.
- Museum of Historic, Traditional and Vintage Cars.
- The heritage village located on Failaka Island.
- Al Hamra Tower, located in the Sharq region, which is the tallest tower in Kuwait, with a height of four hundred and twelve meters.
- Al-Tijaria Tower, located on the eastern side of Kuwait City.
- Kuwait Towers, consisting of three towers, located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf in the direction of Ras Agoza.
- Al-Ujairi Observatory, which was opened in 1986.
- The huge scientific center built on the waterfront.
Parks and resorts
- Failaka Tourist Park.
- Meadows Park.
- Al Khairan Park.
- Sahara Resort.
- Sheikh Mubarak Kiosk: It is located near the dates market, which is located near Al-Sawarif Square, and the two-storey building was considered the seat of the sessions of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, who has been following up on the affairs of his flock since he took office in 1896 AD and his rule extended to 1915 AD.
- Bait Al-Qurain: It is located in the Al-Qurain area, which was one of the centers of the Kuwaiti resistance during the Iraqi-Kuwaiti war, where the battle of February 24, 1991 AD, and twelve fighters were killed.
- The Five Gates of the Old Kuwait Wall: They are a monument to the ancient history of Kuwait after the walls were demolished.
Landmarks of the State of Kuwait