Located between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, Kuwait is an interesting synthesis of the West and Islamic culture.

The capital of the country, which is divided into 6 administrative governorships, is the city of Kuwait with the same name as the country.

The capital city Kuwait is a political and cultural center besides being the most populous city in the country.

Its name derives from the Arabic word akwat, which means “fortress built near water.”


The Kuwaiti Dinar, the currency of the country, is the most valuable currency in the world.

The economy of the countrymaintains its authenticity due to its remoteness and less magnificent cities compared to other oil-rich countries, and it is largely based on oil.

The country has two commercial ports, Mina Al Shuwaik and Mina Al Ahmadi, which have a high level of economy among middle eastern countries.

In the majority Muslim country, religion is an integral part of daily life.

Kuwait is the most traditional of all Gulf countries, with its vibrant metropolises of high-rise buildings and luxury hotels, magnificent mosques and palaces, and its indigenous people who are highly connected to their culture.

Its official language is Arabic, but English is widely used, especially in business.

According to Islamic law, women are expected to dress modestly, while men cannot wear shorts in public places.

Alcohol use is completely prohibited in the country, and the penalty in its presence is imprisonment.

Despite all its conservatism, Kuwait is also home to many tourist sites and structures that you will enjoy visiting.

Located in the capital, the fifteenth in the world, and the tallest tower in Kuwait, the eighty-story Al Hamra Tower,

Liberation Tower, which has a restaurant where you can taste outstanding examples of Kuwaiti cuisine and a viewing terrace for you to watch the city from a bird’s eye view.

Failaka Island, an abandoned island where the effects of the Gulf War can still be traced and where archaeological sites dating back to the Bronze Age are located,

The Kuwait Desert, which will complete a trip to Kuwait, including camel riding and camping in the desert,

Old Souk, a large market where you can taste traditional Arabic food,

Kuwait Towers, located on Arabian Gulf Road in Sharq region and one of the landmarks of the country,

Al Kout Beach, where those who love sea and sand holidays would not want to miss,

Masjid Al-Kabir, the largest mosque in Kuwait and accepted as one of the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture, especially visited during Ramadan,

Green Island, a popular stopover with its tranquility and green areas,

The Kuwait National Museum, which was opened to the public in 1986, and Kuwait National Artifacts Museum, which was opened as a homage to the memories of the Gulf War, should be visited by those who want to learn about Kuwait,


Seif Palace, one of the favorite places to visit by tourists, famous for revealing the life of the royal family,

Sadu Art House, where distinguished examples of Sadu weaving, an example of embroidery woven with geometric shapes by Bedouins, are exhibited,

The Old Kuwait Village, which has been revived so that you can see the old face of Kuwait,

Kuwait Science Center in Salimya, where the largest aquarium of the Middle East is located, where the historical sailing harbor and Islamic art designs can be viewed, and also serves as an education center, are among the popular sightseeing destinations of the country.