Cheap flights from Kuwait
Flights from Kuwait
The State of Kuwait is a country in the Middle East, located in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia. Situated at the tip of the Persian Gulf, its nearest neighbours are Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq. Kuwait encompasses a total area of 17,820 km2, and in 2014 had an estimated population of 4,044,500. The capital and largest city is Kuwait City, which is considered a global city.
Where to go
The Kuwait Towers are considered a landmark and symbol of modern Kuwait. Inaugurated in March 1979, it consists of three slender towers. The main tower carries two spheres and reaches the height of 187 metres. The top sphere, at 123 metres above mean sea level, has a cafe; it revolves and completes a full turn every 30 minutes. The lower sphere is divided into two parts. The bottom half is a water tank of 4,500 cubic metres, while the top half contains a restaurant that can accommodate 90 people at a time, a lounge, a cafe, and a reception hall. The second Kuwait Tower is 1147 metres high, also has a sphere, and serves as a water tower. The third tower contains the equipment to illuminate the two larger towers.
Grand Mosque (Kuwait)
Kuwait's largest and official mosque is the Grand Mosque, covering 45,000 m2 in Kuwait City. Construction of the park began in 1979, and the structure was completed in 1986. The Grand Mosque was built to accommodate up to 10,000 men in the main prayer hall and up to 950 women in the separate prayer hall for women. In addition, the mosque houses a library of Islamic reference books and documents. There is a five-level car park underneath the eastern courtyard.
Kuwait Science and Natural History Museum
Opened in 1972, the Kuwait Science and Natural History Museum is dedicated to the technological and scientific progress of Kuwait. It also features artefacts and demonstrations of the country's Petroleum Industry. The museum contains the following departments: Natural History, Space Science, Planetarium, Electronics, Machinery, Zoology, Aviation, and a Health Hall.
Direct short-haul destinations include Islamabad, Tehran, Dubai, Frankfurt, and Cairo. The top attractions in Cairo of course include the Pyramids of Giza, as well as the Egyptian Museum, in which the most popular exhibits include the Tutankhamun Galleries, the Royal Mummies Collection, and the Egyptian Jewellery Collection. As for Frankfurt, don't miss the Goethe House, Naturmuseum Senckenberg, the Frankfurt Cathedral, the Römerberg, and Art City: The Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art.
Direct long-haul destinations include Kuala Lumpur, New York, Manila, and London. The famous city of New York has a lot to offer its visitors, many of which are most likely familiar even to people who have never been in the city of New York. Highlights include the Empire State Building, Central Park, the majestic Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grand Central Terminal, and Times Square.
How to get out
The main airport serving Kuwait is Kuwait International Airport, located 15.5 km south of Kuwait City. The airport is served by many airlines, including Air Go Airlines, Air India, EgyptAir, Emirates, Jazeera Airways, Iran Air, Kuwait Airways, Mahan Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Saudia, and Turkish Airlines. There are flights to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Cairo, Chennai, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, London, Manila, New York, Paris, Tehran, Beirut, Alexandria, Islamabad, Doha, and many others.
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