Old Kuwaiti Town
Situated just southwest of the National Assembly Building on Arabian Gulf St, the houses in this complex of replica 19th-century...
National Assembly Building
Close to the National Museum, this interesting white building with its distinctive canopy was designed by Jørn Utzon, the Danish...
Old City Gates
Al-Shaab , Al-Shamiya , Al-Jahra and Al-Maqsab are the names of Kuwait City’s gates in Safat on Al-Soor St, the street that follows...
Casper & Gambini’s
More cafe than coffeehouse, this award-winning coffee specialist serves up 100% Arabica coffee beans where solo women will feel...
Near Al-Jahra Gate, this is one of the city’s traditional cheap and cheerfuls for a quick bite. Hummus, shwarma (meat sliced off a spit...
Kuwait Bookshop information
Lonely Planet review
With a wide selection of bestsellers, books on current affairs and local-interest, this is the best place to look for English-language books.