Fatima Mosque

Kuwait City

Considerable wealth has been channelled into the nation's religious architecture, with some 60% of Kuwait’s mosques financed and built by individuals, including this distinctive green-and-white domed mosque in Abdullah Al Salem. While non-Muslims can't go inside, it's an attractive landmark to admire from the street.

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