Sief Palace

Kuwait City

This is the official seat of the emir’s court. The L-shaped Sief Palace that faces the roundabout is the original structure, dating from the early 20th century, while the new and ponderously opulent palace, complete with lake, helipad and dock for visitors’ yachts, was completed around the beginning of 2000. The palace is not open to the public, but it's a notable landmark. Photography is prohibited.

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