Things To Do

Kuwait Attractions

Located at the northwestern corner of the GCC Gulf, Kuwait is a coastal city known for its diverse cultural, dining, and shopping experiences. Within walking distance from the AUK campus, visitors can stroll to cafes, restaurants, and shopping malls. For those who would like to enjoy a traditional Arabian experience, a visit to the old souk (marketplace) is a must. There, you can shop for everything from traditional handicrafts to oriental scents, colorful spices, and Arabian coffee.

For a modern shopping experience, The Avenues Mall is Kuwait’s flagship shopping destination. Known for its contemporary design concept, The Avenues Mall houses more than 800 stores and is considered one of the largest shopping & leisure malls in the world.

Cultural attractions in Kuwait include art galleries that host local and international artists, the Grand Mosque, known for its vast interior and chandeliered dome, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center & Museum, Al Shaheed Park, in addition to many musical and cultural events that take place throughout the year. Located in the Arabian Desert and on the Arabian Gulf, the country offers its visitors a chance to enjoy water activities and see the sunset in the desert.

Visitors to Kuwait are expected to observe the country’s local laws, social norms, and cultural values. More information about Kuwait, including travel advisories, local laws, and local culture can be found at this link.