24 Hours In Kuwait

24 Hours In Kuwait / 4's Take

Kuwait City’s symbolic steel towers, traditional islamic architecture and bustling street markets are all a must when you visit. Peel back the layers and you’ll find the city is an up and coming cultural hub.EATOraOra, a Japanese Tapas restaurant in Arabella, was formed by five Kuwaiti friends and Chef Tiger from LA. Serving modern Japanese fusion it’s one of a kind and now regarded as the best Japanese restaurant in the Middle East.DRINKBeit AhmedBeit Ahmed is a cafe and gift shop in Al Mubarikya, Kuwait City. Renowned for its homemade almond milk and deserts, it’s also something of a treasure trove, selling Persian and Klim rugs, antiques and vintage goods from around the world.STAYSheraton HotelThe Sheraton Hotel is our recommendation of somewhere to stay, located in Kuwait City, it provides the perfect base from which to explore the local souks, cafes and markets.TOURMadeenah City WalkFor an insight into Kuwait City, we recommend the Madeenah City Walk with Sarah and Deema - a guided tour that offers a fascinating look at the histoy and culture of Kuwait.EXPLOREThe AmricaniDar Al Athar Al Islamiyah also referred to as ‘The Amricani’ was built by American missionaries in the 1940s as a hospital before being converted and restored into a cultural exhibition space. There’s always something interesting happening here.Al Shaheed ParkAl Shaheed park, located on the periphery of Kuwait city is the largest urban park in Kuwait and features a botanical garden, two museums, a visitor centre and lake.GALLERYSultan GalleryFor over forty years, the Sultan Gallery has played an important role in introducing Arab artists to broader audiences, and helping to establish a vital dialogue among artists and institutions working internationally.SHOPHarvey Nichols KuwaitHarvey Nichols embarked on its sixth international venture with the opening of a store in The Avenues mall, Kuwait, in autumn 2012. The store is spread across 10,000 square metres of retail space, bringing together many exclusive brands under one roof.AlOthmanOpening its doors in 1956, AlOthman has expanded from a small boutique into a highly popular womenswear destination, offering a bridal store and publishing the seasonal lookbook MUSE.
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24 Hours In Kuwait / 4's Take

Kuwait City’s symbolic steel towers, traditional islamic architecture and bustling street markets are all a must when you visit. Peel back the layers and you’ll find the city is an up and coming cultural hub.EATOraOra, a Japanese Tapas restaurant in Arabella, was formed by five Kuwaiti friends and Chef Tiger from LA. Serving modern Japanese fusion it’s one of a kind and now regarded as the best Japanese restaurant in the Middle East.DRINKBeit AhmedBeit Ahmed is a cafe and gift shop in Al Mubarikya, Kuwait City. Renowned for its homemade almond milk and deserts, it’s also something of a treasure trove, selling Persian and Klim rugs, antiques and vintage goods from around the world.STAYSheraton HotelThe Sheraton Hotel is our recommendation of somewhere to stay, located in Kuwait City, it provides the perfect base from which to explore the local souks, cafes and markets.TOURMadeenah City WalkFor an insight into Kuwait City, we recommend the Madeenah City Walk with Sarah and Deema - a guided tour that offers a fascinating look at the histoy and culture of Kuwait.EXPLOREThe AmricaniDar Al Athar Al Islamiyah also referred to as ‘The Amricani’ was built by American missionaries in the 1940s as a hospital before being converted and restored into a cultural exhibition space. There’s always something interesting happening here.Al Shaheed ParkAl Shaheed park, located on the periphery of Kuwait city is the largest urban park in Kuwait and features a botanical garden, two museums, a visitor centre and lake.GALLERYSultan GalleryFor over forty years, the Sultan Gallery has played an important role in introducing Arab artists to broader audiences, and helping to establish a vital dialogue among artists and institutions working internationally.SHOPHarvey Nichols KuwaitHarvey Nichols embarked on its sixth international venture with the opening of a store in The Avenues mall, Kuwait, in autumn 2012. The store is spread across 10,000 square metres of retail space, bringing together many exclusive brands under one roof.AlOthmanOpening its doors in 1956, AlOthman has expanded from a small boutique into a highly popular womenswear destination, offering a bridal store and publishing the seasonal lookbook MUSE.