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Places To Visit in Kuwait

Continent: Asia

Here are the top 1 tourist places in Kuwait

1. Kuwait City

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Isolated from its other Gulf counterparts,Kuwait retains its old Arab charm amidst tinges of western liberalism. The city is less glitzy, yet boasts of beautiful architecture, tradition, religious monuments and some fine cuisine. With a bunch of friendly and welcoming locals, travel to Kuwait City w...

Best Time: November to April

FAQs on Kuwait

What is the currency of Kuwait?

Kuwaiti dinar is the national currency. The most frequently used notes are KWD1, KWD 5, KWD 10, KWD 20, KWD 250, KWD 500. Cash is what is most commonly accepted in Kuwait. USD and Euros are also accepted. ATMs and banks are widespread.

What is the history of Kuwait?

The first settlers in Kuwait were the Mesopotamians, in 2000 BC. Trade was rampant during that period. The Dilmuns had control over the trade route from Mesopotamia to India. After 1800 BC, Dilmun power began to drop. During the 4th century BC, Kuwait was colonised by the Greeks, under Alexander the Great. Later on, the Sassanid Empire acquired Kuwait. After the Battle of Chains in 636 AD, the Rashidun Caliphate emerged victoriously, and Kuwait became theirs. Kuwait's excellent oil reserves were discovered in 1937, postÊwhich the country truly flourished. Kuwait has also experienced the Gulf Wars, but till date, it remains a commercial, well-to-do country.

What is unique about culture of Kuwait?

Kuwaitis enjoy a largely homogeneous culture. They respect their traditions and values a great deal. The people maintain strong kinship bonds, as family comes first in their social hierarchy. Kuwaiti culture also sees a gap between the rich, the middle class and the poor. The official religion of Kuwait is Islam. The other smaller religious groups include Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists. Arabic is the official language of Kuwait. Apart from that, Urdu, English, Hindi and Persian are also spoken on a wide scale.

How is Kuwait divided into regions?

There are six provinces or regions in Kuwait. Wafrah is one of the regions which has lots of farm lands. Asimah is known for housing the country's capital. Jahra is located close to Kuwait City. Ahmadi is the area where oil was first discovered. Farwaniyah is the suburb area whereas Hawalli is well known for all its technological accessories.
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