Interesting Sites in Salmiya

Here are some interesting places in Salmiya:

  1. Imam Hussein Mosque – built in 1986, this mosque has a capacity of 6,000 worshippers
  2. Al Khalid Complex – a shopping center built in the 1980s. The photos below were taken before the complex was renovated and the restaurant Fresh shut down
  3. Tampopo & Bonjiritwo of the best restaurants in Kuwait
  4. Zeri Crafts – this shop is located along Gulf Road in an old beach chalet
  5. Barayeh Salem – a cute pedestrian street with some neat artwork of Kuwaiti media
  1. Gold Suq – located directly behind/across the street from Marina Mall is one of Kuwait’s gold suqs
  2. Badriya Mosque: a newly built Ottoman-style mosque
  3. Antique Mall – a little further down Salem al Mubarak Street is this great antique mall, located in the basement of one of the complexes
  4. Zahra Complex & Al Fanar Mall: two of the many shopping centers on Salem Al Mubarak street, Al Fanar has a cinema as well
  5. Kuwait Palace Hotel: a notable building designed by Saleh Al-Mutawa
  1. Pearl Al Marzouq: a notable apartment building, nearby is an abandoned palace
  2. Nasser Al Sabah Mosque: built in 1981, it is one of the most recognizable mosques in Kuwait
  3. Scientific Center: one of the many museums of Kuwait, it sits along the Marina Walk. One of the most popular and pleasant places to walk in Kuwait, you can see its route on the map below–the thin green line along the coast. On the final google maps screenshot below, you can see the starred location of Barayeh Salem, Al Fanar, and the Scientific Center to see where they are in relation to one another within Salmiya

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