Capital: Kuwait City
Official Language: Arabic
Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Country Code: (+965)
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +3
Emergency Number: 112
Official Workdays: Sunday to Thursday
Weekly Holidays: Friday and Saturday
Al Shaheed park, located on the periphery of Kuwait city, narrates the story of a land, its history and culture. The park consists of 200,000 m2 of greenery, featuring beautiful botanical gardens, two museums – Thekra & the Habitat, a visitor center, a lake, walkways and jogging tracks, making it the largest urban park in Kuwait
Failaka Island is one among the most visited tourist destinations in Kuwait. Located along the northern part of Persian Gulf, and located 20kms away from Kuwait City, and situated opposite to the Failaka Bay, the area covers 24 square kilometers of area, and is one of the most important islands in Kuwait.
The Scientific Center
Located in Salmiya, Kuwait, it serves as a center for environmental education the Gulf Region. KSC spans over 80,000 square meters with the building covering over 18,000 square meters. The center also houses the largest aquarium in the Middle East, holding over 100 different species of animals. Along with the aquarium, it also contains an IMAX theatre, a harbor of historic DHOWS, and a gift shop among other contents.
Classical & Vintage Car Museum
Located in Kuwait’s Shuwaikh Industrial Area, It consists of 2 buildings and outside display area: one building houses the permanent exhibition of 30 restored important cars, another building contains a traffic parcour where children can practice their driving skills in electric cars. The main collection can be grouped into 4 parts: the display of former state limousines of Kuwait – state limousines from other countries or from Royal households – a collection of 3 Aston Martin’s related to James Bond movies – other important cars owned by the museum or by private collectors (including 2 Minerva’s from 1904 and 1924)
Located on Arabian Gulf Road in Sharq district, the Kuwait Towers is one of the famous landmarks in Kuwait. Built in March 1979, it comprises two major towers and a minor tower. There are 55,000 circular steel plates surrounding the towers, painted with 8 different colors
About The Venue
Located in the Heart of Salmiyah, Kuwait’s top retail commercial area, Marina Mall is always a top of mind destination to any person seeking quality time with friends and family. The Marina Crescent – A three kilometer touristic coast lane panoramically placed with several international cafes and restaurants like The Chocolate Bar, Starbucks Coffee, Costa Café, TGI Fridays, Totally Fish, Johnny Rockets and many others.
The Marina Yacht Club – An exclusive Yacht club mooring over 140 boats in the heart of the Marina World.
The Marina Hotel – A full-fledged 5 star hotel with 91 luxury rooms, 7 elegant suits, a superb restaurant, several meeting rooms, business centre, beauty salons, a high-tech health club, squash and tennis courts, swimming pools and sandy beaches.
– All visitors except GCC nationals require a valid visa to enter Kuwait
– GCC nationals are required to carry their National ID or passport with them
– Visas can be obtained from the Kuwait Embassy or Consulate in your country
– For nationals of certain countries, visit visas can be obtained on arrival
– If you’re staying in a hotel, they can obtain your visa on your behalf.
– We also assist with your visa application to Kuwait (KYS exhibitors only)
Visa on Arrival
Kuwait will grant 34 nationalities entry visas upon arrival, according to a new decision from the Ministry of Interior (Feb. 2004). Among those that will benefit are nationals from
- 1. USA.
- 2. UK.
- 3. France.
- 4. Italy.
- 5. Germany.
- 6. Canada.
- 7. Australia.
- 8. New Zealand.
- 9. Japan.
- 10. The Netherlands.
- 11. Belgium.
- 12. Luxembourg.
- 13. Switzerland.
- 14. Austria.
- 15. Sweden.
- 16. Norway.
- 17. Denmark.
- 18. Portugal.
- 19. Ireland.
- 20. Greece.
- 21. Finland.
- 22. Spain.
- 23. Monaco.
- 24. the Vatican.
- 25. Iceland.
- 26. Andorra.
- 27. San Marino.
- 28. Liechtenstein.
- 29. Brunei.
- 30. Singapore.
- 31. Malaysia.
- 32. Hong Kong.
- 33. South Korea.
- 34. China.
Terms and conditions for Visa Application
– Passport must be valid for a period of six months from date of application
– By Resolution of Arab League, no Arab state recognizes the validity of passports containing Israeli Stamps
– It is advised to apply for your visa at least six weeks prior to traveling to Kuwait
– Visitors holding GCC resident visas must ensure visa validity of minimum three months
– Visas are issues at the sole discretion of the Ministry of Interior and the Organizer cannot be held responsible
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Where To Stay
Kuwaitis are well known for their hospitality and generosity. So expect to be treated well when visiting Kuwait