Salmiya Walking Tour (Self Guided), Kuwait City

Salmiya is twelve kilometers southeast of the center of Kuwait City. This part of Kuwait boasts a very beautiful beach and diverse shopping spots that attract many tourists. Here one can find a beautiful mosque, the Scientific Center with an aquarium and other attractions. Take this self-guided tour to explore this modern part of Kuwait.
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Salmiya Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Salmiya Walking Tour
Guide Location: Kuwait » Kuwait City (See other walking tours in Kuwait City)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Salem Al-Mubarak Street
  • Salmiya Beach
  • Olympia Towers
  • Scientific Center
  • Pyramid Mosque
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Salem Al-Mubarak Street

1) Salem Al-Mubarak Street

Salem Al-Mubarak Street is a very popular area for the diverse shopping it offers. Here you can find international and local brands, big shops and small ones. There are also many restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. This street is Salmiya’s center for shopping and nightlife.
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Salmiya Beach

2) Salmiya Beach

Salmiya has a modern beach with several piers and a beautiful small oasis on the shore of Marina Bay which consists of a traditional Muslim dome with palms around it. When it is dark it is illuminated and looks like something from a fairy tale. It is real pleasure to walk here, especially in the evening.
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Olympia Towers

3) Olympia Towers

Olympia Towers are two similar skyscrapers that stand near the waterfront in Kuwait City. Their design is modern, with the fronts made of glass. At night the towers are illuminated and look more impressive. Near the towers you will see some interesting sculptures.
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Scientific Center

4) Scientific Center (must see)

The Scientific Center in Kuwait City is an enormous complex with a 3D cinema, an aquarium with exotic sea creatures, the Discovery Place, a museum, the Dhow Harbor and the Salmiyyah Fishing Piers. The center also includes a restaurant and a gift shop.
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Pyramid Mosque

5) Pyramid Mosque

The Pyramid Mosque is a prominent landmark in Salmiya. It is a very unusual structure in the form of a pyramid. The inside is beautiful with Islamic mosaics decorating the walls. This unique piece of architecture attracts many tourists. There is also a tall tower located near the mosque.

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