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Things to see in Kuwait City & Manama?

Old Jul 5, 19, 8:35 am
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Things to see in Kuwait City & Manama?

Doing quick stops in each. Aside from the towers in KWI, and the "tree of life" outside of BAH, what really is there to see? Thanks!
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Old Jul 7, 19, 7:51 pm
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The bazaar in Bab Al-Bahrain is noteworthy if you like bazaars. Maybe the national museum, Qal'at al-Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) and Al Areen Wildlife Reserve if you like animals. Everything else is just shopping, resorts and bars like Dubai, but a bit cheaper.
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Old Jul 11, 19, 12:04 pm
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Originally Posted by Nayef View Post
The bazaar in Bab Al-Bahrain is noteworthy if you like bazaars. Maybe the national museum, Qal'at al-Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) and Al Areen Wildlife Reserve if you like animals. Everything else is just shopping, resorts and bars like Dubai, but a bit cheaper.
Thx! I do like bazaars.
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Old Jul 20, 19, 2:54 pm
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Thx! I do like bazaars.
I just remembered another place that's pretty cool. In the Bab al-Bahrain area, there is a traditional restaurant that's been there since 1950 called Haji's Cafe and they serve local grub from breakfast all the way to dinner. I believe it's a place worth trying if you want to try Bahraini cuisine, as not a lot of places make that (at least near the capital where people can speak English).

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Old Jul 20, 19, 3:05 pm
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I just remembered another place that's pretty cool. In the Bab al-Bahrain area, there is a traditional restaurant that's been there since 1950 called Haji's Cafe and they serve local grub from breakfast all the way to dinner. I believe it's a place worth trying if you want to try Bahraini cuisine, as not a lot of place make that (at least near the capital where people can speak English).
That's a great suggestion, thanks!
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Old Oct 3, 19, 1:09 am
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As other's mentioned, the bazaar and souks are fun and a great place to eat. For Kuwait: In addition to the obvious sites and museums in the city, if you are interested in history there is a fort in Al Jahra called the Red Palace. Pretty interesting to see their history (if I remember correctly, it's where the held back the Saudis way back when) and it's well maintained. An easy 20 minute taxi ride there. The Grand Mosque is also very impressive (I think 8th biggest in the world).
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Old Oct 10, 19, 1:39 pm
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Bahrain the fort is a definite must-see, and maybe the WTC they have. In Kuwait besides the obvious, there is: https://www.atlasobscura.com/things-to-do/kuwait

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