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Address: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Phone Number: +965 2246 7058
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Description: The Grand Mosque of Kuwait is the 8th largest mosque in the world. The...
The Grand Mosque of Kuwait is the 8th largest mosque in the world. The mosque welcomes visitors for guided tours, during weekdays from 9:30-10:30 and from 5:00-7:00.
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A pleasant surprise.

I visited with little knowledge of what a lavish Mosque would look like. I was stunned when I walked in. It was definitely an awesome experience that I would recommend to others.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

They wouldn't let me in. It must be some form of discrimination. At first I thought it was beard discrimination, but then I noticed that all the men had beards too, and most of the women for that matter.

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Grand_MosqueKW, Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait at Grand Mosque, responded to this review

Dear John Would you please inform me what time and which day you have visited the mosque, and you were not permitted in? The Grand Mosque is open and welcomes everyone. Visiting hours in the Grand Mosque are between 9:00-10:30 am and 5:00-7:00 pm in weekdays. There are no tours available in the week end. And allow me to assure... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I visited with little knowledge of what a lavish Mosque would look like. I was stunned when I walked in. It was definitely an awesome experience that I would recommend to others.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We took one of the free guided tours and wasn't disappointed. It's an amazing mosque and the guide was very knowledgeable, both about the mosque and the religion. Not to be missed.

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Grand_MosqueKW, Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait. at Grand Mosque, responded to this review

Dear Jojo It pleases me to hear that you have enjoyed your tour and found the tour guide knowledgeable. Thank you for the recommendation and the visit. Regards Mohammed Al-metab Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait. More 

Trivandrum
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206 reviews 206 reviews
141 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

In Kuwait City The Grand Mosque is the grand attraction. It is the largest mosque in Kuwait. It have a big Dom. Large parking area. Beautiful architecture. Sure you enjoy the beauty and calmness of this holy place...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is the Grand State Mosque another must when in Kuwait, Muslim or not don't miss the Grand Mosque most beautiful Islamic architecture from the inside and out enjoy!

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Grand_MosqueKW, Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait at Grand Mosque, responded to this review

Dear Kliffy1977 We in the Grand Mosque of Kuwait appreciate your recommendation, thank you for visiting the mosque. Regards Mohammed Al-metab Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait More 

Denver
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182 reviews 182 reviews
82 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great place to visit. Not just for Muslims, visitors are welcome. Check visiting times (not during prayers time). Great modern architecture inspired by Kufi Islamic era. A famous Iraqi architects won the design competition back in the late 70's/ early 80's

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I got the oppurtunity to see this place when I was stationed in Kuwait. It was organized as part of a larger tour and as a non-muslim you are able to go in. If you're a woman, be prepared to have to dress the part as they will make you put on an Abaya before you are allowed to enter.... More 

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Paris, France
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4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Its one of the biggest Mosque i have ever visited and most modern. After renovation it looks like a recently built. Very large space for worshippers. Beautifull ceiling. Next to the Mosque there is welocming center/cafe. It offers Abbaya for women who dont have one and postcards, booklets, cold and warm drinks, snacks. Very nice service. Our guide very professional... More 

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Chicago,Illinois
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74 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Built in the late 80's this was a very pretty mosque able to handle thousands of worshippers. Guides were friendly and well informed.One of the largest mosques in use today and well worth the one hour tour visit.

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Grand_MosqueKW, Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait at Grand Mosque, responded to this review

Dear Wombat999 I am pleased that you found the mosque pretty and the tour guide both friendly and informative. Thank you for choosing the Grand Mosque of Kuwait Mohammed Al-metab Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait. More 

Wolfersheim, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
37 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Apparently the 8th biggest mosque in the world, I wanted to visit it on my own. As a non Muslim man you are theoretically allowed to go by your self, but can't take your camera with you. But they offer irregular tours which I attended. At the time they were short on staff but did the effort to organise somebody... More 

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Grand_MosqueKW, Manager of WPIC in the Grand of Kuwait. at Grand Mosque, responded to this review

Dear Sir Allow me first to apologies for the inconvenience that took place last week. The tours do have regular hours, in the morning they start from 9:00-11:00am and at the evening they start from 5:00-8:00pm. However while you were waiting two tours were already taking place inside the mosque. But fortunately a tour guide eventually arrived, and offered you... More 

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