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Grand Mosque

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in Kuwait City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I stopped by the Grand Mosque for a tour and found it to be truly extraordinary. Staff was amazing and the really give you a true feeling of what Islam is about with their knowledge.

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Egypt
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We prayed there Aid prayer and it was just Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw! I love it . Every thing was clean, well-organized and safe for children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to visit and to pray. Very calm and peaceful place, better place to visit. You will surely enjoy the atmosphere inside the mosque...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I visited the mosque within a group of people from different nationalities. We were all impressed by the guide who is a benevolent retired Koweiti who speaks a huge number of languages and was able to discuss with every one with his own language. The Mosque is a nice place to see many aspects of islamic art and learn about... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Every visitor to Kuwait would benefit from a tour of the Grand Mosque. The amount of time, skill and money poured into this titanic architecture is awe inspiring. Each wall is covered in mosaic, and each mosaic was done by hand. If a mistake was made, the artist had to start all over again, often tearing down many of the... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A large group of expat ladies, arranged a tour. Our guide was a lovely young lady. Helped us with our abayas, I was told to take my own scarf, but they do provide them if you forget. The young lady was very enthusiastic, and extremely knowledgeable. Explaining everything, even how the placement of the carpet always points to Mecca. The... More

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Menlo Park, California
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5 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was hesitant to try to visit this mosque, because I was a solo female traveler and did not know if women are allowed to visit. However, I was directed to a special room where I was greeted with a female guide and given a burka to wear. She took me around the large mosque which was beautiful and she... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Compared to the mosques in UAE and the Grand mosque in Muscat, this place is certainly not on par. Poorly maintained and architecturally unremarkable.

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Ontario, Canada
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Grande Mosque is beautiful with the tile designs, carvings and ceiling designs. The Aware Centre provides free tours of the Mosque which is well worth your while!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Visiting Kuwait for the first time? This really is worth a visit. Visitors (Muslim & non Muslim) are made to feel very welcome, and the guided tour is really educational

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