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Grand Mosque

| Sharq Kuwait City, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2246 7058
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Stunning Collection of International Materials

Countries all over the Middle East and Europe have contributed to this beauteous building. The... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
VictoriAnika
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Only for religious people

Grand mosque will be a place of interest only for religious Muslims, otherwise there is no specific... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
via mobile
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NO TOURS IN RAMADAN The Grand Mosque of Kuwait is the 8th largest mosque in the world. The mosque welcomes visitors for FREE guided tours, during weekdays from 9:00-10:45 am and from 5:00-7:00 pm.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM, 4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
| Sharq Kuwait City, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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+965 2246 7058
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"islamic architecture"
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"friday prayers"
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"guided tour"
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"main hall"
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"prayer times"
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"holy place"
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"young woman"
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"during ramadan"
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"non muslims"
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"prayer room"
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"stock exchange"
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"free tour"
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"take photos"
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"biscuits"
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"visiting kuwait"
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"juice"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Countries all over the Middle East and Europe have contributed to this beauteous building. The woodwork, ceramic tile, stained glass, chandeliers, windows and carpeting all boast their respective pride in their origins. The main prayer hall is both ornate and serene and it is truly...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Grand mosque will be a place of interest only for religious Muslims, otherwise there is no specific reason to see the building. It is an average mosque.

Thank Shimnik
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour guide Shawn from North Carolina. Very beautiful and peaceful atmosphere. I am grateful for the opportunity to tour such an amazing place.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely architecture in this mosque. Very peaceful and quaint. Lots of space to pray for women too. The security is not as tight as I thought it maybe however. Nevertheless would go again!

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Whilst walking round looking for literally anything to do I walked past here by accident, just in time for an English speaking tour. The times are very regularly, we were a group of 5, the tour itself is pretty chill but interesting and informative. I...More

Thank Nate B
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This grand mosque is the largest in Kuwait and it's interior is impressive. The mosque does do guided tours although I was lucky enough to perform my Friday prayers in this awesome structure well worth the visit if you have the time.

Thank Arfan A
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

This place is well worth a visit. Open to visitors every day except Friday (and potentially on religious holidays too). They run guided tours with their English speaking guides every day (around 9am). Dress modestly (no shorts for men, long sleeved tops preferred; ladies -...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

If you have a few hours in Kuwait then the Grand Mosque is definitely worth a visit. The Guide tour is very informative with a very knowledgeable professional guide. The Middle East is a bit like Europe you can get churched out but each country...More

Thank Bali271
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the State of Kuwait. It is situated strategically besides a round-about at Sharq, Kuwait city. During Ramadan, It has the capacity to accommodate millions of worshipers and provide iftaar for the same. If you are muslim, please pay...More

Thank Danny C
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

The Grand Mosque of Kuwait is spectacular and a "must see". We went on a guided tour. The guide was knowledgeable and answered all our questions. You have to see the Mosque to appreciate the beauty and the craftsmanship. I will definitely go back.

Thank H H
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November 18, 2017|
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Response from Asana S | Reviewed this property |
U can visit any day but Friday there r no guided tours.. weekdays should be good but watch out for Salah timings which is 11:30am and then at 3 pm
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Alyah A
October 11, 2017|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
early in the day and the concierge of the hotel hired a driver and made all the arrangements. might be the best way to do it.
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Yasmine J
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Grand_MosqueKW | Property representative |
There are English tours available both the 9:00 am and 5:00 pm
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