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One of the oldest Amiri Palaces in Kuwait

One of the oldest Amiri Palaces in Kuwait and maybe the most famous one, it is located on the... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
hylaman s
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Not for tourists

Not open to the tourists- government building with high fences and top security. It looks nice... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
Shanghai, China
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Feb 8, 2017
“Not for tourists”
Oct 16, 2016
“Not a tourist attraction”
Arabian gulf street, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

One of the oldest Amiri Palaces in Kuwait and maybe the most famous one, it is located on the Arabian Gulf road overlooking the Gulf, I don't thing it is allowed for visitors

1  Thank hylaman s
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Not open to the tourists- government building with high fences and top security. It looks nice from the outside though and photos are not encouraged at all. Friendly security since as I walked my way back to find a taxi, I accidentally walked right in...More

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This is not a place you can visit except to view from the outside. Thus you need to ask yourself if it is worth the time and effort. In my opinion - no! However if you are a philatelist you may want to see the...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Al Seef Palace is not open for general public. If I am correct this is the house for Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait and Al DIwan Al Amiri. Beware of taking pictures of governmental buildings as it might be considered as offence. The main...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Looks impressive from outside and it fits perfectly with the street around. Nice looking building...

Reviewed March 15, 2016

The palace in not accessible to general public. You can see the place while you drive by.It is a high security zone and general public is not entertained around here.

Thank Sanusc
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Alsaeif palace is not open for public. You can see it from outside, from the main street, that's all.

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed October 22, 2015

The place is a must place to visit if you are in Kuwait. It is well maintained and you can get feel of the culture and the history.

Thank Amitpat
Reviewed January 13, 2015

This sprawling palace is not open to the public. No photographs either. The Big Ben type clock tower is pretty, but this site only deserves a quick drive by.

2  Thank dmittleman
Reviewed December 13, 2014

Not open to the puiblic. Take a picture from the mosque....NOT from the street as that is discouraged. They give you a nice history on the mosque tour.

1  Thank fracmeister
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