Located in Kuwait City, opposite the famous Grand Mosque, is a must-visit attraction when in the city; the Seif Palace, or Al-Diwan Al-Amiri. This original Kuwaiti palace dates back to the 20th century and is the official seat of the emir's court. Seif Palace is best-known for its watch tower, which is covered in blue tiles and consists of a roof that is plated in pure gold. The palace was built with materials that were found locally and its architecture and features have clearly been inspired by the culture and heritage of Islam. Seen as an emblem of Kuwait’s sovereignty, the Seif Palace is a fantastic attraction for those visiting Kuwait for the first time.
Opening hours vary
Around 1 hour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The watchtower and the traditional architecture
Muslims visiting Kuwait will find it incredibly easy to locate mosques and other prayer facilities, since it is a pre dominantly Muslim country. When visiting the Seif Palace, Muslim visitors can offer their prayers at the well-known Grand Mosque. The mosque is located right opposite the palace, and offers facilities for men as well as women.
Finding Halal food in Kuwait will not be a problem, since all restaurants in the country are known to be Halal. Muslims visiting the Seif Palace will not be able to locate a restaurant on its premises, but they will be able to find numerous restaurants serving Halal food in the city of Kuwait. These restaurants serve a variety of cuisines ranging from Arabic to Asian and western. Visitors to Kuwait are therefore sure to be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options.