One of the most prominent and famous attractions in Kuwait, the Kuwait Towers is an marvelous architectural sight to behold and visit. The site comprises of 3 concrete needle shaped towers varying in height that stand majestically against the blue Kuwaiti sky as an iconic symbol of the state’s culture. This distinctive architectural wonder was designed by Malene Björn and Sune Lindström in a manner that combines the traditional Arabic style with contemporary artistic flair. A visit to the city would not be complete without taking the time to stop in at the Kuwait Towers located on the Arabian Gulf.
A distinct feature of the Kuwait Towers is the spheres that rest part way along these concrete structures. Covered in Chinese steel plates of 8 different shades, the tallest tower has 2 spheres complete with restaurants, entertainment facilities and a viewing deck. The second tallest tower is 147 meters above sea level and contains 1 sphere that is home to a gigantic water tank containing approximately a million gallons of water. The smallest tower measures up to 113 meters and is responsible for the electricity supply that flows to the other 2 towers.
Visitors to the site should take the time to take in the breathtaking view of the surrounding area from the viewing sphere found at the Main Tower. This sphere is set approximately 120 meters above the ground. At the Main Tower, you can relax at the restaurants and cafes found here which include the Ofak Restaurant, the Le Café that has a beautiful view of the downtown area, the Al Waha refreshment and recreation area, and the elegant business styled Royal Café.Facilities for private gatherings and training sessions have also been introduced in the Main Tower.
Whether you are in Kuwait on business or on vacation, a visit to the Kuwait Towers is highly recommended as it is a unique and famous attraction. Travellers looking for an elegant and relaxing base to stay in Kuwait should consider the Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort Kuwait. This Kuwait hotel is located near many other tourist attractions and is sure to make your stay in the emirate an enjoyable one.