Prices in Kuwait
Prices in Kuwait are quite high: milk costs $ 2.5 / 1 l, apples - $ 2.7 / 1 kg, eggs - $ 1.7 / 12 pcs., And lunch in an inexpensive cafe will cost you $ 13.
Shopping and souvenirs
Local shopping malls and traditional street markets offer a wide range of shopping options, from grocery shopping to Prada handbags and jewelery..
You should definitely visit the large shopping center The Avenues - under its roof there are jewelry stores, designer boutiques, and international restaurants. To visit all the shops of this shopping center, you can spend not a single day. No less popular shopping centers in the country are Marina Mall, Villa Moda, Souq Sharq. Visit the Souq al Mubarakiya market for traditional products from the Middle East and Kuwait, including gold.
What to bring as a souvenir of your vacation in Kuwait?
- clothes of famous brands, jewelry, coffee pots, sheep wool carpets, aromatic oils, a miniature copy of the wooden ship Al Hashemi II, figurines with an image of an eagle (a symbol of the country), clothes of the inhabitants of the desert - Bedouins (a raincoat, a traditional scarf);
- sweets, spices.
In Kuwait, you can buy aromatic oils from $ 15, carpet - from $ 100, jewelry - from $ 40, spices - from $ 2.
Excursions and entertainment
On a sightseeing tour of Kuwait, you will visit the Tarek Rajab Museum (here you will see examples of Islamic calligraphy, ancient jewelry, ceramics and weapons) and the Kuwait Museum, see the Old and New Seif Palaces, the main Mosque, the building of the National Assembly. As part of the excursion, you will be taken to the fish market, and, if you wish, to the huge Sharq shopping center. If only 2 people are present on this 6-hour excursion, then it will cost $ 170 per person.
Since the country's most important industry is oil production, you can get acquainted with the history of the oil era of Kuwait on an excursion to the Oil Museum (it is located 30 km from the center of the capital). The approximate cost of a 4-hour excursion for a group of 2 people is $ 150 per person.
And for visiting the Kuwait Zoo, you will pay about $ 8-10.
For 1 trip by public transport (comfortable air-conditioned bus) you will pay about $ 1-1.5. If you decide to take a taxi, you will pay 1-1.3 $ + 1.2 $ / 1 km of run for boarding. So, a trip from the airport to the center of Kuwait will cost you $ 20.
The main item of spending on holidays in Kuwait will be living expenses, so your daily minimum cost will be $ 55. But for a more comfortable stay, you will need $ 100 per day for 1 person.