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Address: Arabian gulf street, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Downtown Kuwait City Tour
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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... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
WMBandit
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Shanghai, China

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Shanghai, China
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305 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 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 front of their entrance. They politely asked me to quicken my pace ...all's good. If... More 

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Thank WMBandit
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 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 building depicted on a long running series of definitive stamps. Other than that not worth... More 

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Thank Charles S
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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94 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 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 clock tower is central in the group of buildings. The square in front of the... More 

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Thank Alex C
Sofia, Bulgaria
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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

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Thank TRAVELUX L
Muscat, Oman
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305 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 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.

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Thank Sanusc
Manama, Bahrain
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713 reviews
367 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

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

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Thank drjsaleh
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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83 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 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.

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Thank Amitpat
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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899 reviews
577 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 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.

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2 Thank dmittleman
Hong Kong, China
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329 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 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.

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1 Thank fracmeister
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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809 reviews
525 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 523 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Seif Palace:is a palace in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Located opposite the Grand Mosque, one of Seif Palace’s best-known features is the watch tower, covered in blue tiles and with a roof plated in pure gold. This building Construction started in 1904 the palace Renovated 1909,1964, , 1987 & 1991 . the Owner Government of Kuwait. I like design of Alseif... More 

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