Kuwait is one of the countries in the Middle East that many foreign travelers like to visit because of its fine mixture of antiquity and modernity. Travelers love to take snapshots at the different tourist spots that the travel group leaders will show during their rounds and they always get to the best ones around Kuwait. And, one of the favorite tourist spots that these tourist guides would show is this very tall tower. Every Kuwaiti knows this tower because it holds them great significance. This is the Liberation Tower in Kuwait.
The Kuwait Liberation Tower is a monument that you cannot miss while gazing at the city’s skyline. As far as I know, this particular landmark measures about 372 meters in height. What’s more, it is a hundred feet taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Pretty impressive, right?
This is an important symbol for the Kuwait citizens because it reminds them of the liberation of Kuwait which was the sure sign of the country’s resurgence. For the general public to visit the top area, though, it has to be on a special day which the day of liberation is celebrated. Here are the reasons why you should visit this tower on that particular day.
Reasons To Visit The Liberation Tower on its Special Day
The first and important reason why you should time your visit to the Liberation Tower is of course for the beautiful view you can see on top of it. The tower can give you a grand view of the whole city of Kuwait in its great splendor with its relaxing viewing area. You can see the different skyscraper buildings built in Kuwait as well as the intertwining streets of the city. With a viewing scope for you viewing pleasure, your sightseeing will definitely be a delightful experience in the Liberation Tower.
The Liberation Tower is particularly a sight to see, and has a great and unique design that most foreign travelers would find strange and at the same time awed by it. The tower is a structure façade that is made up of ceramic tiles on the frontage from the base to the first lowest level. The 18 elevators of the tower are particularly fast, and will transport you up and down in no time. In fact, these elevators are actually regarded as one of the fast in the world. So yes, your tour of the tower will definitely be quite a blast at the start.
The tower also houses many government offices, so it remains close for the public but on Liberation day, it is different. Starting 7 am to 12 noon, the offices will be open to the general public and ready for viewing for everyone, even for travelers. There is also no entrance fee which is a great bonus for those who want to visit the tower. Lastly, there are tons of activities to watch that are organized on that special day, which will definitely entertain a lot of people.