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Jahrah

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Jahrah, also called Al Jahra, is a city in western Kuwait at a distance of about 33km from the capital, Kuwait City.

Get in[edit]

One can take Shaikh Jaber Ahmed Al Sabah Road (80) to Kuwait City from Iraq. This road passes Jahra. The nearest airport is Kuwait International Airport.

Get around[edit]

Taxis is the main form of transport if you did not have a car (See Kuwait for more info). Buses are far more uncommon compared to other parts of Kuwait.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Jahra Fort. It is a must see attraction in Jahrah. In 1920, The Saudis were defeated by Kuwaitis with the help of the British here.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Not much can be done in Jahra as it is close to the desert. Camel riding is common.

  • Atraf Camel Racing, Salmi Road, + 2539 4014. Nov-Apr daily 07:00-??:??.  edit
  • Entertainment City, Doha,Kuwait. Near Jahrah. It is a fun park.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Jahra lacks the malls that the rest of Kuwait is saturated with.

  • Sulail Al Jahra Mall.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

Small Arabic restaurants are common like other parts of Kuwait selling shawarma. Indian restaurants are common too.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Alcohol is not allowed in Kuwait.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hotels are situated away from important areas.

  • Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort, Near the 6th Ring Road,Jahra,Jahra,Kuwait. A four star hotel. Extra beds are very expensive here.  edit
  • Ew Marina Hotel, Al Najashi St, Jahra.  edit

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