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Kuwait mosques are located in different corners of the city. They are the strong pillars of Islamic belief. The role of Islam is immense in Kuwait for it is the most powerful source of motivation in binding the people of the place. Except for a few Christian Kuwaitis, majority of the people of Kuwait are Muslims.
Located on the Arabian Gulf Street, Grand Mosque is known to be the largest mosque in Kuwait. It covers an area of 45,000 square meters. The architecture breathes a traditional Islamic style. This mosque of Kuwait was opened to the people in June, 1986. The mosque area is beautifully adorned with waterfalls, green gardens, colorful flowers and palm trees. There are a total of 21 doors in the mosque which is made of Al Sag or teakwood. The walls are designed with Islamic geometrical signs and verses from Quran. Various Islam ceremonies are observed with great devotion in the mosque. The prayer hall has an accommodation capacity for 10,000 people. There is also a prayer hall exclusively for women.
Besides, the Grand Mosque, the other Kuwait mosques include the following:
* Al-Mudairees Mosque
Location: near Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry
* Al-Ujairy Mosque
Location: near Kuwait Municipality building
* Al-Mullah Saleh Mosque
Location: near Al-Muthanna Complex
* Al-Uthman Mosque
Location: near the National Assembly
* Bin Hamad Mosque
Location: behind palace of justice
* Al-Sharrah Mosque
* Marzook Al-Bader Mosque
Location: behind Salhiyah Post Office
* Abdulaziz al-Otaibi Mosque
Location: near Kuwait finance House head office
* Fadalah Mosque
Location: behind Al-Wataniya Suq
* Ben Nabhan Mosque
Location: near Derwazat Abdul-Razzaq
* Al-Hamad Mosque
Location: Jleeb Al-Shuyokh
* Al-salhiya mosque
Location: behind Meridian Hotel
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