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The Kuwait Towers
Middle East
The Kuwait Towers are a major landmark of modern Kuwait. Visitors can travel, by elevator, up one of the towers (the other is a water tank). The glass-enclosed viewing center rotates slowly, making one full rotation every 30 minutes. The towers were damaged by the Iraqi military in the 1990 invasion, but remained standing.
Copyright: Eric walker
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送信日: 14/01/2012
更新日: 08/07/2014
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Tags: kuwait; towers; landmark; tourism; corniche; persian; gulf; arabian; arab; middle; east; sand; beach; shore; walking; path
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