Kuwait is a small but beautiful nation in the Middle East, known for its modern cities, islands and ancient archeological sites. Kuwait City is famous for its skyscrapers, towers, well-planned boulevards and scenic parks and gardens. Tourist attractions in Kuwait include the Kuwait Towers, the 19th century Seif Palace, Kuwait National Museum and Grand Mosque in Kuwait City; Doha Village, an entertainment town in Kuwait Bay and Failaka Island, famous for its Bronze Age and Greek archaeological sites, Red Fort (also known as the Red Palace); and the Oil Display Centre at Mina Al Ahmadi.
Many airlines including Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Gulf Air, KLM, Lufthansa and United Airlines, operate direct flights to Kuwait City from various destinations in Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia. Kuwait Airways operates daily direct flights from Kuwait to London. Bus services also operate between Kuwait City and Cairo (Egypt), via Aqaba in Jordan and Dammam in Saudi Arabia.