Souq Sharq

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Souk Sharq
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Blue Hours of Souq Sharq
Location Sharq, Kuwait
Coordinates 29°18′01″N 47°57′45″E / 29.300167°N 47.962450°E / 29.300167; 47.962450Coordinates: 29°18′01″N 47°57′45″E / 29.300167°N 47.962450°E / 29.300167; 47.962450
Total retail floor area 55,567 m2 (598,120 sq ft)

The Souk Sharq is a major shopping center in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The center began as a traditional souq but as the city has undergone investment has expanded into a modernized shopping mall of approximately 55,567m³ area, with a vivacious atmosphere and one of Kuwait's liveliest social venues.


On its two floors, there is a wide variety of retail outlets, ranging from well-known high-street shops to chic boutiques and designer stores such as River Island, Next, Boots, Nokia, Zara, Charles Jourdan, Sony, GNC, Mothercare and The Body Shop. There are also numerous cafes and restaurants.

The water-clock on the ground floor is a 5.5m structure, constructed by Professor Bernard Gitton.[1][2]