The Cultural Center Rainbow Road

Post by Mark

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Center is the second cultural center that is being constructed next to Shaab Park on the Gulf Road. Last night when I drove by I noticed they had their multicolored roof lights on so figured I’d try to sneak in and take some shots. That failed since there was security stationed at every entrance.

I then tried to hop over the wall from the Women’s organization building right next door but as soon as I stepped onto their property, their building security stopped me as well. Need to go back in a full black ninja outfit and try again.

Anyway I still managed to take some shots from the outside which I’ve shared in this post.

After taking the video above I realized the rainbow roof lights look like a real life version of the Rainbow Road from the Mario Kart game. So someone needs to fly a drone over this “track” ASAP pretending they’re racing in Mario Kart and then add the Rainbow Road soundtrack to the video so we can share it on Reddit.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with this project, it’s located on the Gulf Road right before Shaab Park. The project consist of six main buildings:

– A Natural History Museum
– A Science Museum
– A Museum of Islamic History
– A Space Museum
– A Fine Arts Center
– A 350 seat Theatre

The cultural center is expected to be completed by the end of this year. For previous posts on this cultural center with renderings and more information, click [Here]


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14 comments, add your own...


  1. Nasoor says:

    The building looks cool! Can’t wait for the opening.

  2. cajie says:

    Cool. So we can look forward to another firework display this year.

  3. nasser says:

    more like magic planet entrance
    totally unfit for cultural center

  4. K- says:

    Simply amazing. Kuwait is getting more beautiful by the day, I mean it was always beautiful :p but man we’ve come a LONG way in the last couple of years.

  5. aziz says:

    the official opening date is 1 may 2017 and i have confirmations that they will stick with it.

  6. Seeebooo says:

    Just a note. This lighting display is not permanent, it’s to test the RGB lighting capability of the canopy. Not intended (from a design point of view) to be lit that way. Should be just one color..


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