Abu Dhabi Things to Do

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  • 1. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

    A must see in Abu Dhabi. The world's 8th largest mosque, officially opened in 2007. There are free tours available at 10am, 11am and 5pm except Friday morning (reserved for worshippers), however...

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  • 2. Corniche

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a great place for a stroll. Its an impressive eight kilometres of manicured waterfront that includes children’s play areas, separate cycle and pedestrian pathways, cafés and restaurants, and...

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  • 3. Heritage Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    OK, if I am being honest with our usual superb timing, we arrived here 10 minutes after it shut. That is it was still open, you could still go in, but the shops and any display of craft had finished....

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  • 4. Emirates Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the poshest hotel in Abu Dhabi and I would have loved to visit except I don't think you can unless you are staying there or have a meal reservation. I was not sure where to view it from and...

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  • 5. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Ferrari World is the world first Ferrari theme park and largest attraction of its kind. Attractions: Speed of Magic Paddock Driving with the Champion Made in Maranello The Racing Legends Galleria...

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  • 6. Lulu Island

    Great beach, exotic blue water... Chairs are for free. Best view on the skyline. Every 10 meters you have a tent or mushroom for some shade. A "train" or (free) mini-buses drive around the island and...

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  • 7. Emirates National Auto Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Exhibiting an astonishing suite of more than 200 cars, the Emirates National Auto Museum is not, in fact, a national museum but rather a car collection turned into an exhibition. The owner is H.H....

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  • 8. Marina Mall

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you cruise past the Abu Dhabi Corniche up to the breakwater area going to the Marina and the Heritage Village, you would see a large mall with an adjacent tower beside it, fronting a park and that...

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  • 9. Yas Island

    One of the most stunning architectural structures in Abu Dhabi, Yas Viceroy Hotel wraps itself like a cocoon around the Formula One race circuit. This race has become quite important in Abu Dhabi and,...

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  • 10. Beach

    The Main Beach of Abu DhabiCity is the one fronting the Abu Dhabi Corniche, it is eight kilometers long stretch of beach front composed of manicured waterfront that includes children’s play areas,...

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  • 11. Sailing

    This service in Abu Dhabi started about the end of 2014, now open to the public. ‎ It is a wooden taxi boat that runs between four luxury hotels along the Grand Canal, the eastern...

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  • 12. Golf Club

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Anyone wanting a breath of fresh air and a good game of golf should head out to the paradisiacal Abu Dhabi Golf Club by Sheraton. The Abu Dhabi Golf Club by Sheraton is located 30 minutes from the...

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  • 13. Qasr al-Hosn Fort

    This fort is located on Sheik Zayed First Street. It is sometimes called the White Fort as it is, well sort of - white!!!! and Old Fort as it is, well sort of - old!!!! It dates from around 1761 and...

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  • 14. Saadiyat Island

    A French architect was the natural selection for the Abu Dhabi branch of Musée du Louvre, a yet-to-be started project on Saâdiyat Island. Jean Nouvel is no stranger to the Arab world, for he has...

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  • 15. Desert Safari Adventure

    I think the most stunning in this trip is about being able to see the fundamental nature of living in the desert. The adventure started the moment we were pick up in the city, the driver/tour guide by...

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  • 16. Sheikh Zayed Bridge

    the Shiekh Zayed Bridge is one of the Bridges that connects the E 11 Shiekh Maktoum Road (or Shiekh Zayed Road as known in Dubai) to the Island of Abu Dhabi City via the E 10 Road (the Dubai-Abu Dhabi...

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  • 17. Cultural Foundation

    The Cultural Foundation comprises the National Archives, the National Library and the Institute of Culture and Art. All of these are housed in a modern, Islamic style building with wonderful tilework...

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  • 18. Abu Dhabi Mall

    One of the city's premier shopping centres, the Abu Dhabi Mall, is adjacent to the Beach Rotana Hotel. As in much of the middle east, shopping centres are big "hang-outs", particularly in Abu Dhabi,...

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  • 19. Al Ain Zoo

    A quite big zoo, clean with a lot of animals and especially a lot of cat species.There is a train that takes you around but its more fun to walk and take your time.Dont miss the penguins department I...

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  • 20. Adia Tower

    Adia Tower is one of the most stunning buildings in the city centre, because of its particular shape. ADIA stands for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - and that's its headquarters... Basically the...

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  • 21. Al Raha Mall

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    The Al Raha Mall is a small mall by Abu Dhabi Standards, This mall is located along the Busy E 10 Road (known as the Abu-Dhabi to Dubai Highway or the Shiekh Zayed Road as the E 11 Road is known as...

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  • 22. Yas WaterWorld

    Yas Water world is a waterpark and amusement park located at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE near Abu Dhabi City. With 43 rides, slides and attractions – five of which are one-of-a-kind. sits on an are...

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  • 23. Ice Rink

    The Abu Dhabi Ice Rink has an Olympic-size rink with French café, arcade entertainment, pro skate shop, music shop and children’s area. Lessons are available. If you fancy trying your hand at ice...

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  • 24. Al Bahr Towers

    Completed in June 2012, the twin al-Bahar Towers are just one example of many cool and cutting edge designs rising in Abu Dhabi. Their smart design, by the architectural firm Aedas Architects, is not...

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  • 25. Al Wahda Mall

    This mall is right next to the main bus station where buses go to and from Dubai and other emirates. We rushed round trying to find where to buy an orja card for the buses so did not really do the...

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