Abu Dhabi Things to Do

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  • 1. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

    4 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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  • 2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

    Finished in 2007 this mosque and mausoleum is built to rival the Taj Mahal in scale and grandeur. it can host up to 40,000 worshippers. The façade is of white marble giving it an other wordly...

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  • 3. Corniche

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Abu Dhabi is famous for it's Corniche a 8 Km paved path along the waterfront facing the bay with a view of Lulu island. The Corniche runs from the Mina neighborhood in the north to the Marina in the...

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  • 4. Heritage Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Right next to the Heritage Village is a little mosque, a flagpole which was once the tallest in the world, till Jordan exceeded it, and best of all gorgeous views over the Abu Dhabi skyline. I...

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  • 5. Emirates Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the most luxurious hotels in the world, the Emirates Palace sits next to the Presidental palace in Abu Dhabi. It bills itself as a 7 star hotel ( there is no such thing officially) and backs...

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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. Qasr al-Hosn Fort

    Although currently closed for renovation, a nearby building displays artifacts from the forts. The fort was built in 1761 when the Sheik relocated from Al Ain to the island that became Abu Dhabi. The...

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  • 11. 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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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. Al Raha Mall

    3 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. Yas Marina Circuit

    The Yas Marina Circuit is the brand new venue for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi's annual Formula One race. The 3.451 mile road course offers 21 challenging turns and some unique features such as...

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  • 25. Abu Dhabi International Airport

    We spent 6 hours in transit at Abu Dhabi Intn'l Airport. It is huge and very busy, maybe a little to small to handle the number of passengers passing through. I believe that a new terminal building...

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