Things To Do in Abu Dhabi - Top Attractions
Abu Dhabi is a dream destination for everybody. Unlimited thrill, fun and entertainment make it an unforgettable experience. The top 14 activities that you must do while in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi can be summarized in these three characteristics. The capital city of the UAE has become one of the most sought vacation destinations. A plethora of attractions shines it out uniquely in the galaxy of tourist places.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Visiting this huge mosque is a lifetime experience. More than 40000 people can offer prayer simultaneously in the building. Adorned with 80 domes and more than 1000 columns, the mosque has a distinction of being one of the largest mosques in the world. Not only this, but there are various amazing things surprise you in the mosque. A massive chandelier (the largest in the world) and the largest hand-knotted carpet in the world are just to name a few!
Abu Dhabi Heritage village
This is a fabulous place to visit in Abu Dhabi. The place takes you to the good old times. It is a village created in the old Bedouin style showing the glimpses of how people used to live. You will get amazed to know about the ancient irrigation systems, traditional skills and pottery. Heritage Village is located near International Airport and the world famous Marina Mall.
Abu Dhabi Desert Safari is a Journey to the Dreamland
Desert safari is an overwhelming experience and the highlight attraction of Abu Dhabi in the unending stints of sand. There are some wonderful places near Abu Dhabi where people can feel the thrill and chill of the desert. A full day expedition takes you to magnificent sand dunes, ups and downs of the sandy terrains and implausibly beautiful oasis.
Liwa desert safari
Though all desert safaris bring enthralling experience to the tourists, a few are especially special. Liwa desert safari is one of them. Located at the edge of the famous ‘Empty Quarter’ or ‘Rub Al Khali’
Abu Dhabi Corniche Beach
The beach brings a variety of options for people. They can hire bikes for a ride, stroll through the beach or hire pedal boats for complete fun. This beach attracts innumerable people every year. In fact, it is the most popular site in Abu Dhabi.
Float along the creek in a Dhow
Dhow boats are the traditional wooden boats that float gently along the length of the creek offering a spectacular view of the great Abu Dhabi city. It is possible to see almost all popular places from the boat. A romantic Dhow cruise is just ideal for newly wed couples.
In spite of being a desert city, Abu Dhabi has some of the most amazing and thrilling water activities for tourists. Scuba diving is one of them. You can have unlimited fun at superbly-managed spots where you feel safe and secure with trained lifeguards and experts. Enjoy the thrill and sensation of water world at Abu Dhabi.
Falcon Hospital Abu Dhabi
It is one of the unique hospitals in the world, dedicated to falcons. This elegant bird has great respect and affection in Arabic culture. It is a symbol of rigor and vigor. Falcon hospital was opened for tourists in 2007 and since then, it is one of the hot spots in Abu Dhabi. People go there to observe not only falcons, but other creatures as well.
Water skiing or Kayak
Thrill and chill of water skiing or Kayak is possible at Al Raha beach of Abu Dhabi. You can hire a boat for three hours and have a spectacular view of flamingos in the mangrove forests. This is one of the best activities in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Ferrari World
Lovers of the best sports get lost in the mesmerizing world of Ferrari World. The huge theme park is dedicated to Ferrari, Ferrari and Ferrari. Unlimited thrill and entertainment wait for you in one of the finest parks in the world. A plethora of rides, 4-D shows and interactive museums make the day simply awesome.
Al Ain museum
If you are interested in humanities and history, do not miss the Al Ain museum where three huge galleries store innumerable relics and a large collection of weapons, handicrafts, apparels and jewelry, and musical instruments.
Saddiyat island Exhibition and beach golf course :
Saddiyat Island brings an array of museums where yu find the best exhibits. This place is a paradise for history lovers. The famous beach golf course is unique in the world. Playing golf on the soft and silky white sand beach is a great experience of its kind.
It is the oldest building in the city standing with great majesty underlining the grace and glory of the famous Al Nahayan family that ruled the country for more than two centuries. The charm and beauty of this building are irresistible. Intricate Islamic architecture and long corridors make it a spectacular monument.
Al Jahili fort
The eighteenth century fort is a picturesque place of Abu Dhabi after revival and restoration by the archeological department of Abu Dhabi. It has been transformed completely to make it a major tourist attraction.
The more luxurious the hotel is, the longer it lasts. We can say that after visiting Emirates Palace, the impression is everlasting. This is certainly one of the best places we can imagine.
Emirates National Auto Musuem
An interesting inclusion in your list of sightseeing alternatives over here is Emirates National Auto Museum. Make sure you book your trip with a renowned agency and you will always be sure that such distinct places are part of your package.
As soon as you enter the renowned flea market, you are amazed by the assortment of carpets which have come from various Asian countries.
Women's Handicraft Centre
Each handcrafted work here is a perfect mix of precision and quality. Most importantly, they are available at an affordable price. So you got good enough reasons to buy them, as a useful item or decorative item, and cherish the memory forever!
Not only these places, but there are many other things to do at Abu Dhabi. The city holds the title ‘queen of the cities’ and tourists find it quite appropriate!