Must Visit Places in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
A man-made marvel exhibiting the finest level of craftsmanship and architecture, Sheikh Zayed Mosque is one of the best places to visit in Abu Dhabi. The grand mosque spans over an area of approximately 30 acres and is capable of accommodating up to 50,000 people at one point of time.
From its dome and minarets to its carpets and chandeliers, every single foot of Sheikh Zayed Mosque reminds the lavishness of the Arab world and an amalgamation of Persian, Moorish and Mughal architectures. It is a must visit place to experience grandeur and serenity simultaneously.
Timing: 9 am to 10 pm
Location: Abu Dhabi
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The gorgeously architectured complex of the hotel spread across an area of 100 acres, stores all kinds of luxuries for the visitors. The golden exteriors of the hotel strike a contrast with the green waters surrounding it and the blue waters of the bay in front of it. The hotel also has a range of restaurants serving different cuisines from all over the world.
Location: West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
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The Louvre Abu Dhabi is today, one of the must-see tourist places in Abu Dhabi. Inaugurated in the year 2017, the art and civilization museum is the largest art museum in the entire Arabian peninsula. It is located in the Saadiyat Island Cultural District of the city.
The museum showcases artwork from across the globe including works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Jacques-Louis David and Henri Matisse among others. Not only the artwork but the architecture of the building itself with a floating dome-shaped structure is something not to be missed.
Timing: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM (Tuesday to Sunday)
Location: Saadiyat - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Yas Island is a tourist place in Abu Dhabi, which is known to be a multi-purpose leisure, entertainment and shopping destination. Spread over an area of 25 square kilometres, Yas Island is home to the Yas Marina Circuit which has held Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2009.
The island also has several amusement parks, including Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World and Sea World, Abu Dhabi. Other attractions at the island include the Yas Links golf course, the Yas Beach, du Arena for open-air concerts and du Live! which hosts the du World Music Festival.
Timing: Major attractions open between 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Counted among the top amusement parks all over the world, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is among the most popular tourist places in Abu Dhabi. The park designed in Ferrari brand theme occupies a vast area of 86,000 sq. m., featuring a wide range of attractions for visitors belonging to all age groups.
Ferrari World comes across the most popular places to visit in Abu Dhabi, it is ones among the list of thrilling rides here are Flying Aces, Turbo Track, Scuderia Challenge, and the world’s fastest roller coaster – Formula Rossa. Numerous events are also held at Ferrari World. Furthermore, the park complex comprises a number of restaurants and a shopping space where you can choose from a wide range of Ferrari products including clothes and accessories.
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sunday - Wednesday)
11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Thursday - Saturday)
Location: Yas Island, 128717, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate
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Desert Safari is one of the top things to do in Abu Dhabi. When in the city, you can choose to tour the sands on a motor vehicle, mostly a 4x4. You can choose to do a morning safari, an evening safari or an overnight safari.
Depending on the package, you can go for a camel ride, visit a camel farm, try quad biking, sandboarding or dune bashing. If you have chosen an overnight safari, you can also enjoy camping under the stars. Barbeque dinners, dances and various other events can also be included in your safari.
Timing: 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Arabian Al Khatim desert in Abu Dhabi.
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Emirates Park Zoo
This zoo in Abu
Dhabi gives you an opportunity to come across a wide range of wildlife species.
There are 1,700 animals in total which include species like White Tiger,
Siberian Bear, Lion, and Cheetah, among many others.
Not only you can explore wildlife here, but can also stay here awhile and get amused indulging in various activities as a luxury resort is a part of the property. There are fun activities you can indulge in here like animal encounters, breakfast with parrots, breakfast with giraffe, and crocodile feeding.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Everyday)
Location: 12th St - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Warner Bros World
Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is the third theme park of its kind in the world. It is an indoor and fully-air conditioned theme park based in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The exterior of the theme park features a 61-metre tall tower inspired by its counterpart in the iconic Warner Bros. Water Tower in California.
Different features of the park have been inspired by different Warner Bros. franchises like Looney Tunes, DC Comics and Hanna Barbra amongst others. Some of the rides include The Joker Funhouse, Tom and Jerry: Swiss Cheese Spin, The Jetsons Cosmic Orbiter, Scooby-Doo: The Museum of Mysteries and many more, making it an exciting place to visit in Abu Dhabi.
Timing: Everyday (12:00 PM to 08:00 PM)
Location: Abu Dhabi - Al Falah Rd - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Yas Water World
An oasis in the desert of Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld is the best kind of escape from the scorching heat as it is one of the most famous places to visit in Abu Dhabi. It is a water theme park featuring over 40 rides, slides, and attractions which are both fun and thrilling. If you are travelling to Abu Dhabi with family or friends, do add this park to your itinerary as the park has plenty of attractions for all age groups.
And when you are done thrilling yourself, you can also enjoy shopping and dining inside the waterpark complex itself. Splash, swim, scream, giggle, and make a thousand memories in a day at Yas Waterworld as the waterpark is designed to effect smiles and spread happiness.
Timing: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Monday to Saturday)
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
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You can come over to this place to let your kids enjoy a combination of learning while playing in a whole new innovative approach. Some of the most popular attractions at this place are Adventure HQ, Fun Works, Vox Cinemas, Lego: Pop-in and Play, KidZania AbuDhabi, and CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi.
Location: Yas Mall, Yas IslandYas West - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Timing: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM