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Landmarks in Abu Dhabi

Top landmarks in Abu Dhabi

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Sheikh Zayed
Grand Mosque

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and mesmerising architecture of Abu Dhabi at this incredible mosque.

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Capital Gate

Known as the Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi, this 160-metre skyscraper is a true star of the skyline. Head inside for incredible views over the capital.

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Qasr Al Watan

Journey through Abu Dhabi’s presidential palace. Explore the interactive zones, from the Great Hall to the impressive library.

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Corniche Road

This iconic and glamorous road runsalong the oceanfront, providing access to its namesake beach and promenade. Cyclethe full stretch for incredible views of the Arabian Gulf.

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Qasr Al Hosn

Lay eyes on Abu Dhabi’s oldest stone building, constructed inthe 1760s. From the historic watchtower to the House of Artisans, this landmark embodies the city’s historic charm.

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Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental Abu Dhabi

Visit one of the world's most famous hotels. Book in for afternoon tea at Le Café and enjoy their sumptuous signature hot chocolate, topped with 24 carat gold flakes. 

Art and culture in Abu Dhabi

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Heritage Village

Be transported back to a time of nomadic desert life and experience the traditions, customs and culture that shaped the modern UAE.

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Desert safari

Make for the Abu Dhabi desert on this off-road tour. Try sandboarding or a camel ride through the dunes. As the sun sets, head to the traditional camp for a barbecue under the stars.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Wander through exhibits showcasing works of art from around the globe. Designed by architect Jean Nouvel, the building itself is a masterpiece and you can even kayak around it to admire it further.

Nature attractions in Abu Dhabi

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Corniche Beach

Bask in the Abu Dhabi sun, cycle along the boardwalk or enjoy a game of beach volleyball – you’re spoilt for choice at the Corniche.

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Umm Al Emarat Park

From the park train to the amphitheatre, this natural gem is a hub of activity.  

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Mangrove National Park

Encounter Abu Dhabi’s luscious side with a trip to the mangroves. Kayak among shrubs or wander through the trees.

Theme parks in Abu Dhabi

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Ferrari World™
Abu Dhabi

Go-karting and rollercoasters create unique, high-speed experiences themed around Ferrari. 

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Yas Waterworld

Whether you prefer racing down rapids or floating along lazy rivers, Yas Waterworld has something for everyone. Choose your thrill level and experience aquatic Abu Dhabi. 

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Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

Bring your childhood dreams to life at this iconic theme park. Meet your favourite Warner Bros.™ characters.

Family attractions in Abu Dhabi

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Yas Marina Circuit

Treat the family to a Formula 1™ experience at the home of Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Children aged five and over can race around the Kartzone track and live their F1™ dreams.

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Wadi Adventure

Head to the great outdoors for ultimate family thrills. Take on the challenge of white-water rafting or navigate the 18-obstacle aerial park.

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Saadiyat Public Beach

Enjoy a family beach day on Saadiyat Island. Lounge on the soft, white sands while the kids enjoy the water.

Dining and nightlife in Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Add a little luxury to your trip. Tuck into international dishes at 19th Street or watch the sun set before a game of cool and floodlit night golf.

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Yas Mall

From delicious dining to night-time entertainment, Yas Mall has it all. Dine at your favourite restaurants or watch films in luxury at the 20-screen cinema.

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Umm Al Emarat Park

Take a break at the cosy cafe or enjoy light bites from Burger Bureau. In the evenings, head to the amphitheatre.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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