The capital of the United Arab Emirates has a lot to offer to the explorers. Apart from catching the golden sun and magnificent beaches, Abu Dhabi has a myriad of activities for everyone. Here is a list of top 5 things that you can do during your trip to Abu Dhabi:
1. A Visit to the Grand Mosque
When in Abu Dhabi, you cannot miss the stunning architecture of the Grand Mosque. This mosque is a mausoleum of the founding President of UAE, Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. This is also the third biggest mosque in the world. This grand structure is built entirely of white marble and contains 82 domes.
2. Visit the Heritage Village
If history allures you then heritage village is a must visit place for you. Take a journey back in time and experience the glorious past of the country. You can revisit the traditional life of this desert country and get a glimpse of the desert lifestyle. From elaborate campfires, goat hair tents to the ancient irrigation system of UAE, there is an old world charm is every corner of the village. Also, you can visit the local craft shops and see the craftsmen displaying their ancient techniques. Apart from that, there are spice shops, photography exhibitions, bedouin tents and open museum that will recreate the ancient desert lifestyle for you.
3. Emirates Place
This jaw-dropping luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi will give you a grand view of the Arabian culture. Spread across 100 hectares of area, the hotel is dotted with sprawling lawns and magnificent gardens. This place is an architectural marvel and it is open to public view. The hotel is adorned by 114 domes and 1002 exclusive crystal chandeliers. The interiors of this hotel are decorated with marble, pearl and gold. The Emirates Palace is owned by the government of Abu Dhabi and is one of the most expensive hotels in the entire world.
4. Go for a Stroll in the Corniche
Nothing can be more relaxing than taking a stroll in the Corniche road in Abu Dhabi. This 8 kilometres long green space has separate areas for children, pedestrians and cyclists. You will find numerous cafes and restaurants along the road. One of the prime attraction of Corniche Road is the Corniche Beach. This beach is protected by the lifeguards and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi.
5. Explore the Ghaf Gallery
Are you an art enthusiast? If yes, the Ghaf gallery is the best place for you. This gallery is located in Khalidiya area. This 1500 square foot exhibition area nurtures the young and local talents and regularly showcases exhibitions hosted by contemporary artists.
There is much more to do in Abu Dhabi. We hope that this list will help you in planning your day while you go on exploring Abu Dhabi. In case you are still planning to visit Abu Dhabi, then take a look at our Dubai tour package. We can guarantee you the best deal at an affordable price.