The capital city of the United Arab Emirates UAE. Abu Dhabi is geographically and demographically the largest out of the seven emirates that form the country. When someone mentions Abu Dhabi, the first thing that comes in mind is a suitable destination for desert lovers and maybe views of a modern city. On the contrary
Abu Dhabi incubates more than 200 natural islands with stunning coastlines that stretch to over
Where to go in Abu Dhabi:
Abu Dhabi is home to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Emirates Palace. Also popular attractions: Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World.
Islands to visit while you are in Abu Dhabi:
What to enjoy in Abu Dhabi
Enjoy riding your bike, jogging, walking or just watching the world go by along the attractive Abu Dhabi Corniche or experiencing water sports along the mangroves.
Live desert safaris, quad biking, sand skiing, paragliding and more in the desert and spend the evening in the Bedouin camp under the starry sky, and savour the most delicious refreshments.
Nothing beats the sunset experience on a dinner cruise on a traditional wooden boat along the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Choose sand dunes in the Empty Quarter in Liwa, a two-hour drive from Abu Dhabi, and enjoy the tranquillity of the Al Sarab Desert Resort, which was built with craftsmanship and beauty to resemble desert castles.
Take a boat or plane trip to Sir Bani Yas Resort, one of Abu Dhabi's most beautiful jewels, and explore the island, its picturesque beaches, the salt dome and the dense Crimea.
Explore Al Ain, the low green city and the majestic palm trees oasis. Tour many great old forts and archaeological sites.
Activities for children in Abu Dhabi
Check out some fun activities to try for families and children:
Visitors can explore palaces, forts, museums, and many cultural sites that include:
Jebel Hafeet is one of the most beautiful natural locations and is the highest point in the emirate. Al-Ain Oasis is also the first UNESCO World Heritage site. The Palm Oasis has been accredited by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for its importance as a repository of genetic resources for food, biodiversity and cultural heritage. It is an important contribution globally to the culture of the indigenous peoples' agricultural systems (GIAHS).
World Heritage sites in Al Ain have joined UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Al-Ain has many parks and parks.
Saadiyat Island is an excellent cultural destination. Saadiyat Island includes many museums, including the Zayed National Museum, the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (signed in English).
The new central business district on Al Maryah Island mimics the most exquisite modern architectural designs and combines the commercial area with many shopping centres and restaurants.
Yas Island is a single sport and leisure destination. Enjoy the atmosphere of Formula 1, Ferrari World Park and Yas Waterworld, and many hotels and restaurants.