The Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation is visited by countless people each day and features regular screenings of films from around the world, ballets and photographic exhibitions. The foundation is housed within the Qasr Al Hosn on the Kalidiya Street. The building itself is a modern Islamic work of art and features intricate carvings and well-designed arches that are incorporated into the design. Elaborate courtyards, beautifully carved doorways and arched columns all add to the glamour of the building.
The centre is host to many popular exhibitions in Abu Dhabi attracting several thousands of visitors each year. The International Pearl Festival held in Abu Dhabi, art workshops, and children’s programmes are some of the events that take place here. The library of the foundation is known to be one of the best in the Middle East. The facility itself is gradually becoming the centre for arts and culture and it operates under the guidance of the authority for Culture and Heritage Abu Dhabi.
A short walk from the site you would find many other places of interest and many restaurants that offer affordable, fine dining options. Abu Dhabi, The biggest of the 7 emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, offers a truly unforgettable holiday experience. Be it modern shopping malls, traditional souks, ancient mosques or stunning natural landscapes, this part of the Middle East has it all.
Accommodation in Abu Dhabi comes in many shapes and sizes; from chic and stylish B&Bs to suit your budget to extravagant five star hotels that are well deserving of their fame. Abu Dhabi beach hotels such as Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, offers lavish comforts and beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf and is perfect for those looking to get away from it all. Located in a nature reserve on Sir Bani Yas Island this Abu Dhabi resort offers the very best in contemporary comforts and makes for an unforgettable island escape. Culture, heritage, modern Islamic architecture, lavish comforts by the sea, warm hospitality and breathtaking views of the Arabian waters; what more do you need on a sunny vacation? Who could ask for more?