Among the sand dunes the Islamic sculptures, the glistening shopping centres, and the world renowned architectural wonders, Abu Dhabi is also rich in culture and heritage. The Bateen Ship yard is evidence of this. Easily accessible from the west coast of island Al Bateen, the Bateen shipyard depicts the ancient art of ship building. It is a spectacular art handed down from one generation to another and is performed without the use of any modern devices.
Portraying the ancient art of building ships and the traditional workmanship, the All Bateen shipyard of Abu Dhabi is famous for the year round display of this gorgeous artwork attracting thousands of visitors each year. With intricate carvings and traditional markings on the teak dows on display, you can marvel at the expertise that have prevailed since ancient times. The Bateen shipyard goes to great lengths to preserve the old methodology used in catching and delivering fish as the teak planks are beautifully transformed into magnificent ships.
The charming carvings seen on some of the ancient ships are evidence of the skills that have been brought forward. If you are looking to be transported into a bygone era and absorbed by the age old culture of this emirate while in the modern and sophisticated city of Abu Dhabi, then look no further than the Bateen shipyard where culture meets craft. What is more, you will be able to witness these lovely machines in action, and bringing in their daily catchment of seafood ashore at the Dhow harbour in Abu Dhabi. The centre is open every day for visitors except Fridays
If on the lookout for accommodation Abu Dhabi there are plenty of hotels in the area that offer lavish comforts and luxurious service standards. A hotel in Abu Dhabi that lets you revel in the beauty of this dazzling country and experience the grandeur of old world charm is Eastern Mangroves, Abu Dhabi. Among the pristine comforts and conveniences found here, you will particularly be absorbed by the divine service standards fit for royalty. Bringing you the very best of luxury comforts, the hotel also offers luxurious Hammam and spa treatment facilities that help you find true peace of mind.