Abu Dhabi has a series of culturally significant places to visit that offer glimpses into its pre Islamic and early Islamic past and the unique combination of styles that make many of its modern monuments outstanding.
Attractively green and very distinctively Arab, Abu Dhabi offers relaxation without many of the irritants of modern city life like traffic jams. A shoppers’ Mecca, Abu Dhabi also offers many places of entertainment and interesting sightseeing. To get the best out of the city, live like royals by staying in resorts in Abu Dhabi the likes of Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara on your visit.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque visible from every bridge connecting Abu Dhabi to the mainland. A masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture, the fabulous interior is a blend of traditional Mamluk, Ottoman and Fatimid styles with contemporary design. Visitors can also be photographed with the Raptors.
Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is a top spot for entertainment. It is home to Ferrari World – the world’s largest indoor theme park which includes the world’s fastest roller coaster, thrilling activities for kids, displays of Ferrari memorabilia and Ferrari cars. The Yas Links Golf Course is world class.
The mysticism and romance of the desert
Experience it by exploring the Empty Quarter in the Liwa Desert, going on safari and camping in the desert. Enter the world of the fabled world ‘Thousand and One Nights’ at the ‘Arabian Nights Village’. Try sand skiing and sand boarding among rolling sand dunes. Camel riding is there for those who dare try it.
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