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Places To Go

Abu Dhabi

Places To Go

You can get a full breakdown of places to visit on www.visitabudhabi.ae but here are some of the more popular tourist haunts.

Emirates Palace
Guided tours of this, one of the world's most opulent hotels, are available and you should take in the free-to-enter exhibition devoted to the planned Cultural District of Saadiyat Island.

The Heritage Village
On the breakwater of the Corniche this reconstruction of a desert encampment gives an insight into lifestyles in days gone by.

Al Maqta Fort
Pop into this ancient fort - now a visitor centre - to get an idea of the architecture of the past.

Zayed Centre
In the Al Bateen district this centre will give you an insight into the founding father of the nation and the late Abu Dhabi Ruler, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Daily, complimentary tours of this magnificent facility are conducted by trained UAE nationals.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The world's largest indoor theme park with its fastest roller coaster on Yas Island.

Yas Marina Circuit
Home to the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and now with a go-kart track and offering driving experiences.

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
One of the most modern in the world giving an insight into the noble desert pursuit of falconry. Guided tours are available.

Saluki Centre
Guided tours of this centre devoted to the treasured desert hunting dog - one of the world's oldest breeds.

Manarat Al Saadiyat
Head out to this exhibition centre and take in the interactive Saadiyat Story for a look at this island's past and future.

Masdar City
Tours of this zero-carbon futuristic 'city' are available with guests boarding personal rapid transport renewable energy powered vehicle which travel up to 40 kph on the straight and 25 kph on curves, to visit retail outlets, the wind towers and courtyards. Bookings via:

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