Fun and More in Abu Dhabi
The largest of seven emirates that form the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is both splendid and enigmatic. Abu Dhabi is not only for shopping or business meetings, but also a most popular tourist destination. The emirate of Abu Dhabi boasts the United Arab Emirates’ capital city – Abu Dhabi. This island capital is characterized by its signature Corniche, which fronts the amazing turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Abu Dhabi sightseeing tours include a trip to famous Al Ain, located about 60 km south of Abu Dhabi, which is also known as Garden City. At Al Ain you can go to the famous Al Ain National Museum or visit the Hili Archaeological Garden that features fantastic archaeological finds from a Bronze Age settlement. Al Ain Old Prison offers panoramic views of the city and its surrounding oasis. You can also visit Al Jahili Fort and the Al Ain Zoo and Aquarium during your sightseeing tour in the area.
In Abu Dhabi you’ll find all the conveniences of a modern 21st century capital with some surprising additions. Fine dining abounds, as do opportunities for more affordable fare in numerous city centre restaurants. Chefs from all parts of the world come to Abu Dhabi to work, so you can try many different types of cuisine.
While you are sightseeing here, you can also shop at traditional markets, known as souks. Iranian Souk and sites like Heritage Village give us an exact representation of how people of Abu Dhabi lived before the discovery of its huge oil reserves.
The Corniche is one of the popular places in the city. A beautiful park by the sea, it is just perfect for relaxation. Those interested in arts, music or dance can visit the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, a center that organizes frequent cultural events and shows.
On sightseeing tours to Abu Dhabi, you must not miss visits to Al Hosn Palace, Bateen Shipyard, Dhow Harbor, Jebel Hafeet, and many other sites.
Attractions of Abu Dhabi are as diverse as salt and sugar. On one hand, you can feel the bounteousness of nature’s magnificence in this city, and on the other, you’ll rave about the creative brilliance of human brain, as seen through the architectural marvels that adorn Abu Dhabi’s skyline. This fascinating oasis is home to the largest museum in the United Arab Emirates, the Al Ain National Museum, Abu Dhabi, and also the Al Ain Zoo, one of the best wildlife reserves in the region.
Abu Dhabi offers something special for each of its visitors. Whatever your subject of interest may be, this city’s attractions will cater to your preferences and make your holidays in Abu Dhabi a memorable one.
Whatever you choose to do, you will meet with a welcome which has been extended to travelers throughout the ages.