With more than 7 million visitors per year, and more than 175000 online reviews and posting on the biggest online travel forums, Abu Dhabi has became already one of the most attracting cities and tourist destinations in the region with many different places worthwhile to be discovered and visited.
Below and next, we would love to spot the best highlights you could never miss while in a short Abu Dhabi sightseeing tour, the suggested places to go below are really the best in city in different ways, and you could gather them all in 2-3 days short stay itinerary. So let us check
1. Grand Mosque of Sheikh ZayedAbu Dhabi Sightseeing – Grand Mosque
It is not a secret that Abu Dhabi grand mosque which was built by his highness deceased Sheikh Zayed is the most well-known attraction of city, and obviously it is the main one which directly comes in mind when we say tour Abu Dhabi!Grand Mosque Library
The great mosque needed 11 years to be completed from 1996. and according to WikiPedia: The building complex measures approximately 290 m (960 ft) by 420 m (1,380 ft), covering an area of more than 12 hectares (30 acres) and it receives 41000 prayers in time.
Mosque tour provides valuable experience in which you could discover about great historic Islamic architectural and decorating elements which mosque itself was originally inspired by, specially Persian and Moorish ones.
Besides mosque and praying area, the complex also includes a great library and cultural center, both are manged by SZGMC.
According to official website of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, it opens daily from 0900 am to 2200 pm, and on Fridays from 1630 pm to 2200 pm. While guided tours are operating 1000, 1100, 1400, 1700 and 1900 hr. Include a visit to mosque within a 4 hours tour from only 34.99 USD within our Abu Dhabi city tour. and find more facts about mosque from a virtual grand Abu Dhabi mosque tour
2. Ferrari Theme ParkFerrari Theme Park – Abu Dhabi
It needs completely 3 years to finish the first and only Ferrari branded amusement park. and since its open to public at November 2010 the park which covers 86000 meters comes always on the top of the places to go in Abu Dhabi city, even it was titled as Middle East`s leading tourist attractions in 2015!
the park is full of various and different roller coasters (including Formula Rosa the world`s fastest roller coaster since 2010), thrill rides, family rides, children`s rides and displaying shows.
Park tickets are so various in category, it could starts as 66.99 USD for the very basic standard one.
Book a tour to the amusement park Abu Dhabi Ferrari World Theme Park Tour
3. Yas WaterWorld!Yas WaterWorld
One other interesting thing you could not miss while in Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld which was chosen as second best water park in world in 2013 by LA times and was listed on top ten best water parks by CNN for the same year
The park is home to 45 rides, slides and attractions – five of which are world-firsts, including Bubble’s Barrel, a FlowBarrel 10 Double Sheet Wave ride, and Dawwama.
Inquire for a tour to Yas Waterworld including transfers and tickets.
4. Desert Safari Abu DhabiDune bashing drive at desert
No one could be at Abu Dhabi and wanna miss the safari tour. it is the fact that any could not deny!
Abu Dhabi safari to Ruba Khali desert are operating daily, in summer and winter, and at different times around the day. From the early dawn times when you could watch sun first rays rises, to the morning times, reaching the best selling safari tour by afternoon, the only one in which you could enjoy dune drive, sunset scene, folklore dances, belly dances, camel rides in addition to dinner meal on open buffet basis. All in one! See the detailed experience of a wonderful Abu Dhabi desert safari which starts from only 69.99 USD.
Camel Ride in Desert
Also while in desert, you could enjoy many other activities just like, dune buggy, sand boarding, camel riding and more.
But before going for a safari trip, You also will love to see that:
5. Saadiyat Island
Although it is expected to be finished by the coming 2020, But you still able to visit Manart Alsaadiyat where you could identify the current situation of the large island mixed commercial, residential, and leisure project.
Saadiyat is a project with many multiple aspects; cultural, residential, and leisure. but the most interesting to be is Louvre museum which should be alive by end of the current year, and also the Guggenheim museum of Abu Dhabi besides national museum of Zayed.
You could get a valuable chance to visit Alsaadiyat and it minaret within a full day tour Abu Dhabi at extra cost of tickets value.
6. Yas MarinaAbu Dhabi Marina
The city marina is another marvelous escape you could sit by for a sundown panoramic calm scene over the Arab/Persian gulf. or even you can rest for the whole night observing the sailing dhow cruises for a relaxation time away of crowd and urban accelerated life of Abu Dhabi.
and if a couple, you may love to spend a soiree over a dhow cruise sailing in gulf water within Dhow cruise dinner
7. Masdar CityMasdar City Abu Dhabi
Do not miss to include the magnificent Masdar City in your Abu Dhabi Sightseeing tour. Masdar is which was founded at 2008 with an expectation to be completed by 2030 is planned to house 50000 inhabitant and was founded to be renewal energies sourced and resistant to climate change with great dependence on technology facilities in transportation and daily life activities. Briefly, Masdar is meant to be a city of future.
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So that was the main attracting places to go in Abu Dhabi, but it is not all anyway, See the tours package collection of Abu Dhabi Sightseeing to find out more. and we also would love to hear from you if you think that there is any other places deserves to be listed.