For many travelers, Abu Dhabi is a city where is it must to go when visiting United Arab of Emirates. However, many people have no exact idea about where to go in Abu Dhabi. So below we would love to review a single day itinerary in Abu Dhabi, advising you what to do in Abu Dhabi for a day.
1. Grand Mosque of Sheikh Zayed
The first attraction is Abu Dhabi has used to be the grand Mosque of Sheikh Zayed; the founder of UAE country. Zayed Mosque was opened in 2007 after about 10 years of construction, Mosque was founded to be a cultural center which is meant to build bridges between the different cultures.
Grand Mosque complex is founded over 11 sq kilometers including a multimedia library beside the Mosque itself. Mosque is featured with its massive construction and fine decorations which costed more than 2 billions AED to be done.
Mosque opens daily from 0900 am until 1000 pm except on Fridays as it opens 04300 pm. It welcomes everybody to go inside even the not-Muslims visitors, However it needs to follow the set dress code in order to be welcomed to go in.
2. Dates Market
Your next stop at your one day tour Abu Dhabi could be at Abu Dhabi dates market. The dates markets is located near to Port Zayed (Tourist port of Abu Dhabi) offering multiple and various kinds of the dry fruit.
For years, Dates has been a main dish on the Arabian food menu specially it has a religious status for the local Muslim inhabitants. Within your visit the market you could taste some of the delicious dry fruit and buy whatever you want from. Dates are well known of supplying body with high energy.
3. Louvre Abu Dhabi
About 20 kilometers East of Abu Dhabi, a great project is still under construction; Saadiyat Island. Saadiyat island is one of the biggest constructions for the future of Abu Dhabi. It should be a residential. commercial, cultural and tourist project which includes international universities, schools, cultural museums and shopping malls over a total area of 27 kilometers.
Louvre Abu Dhabi which was opened for visitors in Nov 2017 is a leading project of those of Saadiyat island. Museum is the only one to bear the name of Louvre after the one in Paris. It showcases various valuable artifacts and objects from Louvre Paris and other reputable French museums.
Museum is one of the must to do in one day visit to Abu Dhabi, It opens daily and closes only on Mondays. It welcomes visitors for a tickets of 60 AED per adult and free entry for the children.
4. Lunch at Heritage Village
After finishing Louvre visit, it may be the time for having lunch. and since we have so limited time to spend in our Abu Dhabi day your as supposed, We recommend you to have your lunch at heritage village of Abu Dhabi.
Village is another tourist attraction of the city, It could be considered as an open museum that showcases the different between the lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants of Abu Dhabi before old exploration, and the modern lifestyle of the city nowadays. We could find the usual desert tents inside with some old objects that the people used to use in their daily life within the ancient times in addition to some professions that they have to work to get their livelihood.
We could take our lunch there in a local restaurant inside the village with a city overview.
5. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
After lunch and refreshments, You may need to explore one of the most things that feature the city Abu Dhabi; Ferrari Theme Park.
Ferrari world Abu Dhabi is a big amusement city where a lot of adventurous gaming are. It is also the house of world`s fastest roller coaster “Formula Rossa” with a speed up to 240 km/hour.
Ferrari Abu Dhabi tickets are available for online purchase including different categories and children packages. A visit to Ferrari park may last for like 4-5 hours.
6. Relax and Dinner at Marina Abu Dhabi
After such a fatigued long day, You may need to relax yourself on a sailing dhow cruise in city marina. So it the Abu Dhabi marina dinner must be your best choice for the evening and night.
The experience on board includes a sailing tour in Abu Dhabi marina as you could watch the city best landmarks around you in a pretty fabulous panoramic scene. One hour later to sailing dinner should be served includes international buffet dishes. a soft drink packages is provided within package in addition to spaces for the smokers on the upper deck.
Musical and dancing shows also are performed on board until cruise returns back to marina port 2.5 hours later around 10:30 pm.
However there are much more do, It was our suggestion for what to do in Abu Dhabi for a day and we do wish it was a proper plan that everybody enjoys.