Abu Dhabi is a fabulous island in the Persian Gulf, the center of luxury and wealth of the Emirates. Just a few decades ago, Abu Dhabi was a poor fishing village. Now in the capital of the UAE you feel like in another universe: it seems that the locals do not have any problems, except the hot sun. There are a lot of different sights to see in Abu Dhabi: every attraction is a real miracle of progress and human capabilities. In our article we will tell about unique attractions in Abu Dhabi which you should definitely visit.
It is the largest and most beautiful mosque in the world. It looks like a castle from fairy tales about Scheherazade or Aladdin. The mosque was built in honor of Sheikh Zayed, who united the desert lands of the Bedouins and founded an independent and prosperous country. There is the world's largest carpet in the mosque, which can cover the five football fields! There are also amazing panels with precious and semiprecious stones, handmade tiles, gold mosaics. So you should definitely choose the tours in Abu Dhabi, which include visits to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
It’s hard to believe, that in a hot climate there is a huge wildlife park on an artificially created island. African ostriches, Indian antelopes, gazelles and more than 15,000 animals and birds walk around the park. Here you can spend some wonderful days. There are hotels on the island which offer different entertainments for their guests: fishing, safari, horseback riding, kayaking and nice communication with the inhabitants of the park.
The legendary Yas Island is an artificially created island on which the most famous leisure parks are located. Each of the parks is striking in its scale and technological achievements.
Ferrari World is the largest indoor park in the world! Here you will find rides for adults and children, race simulators, Ferrari car show, souvenir shops and the fastest roller coasters in the world. In the Formula Ross attraction, in less than 5 seconds you will speed up to 200 km / h and feel like a Formula 1 pilot.
By the way, there is a real Formula 1 track - Yas Marina Circuit. The local hotel rises directly above the track, from the balconies of which you can watch the race. Here you can find out many interesting details from the life of racers and even sit behind the wheel of iconic sport cars.
The largest theme park Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi offers you to plunge into childhood with your favorite characters: Batman, Scooby-Doo, Bucks Bunny, Flintstones and others. Numerous slides and attractions will please both children and their parents.
Yas Waterworld is not just a water park, it is the center of the most extreme water activities! Dead loops, free fall, three-dimensional waves, suspended roller coasters - the adrenaline charge is guaranteed. The theme of the park is dedicated to the local legend about a girl from a small village. She searched for a pearl for a long time to bring good luck to her people. Visitors of the park can also find their pearl and make jewelry with it.
A huge zoo (the area of which is more than 90 thousand square meters) proves that modern technologies and wildlife can coexist successfully. The territory of the park is divided into several zones: zones of predators, primates, snakes and reptiles, birds and animals, flamingos and giraffes. Visitors can watch and contact with animals, feed them in a comfortable and safe environment. A walk through the zoo will give a lot of impressions to both children and adults, even on the hottest day. An air conditioning system has been installed throughout the area: small drops of water are sprayed, which make the air moist and cool.
The world's famous art museum in Abu Dhabi will amaze you with its architecture and exhibits. The masterpieces of great artists are presented here: Leonardo da Vinci, Manet, Gauguin, Picasso, Bellini and others. There are also ancient exhibits from various countries: Iraq, Congo, China, India. The Louvre building itself is decorated with numerous water canals and a huge openwork dome. Visitors have the feeling that they are in the open sea under the open sky!
Of course, this is not a full list of all amazing places in Abu Dhabi. If you want to see all the most famous sights of the capital, you should go on a sightseeing tour, which you can book at our website.