Did You Know About These Best Things To Do In Abu Dhabi?
The next best tourist place to visit in UAE after Dubai is the capital city- Abu Dhabi. This industrious city took time in making its presence felt in but has today made its mark and is one of the most sought after destinations in the Middle East.
Come to Abu Dhabi for a perfect blend of modern skyscrapers and well preserved conventional culture. Besides, the city is perfect to be visited in the winter season. The golden sandy beaches and the tempting sun makes for an ideal relaxing getaway.
Here are the best things to do in Abu Dhabi you must know about.
Take an enlightened tour of a true world wonder
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the best-known mosques of UAE. Beautifully adorned in Macedonian marble, this canonic architecture is a fusion of Fatimid, Mameluke and Ottoman Mameluke, Ottoman. From intricate carvings with each speaking a thousand words, mosaic tiling and spectacular glass work; the Sheikh Zayed Mosque boasts of unmatched beauty and is a must visit.
Take a stroll at the epic promenade
The four mile Abu Dhabi corniche in the heart of the city with various entertainment options and sumptuous eateries is the perfect place to take an evening stroll and unwind. Out of the many things that you’ll enjoy sipping coffee at the corniche, one will be the emirate’s flag (as big as a full-size bus) and the other would be landmark building of Abu Dhabi- the Capital Gate building. Built on the lines of the leaning tower of Pisa, the building has an unbelievable 18 degrees of built-in lean (the Tower of Pisa has 4 degrees)
Fuel your adrenaline rush and enjoy another level of excitement
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is currently the world’s biggest indoor theme park and truly one of its kind. It is the only Ferrari brand theme park across the globe and has amazing Ferrari themed attractions enjoyable for all age groups. The park boasts of the fastest roller coaster ride in the world the Formula Rossa and has the biggest ever logo of Ferrari covering the park. No matter the age, a visit to the Ferrari World is a must.
Visit the one of a kind Hospital
Definitely one of the best things to do in Abu Dhabi, visiting the Falcon hospital is an exciting and insightful experience for one and all. After all, it’s not every day that you see a specialized hospital for Falcons. And with the hospital, we are not talking about a humble complex, a colossal compound where the patients have their own air-conditioned waiting for an area, fully equipped operation theatres, and recovery rooms as well. A tour of the Falcon hospital allows you a chance to get up close and personal with these amazing birds that were until recently the status symbol amongst the Emiratis.
Take a dune bashing safari ride
The colossal desert oases of Abu Dhabi are extremely inviting and the best way to enjoy the best of it is through Abu Dhabi desert safari. Contact any reputed tour operator and enjoy dune bashing, quad biking, sunset photography, camel riding, along with a special barbeque dinner in the Bedouin style camp with the host of entertainment options. The desert safari also offers options for overnight safari that allows you to spend the night in the middle of the desert underneath the blanket of the stars. The entire experience is unforgettable.
Experience the Arabian art and craft talent
Take a sneak peek into the lifestyle of the Bedouins before the oil boom when Abu Dhabi wasn’t the metropolis it is today. Depicting the everyday life of an Emirati, the Heritage Village is located in the scenic beach area of the city and features various traditional pieces used by the people in the ancient era. The village perceptively depicts the lifestyle of the villagers with fishing and pearl trade as their main occupation.
Abu Dhabi is enlisted as one of the best cities to live, primarily because of its relaxed lifestyle (contrary to the hustle- bustle of its neighboring emirate of Dubai), and also because of its distinct attractions that set the city apart. So next time you plan to visit UAE don’t forget to keep Abu Dhabi on the top of your list.