The second largest city and one of the most beautiful places of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has garnered some tourist attraction in the past few years. Apart from the alluring infrastructure that the city offers, there are many places that should not be missed if you are visiting the capital of Emirate of Abu Dhabi. So here are some intriguing places in Abu Dhabi you must visit:
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
This enchanting mosque took about twenty years of construction. Covered with Macedonian marble, this landmark place is probably the most famous sightseeing attraction of Abu Dhabi. Attractive glass work, spectacular carvings and a blend of three different design elements are some of the characteristics of this amazing Islamic architectural wonder.
Yas Water Park
One of the best water parks of UAE, the Yas water park is a perfect place if you are looking for some cool and adventurous aqua rides. Yas Water Park has the world’s first hydro magnetically generated tornado water rafting facility along with the world’s largest surfing sheet wave. Well, there are some nice places in here to chill and relax if you are looking for those.
Abu Dhabi has some intriguing options for nature lovers as well. Circling the islands near the shore, these mangrove tree forests are facilitated with great kayaking tours as well. You can choose any tours from a variety of options available like night tours, Eco tours, etc.
Located around hundred and fifty kilometers from Abu Dhabi, this is another great tourist attraction for the people who love deserts and sand dunes. You can indulge in camel trekking and sand surfing. You can also indulge in knowing about the famous date farming around the place.
If you are an automobile enthusiast, this place is a must visit for you. This amusement park has some of the most exhilarating rides in the Emirate with the tallest roller coaster loop in the world. Apart from that, you can also have a look at the Ferrari museum, which has vintage cars. Moreover, you can also know more about the manufacturing process of Ferrari factory.
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
If you experience a feeling of awe watching prey birds and want to know more about them, Falcon hospital might be the right place for you in Abu Dhabi. This working hospital offers visits to its museum where you can learn about falconry. If you are lucky enough, you might even get a chance to hold and feed a Falcon.
Heritage village is located near Marina Mall, which is also a very nice place to visit. If you are interested in knowing about primitive Emirates, this place will definitely excite you. This replica of the traditional Emirate village offers some workshops and shows a glimpse of an Emirate lifestyle.
There are many other places in Abu Dhabi, which can leave you awestruck like Corniche breakwater and Saadiyat Island which has Louvre Abu Dhabi, one of the most awaited buildings of Abu Dhabi. The more you explore the better it is.