7 Places to Visit in Abu Dhabi

7 Places to Visit in Abu Dhabi

The Middle East has been gearing up for the future with many countries in the area looking it different avenues of generating revenue apart from exporting petroleum products. One place that has shifted its attention into attracting more international tourists to the country is Abu Dhabi. Being the capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi has taken various initiatives to become a flag-bearer in becoming an international tourist destination in the area. Abu Dhabi tourism has focused on increasing their appeal among the international travel community and has come up with various campaigns to attract their target audience. While there are a number of new attractions in Abu Dhabi, many international travelers still don’t have a clear idea regarding the best places to visit in Abu Dhabi.

And in this article we will take a closer look at the 7 places to visit in Abu Dhabi which will give you a unique experience and one that you will never forget.

1. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Starting off the list, we have the famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque which is one of the largest mosques in the world as well as the biggest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. And without a doubt, this architectural master piece is a sight to behold. Out of the many accomplishments, this mosque also adorns the world's largest loomed carpet in one of its prayer halls.

2. Louvre Abu Dhabi

The next entry to our list is Louvre which is yet another exquisite piece of architecture and engineering. Louvre Abu Dhabi is a museum of Art and Civilisation which is situated in the Saadiyat Island Cultural District and it is fair to say that it is one of the must-see travel destinations in the whole of Abu Dhabi. Louvre is also the largest one of its kind in the entire Arabian Peninsula and it showcases unique artworks from all across the world.

3. Ferrari World

One of the many newest entries to the top tourist destinations in Abu Dhabi is the Ferrari themed park named Ferrari world. This destination is more appealing for thrill seekers as well a car lover and much more impressively, it is also the biggest indoor amusement park in the world. One among many credentials for this place is the fact that it houses Formula Rossa. And this is the World’s fastest roller coaster ride. Apart from that, the Ferrari World also has a spectacular gallery that showcases one of the most unique collection of various Ferrari car models.

4. Etihad Towers Observation Deck

Fourth on the list is the famous Etihad Observation that offers a 360° panoramic view of Abu Dhabi.  the deck which is located on the 74th floor at Etihad Towers, also boasts a seafront site. And all this makes the views from the desk one to behold and it can leave a lasting impression in the eyes of travelers from across the globe.

5. Yas Island

Number five on our list of is Yas Island. And it is one of the top luxury hotel destinations in the whole of Abu Dhabi and unlike many other conventional hotels, Yay Island has stretches of sandy beach, Yas Marina Circuit, as well as the Yas Mall. Also, to escape from the heat, this destination also comes with the Yas Waterworld as well.

6. Dessert Safari

Desert Safari something adventurous as well as refreshing and it is one of the most thrilling things to do in Abu Dhabi.  In this, one can also go for Sand Boarding, visit a camel farm, Dune Bashing, do quad biking, as well as camel riding making it a complete adventure package.  

7. Heritage Village

Closing off our list is something very unique which can be a once in a life time experience for those of who wants to know the heritage of Abu Dhabi. This is also one of the very few destinations where once can actually see the pre-oil life at the gulf.