Although Abu Dhabi does not occupy a large area, the city has a lot of tourist attractions that draw attention of its visitors. From amazing cultural sights to tourist attractions such as driving in the desert or watching falcons. This list includes the most visited sights of Abu Dhabi. Through it you will be able to get to know the whole city and decide which sights and attractions you wish to visit.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is amazingly beautiful and arouses devotion – with 82 bright white domes, golden colonnades and huge marble flower décor that expand on large central courtyard. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, considered the main place of worship in the United Arab Emirates, is also the biggest mosque in the country. It expands on 555.000m2, with for impressive main minarets that reach 106 meters in height. A little known characteristic of the mosque is its unique lighting system, designed to reflect lunar phases.
Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - To je nesumnjivo najveći događaj u kalendaru Abu Dhabija i najbolje doba godine da upijete dobre vibracije i užurbanu atmosferu ostrva Yas. Od tržnog centra do marine, hotela i zabavnih parkova, Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix okuplja ljude iz sveta automobilskih trka i slavnih, zajedno sa desetinama hiljada obožavatelja. Započnite zabavu uživanjem u popularnom Public Pit Lane Walk-u u kom fanovi gledaju kako ekipe uteruju svoje automobile uoči trke. Zaista je F1 zabava za sve.
Heritage Village - Where the city meets the sea, tourists may come across on plenty of remains of the old Abu Dhabi in the Heritage Village. One of the favourite attractions, this is a perfect place to experience some of that traditional desert life. Enter Bedouin tents made of goat hair, and wander through a small oasis, or visit the courtyard of craftsmen’s workshops located across a small museum.
Qasr Al Hosn and the Corniche Palace, a fortress and the seat of government until 1966. Qasr Al Hosn is a historical center of Abu Dhabi. It was the first public building, used as a watchtower more than 250 years ago. The renovation of this building, originally made of corals and sea rocks, transformed into a large culture center. Look at the beautiful series of photographs depicting the fortress in peaceful desert environment from 70 years ago in order to understand how much the emirate has changed since oil was found. Then, rent a bicycle and enjoy sea breeze while crossing the 8 kilometers long Corniche promenade. Parking is free and available next to the Nation Towers on Corniche Road. Use the pedestrian underpass to enter the beach.
The Women Handcraft Center and Umm Al Emarat park – enter the Women Handcraft Center, government initiative to support local women in nurturing Bedouin crafts, such as weaving palm trees. Sadu tapestries and rugs production and weaving Telli plaits are the most popular crafts, but they are dying out. Visitors have a rare opportunity to meet custodians of local heritage in their traditional light. Buy souvenirs made by women, or get a traditional temporary tattoo on your arm. Women, men and children are all welcome.