Despite its less well-known status, Abu Dhabi is considered the second most prestigious offspring of the UAE. Despite its peaceful sleep, the city still thrives within its tree-lined streets, beautiful parks, and wide roads. These highways are lined with high-rises, demonstrating the quality of architecture in this city which sits on the shores of the Persian Gulf. Abu Dhabi is just two hours by car from Dubai. Abu Dhabi offers many activities after you arrive, resulting in an enjoyable holiday.
Ferrari World Theme Park offers the following experiences:
The Ferrari World Theme Park, an attraction unlike any other in Abu Dhabi, is known for its immense size. Visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide range of activities and experiences with Ferrari World Tickets. Located on Yas Island, the theme park is easily accessible from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.
From various points on Yas Island, shuttle services are available to the park. This location is perfect for a day trip because of the thrill of riding in a Ferrari F1 race vehicle as well as the thrill of viewing Ferrari artwork in the Ferrari Gallery.
Visit Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque for a day of sightseeing
Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque is the most popular place for Friday gatherings, daily prayers, and worship in the UAE capital. Evidently, it remains one of the most popular activities in Abu Dhabi. With a seating capacity of 40,000, Sheikh Zayed Mosque is one of the world’s largest mosques. When it comes to architectural accomplishments, this mosque is an outstanding example of Persian art.
Mosques are adorned with domes, columns, gold-gilded chandeliers, and the world’s biggest hand-knotted carpets. The mosque is unquestionably one of the most beautiful pieces of architecture in Abu Dhabi.
Visit Warner Bros. World with the kids:
A variety of attractions can be found at Warner Bros World, Yas Island’s newest theme park. These activities are based on characters from cartoons, movies, and comic books. A ticket to Warner Bros. provides access to six “lands” all located within one location, making it one of the best places to visit with the family (the entire theme park is indoors and air conditioned). Whether your child is a baby or a teenager, there is a ride for you. A number of the park’s most popular rides are located in Gotham City and Metropolis, both of which combine 4D interactive content with roller coaster-style thrills and spills.
Located in Abu Dhabi, the Louvre can be found at the following address:
As the most comprehensive museum in the Middle East, the Abu Dhabi museum encompasses all of humanity’s artistic achievements from the Neolithic period to the present. There is ample incentive to visit the museum simply because of it’s modern architecture, comprising galleries grouped under a vast silver dome. Its contemporary architecture, with its exhibits arranged under a large dome, is in itself a compelling reason to visit. The architecture, with its magnificent silver cupola overshadowing the exhibitions, is a reason in itself to visit the museum. There is a wealth of art to be seen at the museum, ranging from ancient Egyptian statues to works by Picasso. The museum’s architecture, with its exhibits arranged under a vast silver cupola, is also worth seeing. A number of significant temporary exhibitions are held each year at the museum in addition to the permanent collection, which spans 12 galleries.
In the coming years, Saadiyat Island will become Abu Dhabi’s cultural center and the Louvre is the first of three major museums set to open.
The Eastern Mangroves of Abu Dhabi by kayak:
Go into the mangrove woodlands that still surround the islands along the coast of Abu Dhabi to get an entirely different perspective of the steel and glass exterior. A variety of kayaking tours cater to all levels of experience and age groups, with trips lasting between 1.5 and three hours. During the Eco Tour, you will learn about the importance of the mangrove ecosystem as well as visit some of the most important surviving wooded areas in the city. In addition, if you want to have a truly unique experience, you can sign up for a night cruise and learn more about the mangroves as you float down the canals at night.
A cruise offers a unique perspective on the city
Take a dip in the sea to see the city’s dazzling skyscrapers from a unique perspective. Upon leaving the marina, you are treated to a stunning view of the high-rises.
Many different tour providers offer tours to suit a variety of budgets. A popular activity during the day is island hopping, which offers an alternative to hectic sightseeing. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel and relax on the bay’s numerous islands. For those who wish to witness the city lights come to life during twilight, consider going on a sunset or evening meal tour. You can also take part in pearl cruises, during which you board a tiny dhow and travel through the mangroves to learn about Abu Dhabi’s pearl diving history.
On Yas Island, you can relax under the sun:
It is highly recommended that you spend the entire day at Yas Beach on Yas Island. With a day pass, beachgoers can access a variety of amenities that will be appealing to both families and friends seeking a fun-filled beach day.
There is a large swimming pool on-site with cabanas available for rent, plenty of sun loungers and shaded areas for relaxing on the sand, and additional areas for lounging off the sand. At Yas Beach, tourists have access to a range of water sports equipment, including kayaks, and lifeguards are on duty throughout the day.