Abu Dhabi Tourist Places | Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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1. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.
The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily prayers.
A smaller replica of the grand mosque exists in the Indonesian city of Solo.
Address: Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street، – 5th St – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 02 419 1919
Architect: Yusef Abdelki
Architectural styles: Islamic architecture, Ottoman architecture, Mughal architecture, Moorish architecture
Opened: December 20, 2007
Burials: Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Height: 115 m
Owner: Politics of the United Arab Emirates
Capacity: 40,000

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

2. Emirates Palace

5-star hotel
Address: West Corniche Road – Al Ras Al Akhdar – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 02 690 9000
Set on 85 hectares of landscaped gardens, this palatial beachfront hotel is 4 km from both the Marina Mall and the Qasr al-Hosn fort.
The opulent rooms feature balconies with garden, pool or gulf views.
All provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs.
Suites add living rooms and whirlpool tubs. Room and butler service are offered.
There are 14 restaurants and bars, including a romantic BBQ eatery on the beach.
Other amenities include adventure and leisure pools, a kids’ club, and jogging and cycling trails, plus a spa and 2 fitness centres.
The hotel has a private beach and a marina.
Bike rentals, yoga sessions and camel rides are available.

Emirates Palace

3. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a mostly indoors theme park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
It is the world’s first Ferrari-themed park and features Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster.
The foundation stone for the park was laid on 3 November 2007.
Address: Yas Island – Yas Leisure Dr – Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 600 511115
Roller coasters: 5
Opened: November 4, 2010
Owner: Aldar Properties
Area: 9 ha
Theme: Ferrari-inspired theme park
Elevation: 2 m

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

4. Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Water park in Abu Dhabi
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is an Emirati-themed waterpark located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, that is home to 45 rides, slides and attractions, and a diversity of seasonal events and shows.
The waterpark is just minutes away from Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros.
Address: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 02 414 2000
Opened: January 24, 2013
Owner: Aldar Properties
Area: More than 15 hectares of land
Theme: Emirati-themed waterpark

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

5. The Corniche

Abu Dhabi’s Corniche Road stretches across an impressive eight kilometres of manicured waterfront that includes children’s play areas, separate cycle and pedestrian pathways, cafés and restaurants, and the stunning, lifeguarded Corniche Beach.

The Corniche

6. Louvre Abu Dhabi

Museum in Abu Dhabi
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art museum located on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
It runs under an agreement between the UAE and France, signed in March 2007, that allows it to use the Louvre’s name until 2037, and has been described by the Louvre as “France’s largest cultural project abroad.”
Address: Saadiyat – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 600 565566
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Founded: March 7, 2007
Owner: Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism
Director: Manuel Rabaté

Louvre Abu Dhabi

7. Yas Marina Circuit

Sports venue
The Yas Marina Circuit is the venue for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The circuit was designed by Hermann Tilke, and is situated on Yas Island, near Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Opened: October 2009
Elevation: 2 m
Capacity: 60,000
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Owner: Government of Abu Dhabi
Architect: Hermann Tilke

Yas Marina Circuit

8. Qasr Al Watan

Tourist attraction in Abu Dhabi
Qaṣr Al-Waṭan is the presidential palace of the United Arab Emirates, located in Abu Dhabi.
Address: Al Ras Al Akhdar – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 600 544442
Opened: 2015

Qasr Al Watan

9. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Theme park in Abu Dhabi
Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is the World’s Largest Indoor Theme Park in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, owned and developed by Miral Asset Management.
The park features characters from Warner Bros.’s franchises, such as Looney Tunes, DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, and others.
Address: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 600 511115
Theme: Warner Bros.
Roller coasters: 2
Opened: July 25, 2018
Area: 15 ha
Operating season: Year-round
Total: 29

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

10. Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Medical institution in Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is the first public medical institution exclusively for falcons in the United Arab Emirates.
Address: Near the Abu Dhabi International Airport – Sweihan Rd – Abu Dhabi
Phone: 02 575 5155
Appointments: falconhospital.com
Founded: October 3, 1999
Care system: Veterinary

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital