Attractions

Top Choice Mosque in Sheikh Zayed Mosque & Around

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Rising majestically from beautifully manicured gardens and visible from each of the bridges joining Abu Dhabi Island to the mainland, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque represents an impressive welcome to the city. Conce…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Standing outside Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, watching anxious owners from across the region delivering their hooded 'patients' in person, you will quickly realise that this is a much-needed and much-loved facility. F…
Top Choice Notable Building in Breakwater

Emirates Palace

What the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is to the vertical, the Emirates Palace is to the horizontal, with audacious domed gatehouses and flying ramps to the foyer, 114 domes and a 1.3km private beach. Built for Dhs11 billio…
Top Choice Gallery in Breakwater

Etihad Antiques Gallery

Collectors, art aficionados and antique-curious window shoppers converge on this fantastic space run by friendly German-Syrian Mohammed Khalil Ibrahim. An absolute showcase of Arabian and Middle Eastern art and anti…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Yas Island

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

If you want bragging rights to having 'done' Formula Rossa, the world's fastest rollercoaster, visit this indoor (perfect in summer) temple of torque and celebration of all things Ferrari in a spectacular building. …
Top Choice Fort in Al Markaziyah

Qasr Al Hosn

Featured on the back of the Dhs1000 note, this iconic fort started life in 1760 as a watchtower that safeguarded a precious freshwater well. After an expansion, it became the ancestral home of the ruling Al Nahyan f…
Top Choice Park in Sheikh Zayed Mosque & Around

Umm Al Emarat Park

You almost walk away from this five-star urban park feeling like you've visited a museum. Manicured to perfection and full of design-forward and thoroughly interesting distractions, it more than justifies its admiss…
Top Choice Museum in Breakwater

Abu Dhabi Heritage Village

This reconstructed village gives an insight into the pre-oil era in the United Arab Emirates – a life that is in evidence in many parts of the Arabian Peninsula to this day. The walled complex includes all the main …
Top Choice Waterfront in Al Markaziyah

Abu Dhabi Corniche

The waterfront Corniche, with its white sandy beaches and generous promenade, stretches the entire length of the northwest shore of the city. Giving spectacular views of the iconic high-rise tower blocks assembled a…
Top Choice Area in Abu Dhabi

Masdar City

Near Abu Dhabi airport, Masdar City is the world's first carbon-neutral, zero-waste city powered entirely by renewable energy. However, this is not your regular residential neighbourhood but rather a science communi…