Must-see attractions in Marina Breakwater

  • Founder's Memorial

    Marina Breakwater

    After six years of planning and construction, this memorial celebrating the life and achievements of Sheikh Zayed, the founder of the United Arab Emirates…

  • Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    Emirates Palace

    Marina Breakwater

    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…

  • Observation Deck at 300

    Marina Breakwater

    Ride the lift to the 74th floor (your ears may pop along the way) for panoramic views looking down on the skyscrapers and coastline below. The '300'…

  • Corniche – Al Khalidiyah

    Marina Breakwater

    When idling on a sunlounger, swimming in the sea or strolling under a canopy of trees, it's hard to believe that the Corniche was a dhow-loading bay for…

  • UAE Flagpole

    Marina Breakwater

    At 122m, this giant flagpole was the tallest free-standing flagpole in the world when it was constructed in 2001. It lost its title to the Raghadan…

  • Sky Tower

    Marina Breakwater

    Marina Mall's observation tower has traditionally been the budget way to get 360-degree aerial views of the city, costing just the price of a coffee from…

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    Abu Dhabi Heritage Village

    Marina Breakwater

    Although looking a bit worn and tired, this reconstructed village is one of the few places to get an insight into the pre-oil era of the United Arab…

  • Al Khalidiyah Garden

    Marina Breakwater

    This garden is a good place for people-watching. Once the sun goes down Al Khalidiyah's paths are prime territory for strollers and joggers, while its…

  • Marina Eye

    Marina Breakwater

    This observation big wheel sits rather incongruously in the Marina Mall car park but with its capsules reaching up to 60m at its highest point, it's a…