When you hear UAE, Dubai comes to your mind, right? Of course, we can’t blame you. The city is famous for some fantastic landmarks. But do you know the fact that the capital of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi is not behind Dubai in terms of offering you a splendid time? If you don’t know, look below, we will prove it. Here are the top things to do in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a grandeur of elegance. With more than 80 marble domes on a roof-line held aloft by 1000 pillars and punctuated by four 107m-high minarets, the mosque is indeed a majestic piece of architecture. The three steel, gold, brass, and crystal chandeliers are there in the main prayer hall, which is an excellent piece of art to behold.
The mosque is open for non-Muslims throughout the day, but make sure you wear decent clothes or else they will grant you an abaya.
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Louvre Abu Dhabi has finally arrived in late 2017. It was designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel which possess 12 galleries that has the classic collection of world famous artworks. The collection in the museum traces back its history from the Neolithic up to the present day.
Falcon hospital in Abu Dhabi
Falcons are an integral part of Arabic culture and hence keeping these raptors to full health is a significant concern for the residents. The falcon hospital in Abu Dhabi is about 6km southeast of the airport.
Guided tours are available inside the falcon museum and the examination room (including intimate glimpses into coping procedures and free-flight aviary). If you are a brave person, you can click some photos with these birds on your shoulder.
Formula Rossa, Flying Aces roller coaster, Turbo Track, and Ferrari Driving Experience- It is not a Ferrari world; it is an adventure world. If you want to have some real adrenaline rush, then book tickets to Ferrari world and try all these above.
Formula Rossa is the world’s fastest roller coaster which accelerates from 0km/h to 240km/h in 4.9 seconds. Flying Aces roller coaster boasts the world’s biggest loop and steepest/fastest incline cable lift. You can also do Turbo track which is a zero-gravity fall. The Ferrari Driving Experience around the island with a company-certified driver is another once in a lifetime experience. While doing all these adventures, don’t forget to check out the event, exhibitions and an imaginative 4D adventure.
Another grandeur of Abu Dhabi- Emirates Palace hotel is built for Dhs11 billion, with 1002 crystal chandeliers and 392 luxury rooms and suites. The hotel is a cultural hub of the city which hosts classic operas and renowned orchestras.
The corniche of Abu Dhabi gives a view of white sandy beaches along with the high rise tower blocks; and the generous promenade that stretches the entire length of the northwest shore of the city. You can stretch and relax in this place during the evenings.
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