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Abu Dhabi Guide: Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Abu Dhabi!

Carla Walter
Abu Dhabi Guide: Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Abu Dhabi!

1. Grand Mosque of Zayed

Always and forever, The Grand Mosque of Sheikh Zayed will remain city`s most preferred tourist attraction. The Mosque was founded commemorating the memory and name of his highness Sheikh Zayed Alnahiyyan the founder of UAE state.

Mosque was opened in 2007 after more than 10 years of constructions costing more than 500 USD million to be established. Mosque`s main purpose is to be a Muslim house of worship which is up to more than 40.000 worshipers. However the most distinguished about it is its unique construction that took place upon a massive space including a big multimedia library and cultural center in the beyond.

Grand Mosque was meant to be a bridge between the oriental Arab culture and western one in an attempt to lessen the gap between the different values in the two spots of world and that also could be obviously depicted in the way of building constriction process specially the used materials to build the Mosque itself as these materials were grabbed form different countries in different parts of the world including Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

The Mosque opens on daily basis from 0900 am to 1000 pm on the weekdays, While on Fridays Mosque is not accessed for visit before 0400 pm. Grand Mosque of Zayed is one Mosque of only two ones in UAE which permits the not Muslims to go inside.

Mosque entry is totally free of charge however it needs a certain dress code to follow in order to be allowed to go in.

The grand mosque is a must to be included within your Abu Dhabi day tour.

2. Louvre Abu Dhabi at Saadiyat

Finally and after a long set of delays, Louvre Museum of Abu Dhabi was opened in November 2017. Museum is located onshore of the Island Saadiyat as the core of a great cultural project on the island which includes also Guggenheim Museum, Zayed Art Museum and NYC university.

Louvre Abu Dhabi is world`s only museum which bears the name of the superannuated Louvre after the one in Paris. Museums showcases a selective collection of ancient artifacts in addition to a fine collection of contemporary art pieces almost of them were brought from Louvre Paris and other reputable French museums.

Museum`s entry ticket is only 60.00 Durhams (17.60 USD) and it opens daily with one day (1000 am to 0800 pm) closing each Monday which made it an ideal weekend cultural escape. Since its opening, Louvre Abu Dhabi becomes one of the most attracting tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi.

3. Ferrari Theme Park

Just like Dubai, Abu Dhabi is also known of its gratifying amusements on their head all is Ferrari Abu Dhabi theme park. The amusement park was opened in 2007 to be one of Middle East`s best amusement parks including dozens of the delightful and spectacular games. The park also houses world`s fastest roller coaster. in addition to kids gaming area.

Ferrari Abu Dhabi opens daily with no days-off offering various tickets packages which are sold online offer their website, and for being a place where all family members could feel happiness and joy, Ferrari Abu Dhabi is another one of the best tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi.

4. Yas Water World

Completing the leisure and just besides Ferrari Theme Park, Yas Water World city was founded as one of the best aqua cities in Emirates and Middle East. Yas Waterworld is also located on Yas island containing dozens of fantastic adventurous water games for kids and adults. As same as Ferrari world; Yas Waterworld opens on daily basis and its tickets also are provided online.

5. Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital – Photo credit goes to ADFH

There is no doubt that each city you travel to has something very special which you could not find elsewhere, Falcon hospital of Abu Dhabi could be this special thing of the city.

Falcons have used to have a special status in the local culture of the original inhabitants, Emirates also is know as a big wealthy market of falcons trade. Special races are held annually and specially for falcons sponsored by state`s Sheikhs who already own dozens of them with a value could reach one million American dollar per each!

For all that, Abu Dhabi falcon hospital was founded in 1999 to be world’s foremost falcon welfare institution, and the first of its kind. Hospital is located near to Abu Dhabi International Airport which makes it an ideal place to visit within a stopover time in Abu Dhabi however it needs a previous booking to have a tour inside.

See the falcons within falcon show which is included in desert safari abu dhabi packages.

Abu Dhabi falcon hospital is open for visitors daily from 0830 am to 0230 pm except Fridays. Hospital offers three touring packages start from nearly 48.00$ as entry fees for a standard tour lasts for a couple of hours.

Carla Walter
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