Located on the island of Persian Gulf, the proud capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is a beautiful city with magnificent architecture, pretty waterside attractions, premium modern shopping plazas and a number of traditional, cultural as well as adventure sport destinations. If you are looking forward for a wholesome experience by staying in just one city, then Abu Dhabi is the ideal place for you to spend your vacation at. A perfect mix of traditional ethos and contemporary culture, this place is a paradise for every traveler.

Are you someone who is planning a vacation to the shimmering and glamorous country of Dubai? If yes, then probably you would have been searching for a number of things to do in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to make your vacation more exciting. However, now you no longer need to go through the headache of searching all of it, because we have already done the leg work for you. Here are some of the best places that you can visit when going for an Abu Dhabi vacation. Continue reading to know more!

  1. Yass Mall

Are you a shopping maniac? If yes, then this mall will not all disappoint you. Be it shopping from various top brands, indulging in some leisure activities or having fun with the several entertainment amenities, this is one of its kind of place in Abu Dhabi. Other than Yass Mall, also visit the amusement and buzzes of Yass Water world, the spectacular Yass beach and the high – end Motorsport venue of Yass Marina Circuit for an exceptional experience.

  1. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Clad in beautiful Macedonian marble, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque can be considered as the landmark building of Abu Dhabi attracting large number of tourists. A mesmerizing combination of Ottoman, Fatimid and Mameluke design elements, it is a modern mosque celebrating the true Islamic architecture. Dedicated to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan, everything in the mosque, be it the glasswork or intricate carvings, the gorgeous mosaic tiling or the exterior, will just catch your breath away. Opened in 2007, this is the biggest mosque of United Arab Emirates which is known to house around 40,000 worshipers at a time. Visiting this majestic mosque has been one of the top Abu Dhabi activities 2019 and will continue to remain the same forever.

  1. Saadiyat Public Beach

This sporty beach offering both, leisure as well as recreation in one package is the ideal place to visit. Famous for its exciting range of water sports including kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, this beach is considered as one of the most happening tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. You can also find a variety of delightful bistros and retail therapies here too. If you want to do some shopping of the gorgeous beach accessories, then you can easily do it here.  Sunbathing and relaxing on this beach are the right ways of spending a lazy day in Abu Dhabi.

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Saadiyat Public Beach

  1. Louvre Abu Dhabi

Tracing back the entire history of the artistic achievements of humanity, right from Neolithic to the present day, this is considered as one of the most spectacular museums in the whole Middle East region. The display of wealth and diversity dating back from ancient Egyptian statuary to the masterpiece paintings of Picasso, is truly mind boggling. Moreover, the contemporary architecture of the museum as well as the vast silver dome over the galleries, make it appear a scene straight out of an architecture’s dreamland.

  1. Mushrif Central Park

Sprawling over a large area, Mushrif Central Park is one of the most active urban parks of Abu Dhabi. Since the park is blessed with a central location in the city, it got its name as Mushrif Central Park.

Though initially the park was meant to be open only for children and women, but today with its range of exciting key attractions including lush botanical garden, wisdom garden, animal barn, children’s garden and park pavilion, this place is packed with a number of tourists almost always. When here you can also go out checking the amazing collection of eateries, they house such as Park Station and Burger Bureau. A leisure walk in the park is also an amazing option.

  1. Ferrari World

If you call yourself a true car nerd or a car fanatic, then take the Ferrari knowledge game at this amazing theme park and get the answer yourself whether you are a pro or still need improvement. True to its name, this branded theme park brings alive all of your car fantasies and gives you an exhilarating experience which more or less has a thrill same as that of a Formula one racing.

No matter whether you are on a vacation with friends or family, this place will prove to be just ideal. People of every age group, be the small children, the adrenaline junkies or the wise adults, everyone has something or the other fun activity to do here. Moreover, this theme park also boasts of housing a collection of Ferrari cars with models dating back even to the year 1947.

  1. Marina Mall

Located at close proximity with the grand Emirates Palace Hotel, Marina Mall is considered as one of the most luxurious and largest shopping arcades to present in the whole Abu Dhabi region. The mall is a combination of all the right things, be it taking care of your entertainment, leisure or fashion needs, this mall will ensure that you spend a fun time. If you want to have some thrill, then there is even a bowling alley and an ice-skating rink for you. Moreover, when here don’t miss to watch the musical fountain as well as their amazing movie complex too.

Since, now that you know that how much fun Abu Dhabi can really be, then what are you waiting for? Book one of the Dubai tour packages all inclusive and have a memorable vacation!

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