6 Places In Abu Dhabi You Must Visit On Your Trip To UAE!
United Arab Emirate’s capital Abu Dhabi has a diverse array of leisure, entertainment and cultural attractions. The beautiful and excitement inducing destinations surely do contribute the most in making the capital as a world-class destination. From exciting water parks to huge shopping complexes; no place of Abu Dhabi will leave you disappointed and make every moment of your trip worthwhile. Here are some of the destinations in Abu Dhabi you MUST visit on your trip!
THE SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the country and it is the key place for worship. During Eid, over 41,000 people worship at the mosque. Other than its stunning and breath-taking architecture, the carpet in the hall is the world’s largest carpet, predominantly made of wool and weighs 3 tonnes! This mosque also have 7 chandeliers, which incorporate millions of Swarovski crystals. Not just this, the chandelier is the third largest in the world. The pools along the arcades reflect the mosque's columns, which become illuminated at night. The mosque also has a very special and unique lightning system which reflects the different phases of the moon. Beautiful bluish-gray clouds are projected in lights onto the external walls; and they get brighter and darker according to the phase of the moon.
THE SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF CLUB
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is the region's first ocean course, with stunning views. This golf club harnesses the natural beauty of Saadiyat Island's magnificent white-sand beaches, and truly offers one-of-a-kind playing experience. This is an ideal spot for all travelers- whether families, solo, friends or couples! The spot also provides stunning ocean views and you can spot dolphins as well. With a fantastic terrace, the clubhouse is a great place for dining and outdoor socializing.
The huge and stunning building is not just home to local and international brands, but also to several family-friendly venues which will make your visit to this mall memorable and worthwhile. The complex features a unique selection of fashion, leisure and entertainment brands; along with bowling alley, a multiplex movie complex, musical fountains and a Carrefour departmental store. In the main atrium of the building, there is an internal steam fountain which is adorned with handcrafted glass mosaic and it is surely a beautiful sight to see.
THE ABU DHABI LOUVRE
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, and it is the largest art museum in the Arabian peninsula. The building’s architecture is built in such a way it seems like "floating dome structure"; and its web-patterned dome allows the sun to filter through. The overall effect is meant to represent "rays of sunlight passing through date palm fronds in an oasis. This is definitely an extra-ordinary experience which I will definitely recommend!
WARNER BROS’ WORLD THEME PARK
Abu Dhabi’s Warner Bros. World Theme Park is the world’s first ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park! The fun and epic theme park will transport you to the lands of your favorite characters and gives you a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. It is a family-friendly place which will give you fun memories and even if you arrive here solo, it will be a fun experience as the rides and setting of the park will remind you of your childhood!
AquaFun is the world’s largest inflatable water park that is open for visit all year long. It’s a massive obstacle course that spreads on by the beach and spells out “iloveDubai”. The ticket is gives you an all-day unlimited pass which allows you to go in and out as much as you like until sunset. You just need to have basic swimming knowledge to participate and enter the park as you will need to swim from the shore to the park which is usually 20-50m depending on the tide. During the fun activities, it is estimated that you can even burn 700-1200 calories in the park. It doesn’t matter how old are you or what fitness level you are, you will have epic fun under the sun at Aquafun!