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Masdar City

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Address: Khalifa City 'A', Opposite the Presidential Flight, Abu Dhabi 54115, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 2 653 3333
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Tiny but thought provoking and fun

There's only a small amount of public space to explore, but it's very attractive, with lots of interesting architectural ideas for living sustainably in this environment. We loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

There's only a small amount of public space to explore, but it's very attractive, with lots of interesting architectural ideas for living sustainably in this environment. We loved being able to eat lunch outside in a shady courtyard. Plus the driverless 'pods' are enormous fun! We took a 3 year old, who had a great time riding in the pods... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

So impressed by a truly inspiring vision to build world class teaching and research facilities, a city, in the midst of a desert and power it sustainably with best in class solar panels. The electric pod cars are like something out of a sci fi film. Amazing to see the start of something which will one day be so much... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went for an exhibition and it was good. Well organized, buildings architecture is unique, facilities are nice and clean. Would like to go again if there are any other events / exhibitions.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Masdar City is different. We were there earlier on today to visit as the kids went to play football on one of the outdoor football pitches (one of our friends works for Masdar). Conceived to be a futuristic city, there were really grand plans for what it would be. Sure the buildings are energy efficient, renewables are used and a... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A time pass if you dont have anything to do over an evening. So obviously wont recommend for someone who has traveled to visit Abu Dhabi. You have a lot other places to visit.. But its a reasonable time pass for residents of the city. The PRT (Personal Rapid Transport) is a very different experience. Its like a 4 seater... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If you're interested in architecture, urban design, zero emission or renewable energy, Masdar City has many spots to visit and see. You should see its website or related links before your visit for preparation; and for that matter, I suggest that you should ask someone to act as a guide who knows in detail about Masdar City, if you can.... More 

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Uclulet
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I am not sure what I expected from this place but it did nothing for me.I can appreciate the environment issues but there was no atmosphere and not much to see.we parked at ground level so did not experience the futuristic cars that bring you from the underground parking. From what I gather this is the highlight for most people.... More 

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Dubai
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I am very disappointed of this place. This is masdar city and should be the place of the future? This place has huge potential but today there is nothing to see except the automatic vehicles. I would not advice you to go there as tourist.

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mumbai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went there with kids but had nothing much to do except for the solar driven auto car which takes you around no other activity ....not worth going.

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you want to have a look at how the future will look like, go to masdar city. The architecture is amazing, and the vision they have is undelievable. Park your car and take a ride on an electrical car. It is still not fully ready to welcome tourists, but definetly worth the trip.

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