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Masdar City

Khalifa City 'A', Opposite the Presidential Flight, Abu Dhabi 54115, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #26 of 71 Attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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209 reviews 209 reviews
114 attraction reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Masdar City is an arcology project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is a planned city, which is being built by Masdar, Masdar City, a low-carbon low-waste emerging development that aims to be one of the world's most sustainable cities.

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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RI
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were captivated by this site, and it started with the PRT (Personal Rapid Transit...4 passenger cars running with software and magnets) and included the solar blocks and wind towers. We looked at every inch open to us and were amazed at what has been built and what will be built.I will be following its construction from afar and often.... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My sister in law is a student at Masdar, hence I had the chance to visit it with a very knowledgeable tour guide that has A LOT to say about every corner and curve. Every single facility has a story behind it, a quite interesting story. Main attractions to see, I would vote for: the library, the dorms, the wind... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Emiratis are using their oil money to exercise and learn from green initiatives in this near-off-grid oasis. The technologies being employed keep the place comfortable and well-lighted. A pretty large community on the edge of Abu Dhabi, Masdar City does community outreach and advocacy for low carbon footprint and low fossil fuel living. This reviewer sees major flaws and... More

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India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

World's first ZERO carbon city. Whats there not to visit. U can arrive by car, public bus (AED4 one way) and then hop on to electric train to take you around Masdar. Can be confusing the first time, when I drove there. I felt the signage wasnt adequate.

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Dubai
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157 reviews 157 reviews
59 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When visiting Abu Dhabi, MASDAR is worth the stopover. Building layout and construction material characteristics are interesting, the wind tower is a modern replica of the Middle-East old times smart cooling invention. The transportation from car park to main living area is done with automatic electrical cars, a fancy and funny way to approach the place. And for those willing... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

take a tour on 1st cars without driver, learn about ancillary AC at newly constructed buildings, check special occasions before you go

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Amman, Jordan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I think the RTA was the only cool thing about it. The concept is interesting but you cannot see much of the cool nerdy stuff.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Around 1/3 of Masdar is complete with a forecast completion date of 2025 for the remaining two thirds. By Masdar City aspires to have become a global clean energy & urban cluster, incorporating research, development, technology demonstration and though leadership in the Cleantech space, all powered by clean electricity (mainly Solar PV). On arrival, one is met at reception on... More

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