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Address: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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I've been visiting and, at times, working in the UAE ever since first alighting in Abu Dhabi in 1971 for a short stopover. I encountered an incipient Corniche in the late 1980's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I've been visiting and, at times, working in the UAE ever since first alighting in Abu Dhabi in 1971 for a short stopover. I encountered an incipient Corniche in the late 1980's when the iconic volcano fountain served as its focal point and then witnessed the "grand enhancement" of the late 90's and early 2000's. A stroll up and down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the best places to see Abu Dhabi, which is a very different city to Dubai. Drive the cornice, park somewhere, take a walk and see the skyline. Preferably not in the heat of summer!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Visited the corniche at night and took some photos of the skyline. Nice for a stroll but not overly exciting and limited restaurant options. You can rent bikes for families and pedal your way along.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

an impressive seafront road or promenade. Ideal for a morning or evening walk but very dependant on the temperature. a very grand version of a promenade!

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Doha, Qatar
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Family friendly ambiance, events and shows also happening during our visit. Lots of places to stay, play and picnic areas. Food stalls area available and sports activities can also be done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The longest man made beach in the middle east is about 6 kms in length, and beautiful blue water , it has many place for public can sit and kids can enjoy the beach . And many outlets for F& B. Nice time pass place and great photo point to shoot the entire Abudhabi city in a click

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

AbuDhabi corniche is one of the main landmarks of AbuDhabi. It has a long stretch on which you have lanes for jogging and cycling. The corniche has benches to sit on as well. Kids would enjoy riding bikes or go on rollerblades as well. There are places to rent bike and an access to public beach. The landscape and greenery... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just a paved walk along the shore. From the bridge you get a nice view of the city. It is on the way to the marina mall. There is not a lot to do here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good place to sit in one of the cafe's and watch the world go by, or take a walk along the Corniche and admire the sea and the skyline.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is a beautiful and well maintained waterfront promenade in Abu Dhabi. The best time to go for a walk/ run/ cycle is in the evening/night when it is cooler. It is a 8 km long stretch for a good run. Optimal for a post dinner stroll/ outing. It is walking distance from most of the hotels in the area.... More 

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Address: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi

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