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Things to do in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Ranked #1 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #2 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Zoos
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Yas Marina Circuit (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #3 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Emirates Palace (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #4 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings

This huge conference centre and hotel is set in landscaped gardens with lawns, palm trees and fountains.  Non-residents can access the public areas of the hotel without charge... more »

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Ranked #5 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Owner description: Located on Level 74, Tower 2, the Observation Deck at 300 offers the highest vantage of Abu Dhabi's cityscape and guests can... more » Owner description: Located on Level 74, Tower 2, the Observation Deck at 300 offers the highest vantage of Abu Dhabi's cityscape and guests can enjoy delicious refreshments and the city's highest high tea against a spectacular backdrop. « less
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Ranked #6 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: The first Links golf course in the Middle East region. The first designed by Kyle Phillips, one of the world’s leading golf... more » Owner description: The first Links golf course in the Middle East region. The first designed by Kyle Phillips, one of the world’s leading golf course designers. The first opportunity to experience the unique traditions of the game. An eighteen-hole course, a nine-hole academy course, clubhouse, golf academy and floodlit practice facilities, set against dramatic views of the Arabian Gulf—the course combines unparalleled visual glory with the thrill of golf’s ultimate test. « less
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Ranked #7 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #8 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Golf Courses
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The Corniche (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #9 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #10 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #11 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is the UAE’s first mega waterpark, set across 15 hectares of the exciting entertainment complex that... more » Owner description: Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is the UAE’s first mega waterpark, set across 15 hectares of the exciting entertainment complex that is Yas Island. The park offers 43 rides, slides and attractions that will thrill the whole family. Visitors will experience fun and adventure on rides and attractions never seen before in waterparks, such as the world’s longest, fastest tornado waterslide, the region’s first looping waterslide and the world’s first interactive water and laser rollercoaster. Its award-winning theme – based on an original story developed exclusively for the waterpark – pays tribute to the Emirati culture with the UAE’s pearl-diving heritage at the core, and will provide an unforgettable experience for young and old. Some of our amenities include: -Locker and towel rental-Stored value, which allows you to store money on your wristband-Cabana rental -Free WIFI -Changing rooms « less
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Ranked #12 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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Al Ain Zoo (Al Ain)
Ranked #13 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #14 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Fight or flight? Why not both? Whether you are in Abu Dhabi for a holiday or living in the high life in the Emirates, why not... more » Owner description: Fight or flight? Why not both? Whether you are in Abu Dhabi for a holiday or living in the high life in the Emirates, why not mix some martial arts in your life for a bit of spice? Cobra Muay Thai is based in Abu Dhabi and is the leading martial arts centre of the United Arab Emirates. From beginners classes right through to professional fighters, daily sessions are offered in boxing, kick boxing, K1 and Muay Thai for all skill levels. Separate classes for kids and ladies only sessions are also available if preferred. With supreme fitness regimes and highly skilled international trainers, multicultural contenders and title holding champions, Cobra Muay Thai is your one stop shop for all things fitness and fight! « less
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Ranked #16 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes
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Emirates Park Zoo (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #17 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Zoos
Owner description: The Sea Lion Interaction UAE program is the ideal way to get to know our furry friends up close and personal! This hands-on... more » Owner description: The Sea Lion Interaction UAE program is the ideal way to get to know our furry friends up close and personal! This hands-on program has been designed to be both educational and fun. Accompanied by one of our professional marine mammal trainers you will get nose-to-nose with the sea lions and learn more about their unique physiology, feeding habits and behaviorism in our encounter area. « less
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Jabal Hafeet (Al Ain)
Ranked #18 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Mountains
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Al Jahili Fort (Al Ain)
Ranked #19 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Historic Sites
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Zayed Sports City (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #20 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #21 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat, is the first beach club on the island of Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. The venue boasts of Le Deck,... more » Owner description: Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat, is the first beach club on the island of Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. The venue boasts of Le Deck, an Award winning fine dining restaurant, Bubbles Bar, the Library Lounge, Award winning Sea Lounge, ‘The Workout Room’ branded gym and studio, Kids’ Club, and Spa facilities. It is designed to celebrate fine living, culture, well-being and health, reflecting the values of Monte-Carlo Beach Club in Monaco. « less
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Ranked #22 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Convention Centers
Owner description: Manarat Al Saadiyat is the first art and culture centre of the Saadiyat Cultural District, the future home of Louvre Abu... more » Owner description: Manarat Al Saadiyat is the first art and culture centre of the Saadiyat Cultural District, the future home of Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Meaning "Place of Enlightenment" in Arabic, Manarat Al Saadiyat offers a wide variety of exhibitions, performances, productions, conferences, talks and workshops throughout the day and all year-round. From the Manarat Al Saadiyat plaza visitors can admire the Norman Foster-designed UAE Pavilion, home to Abu Dhabi Art, which takes place every November. At Manarat Al Saadiyat visitors can also enjoy a gift shop, library and FANR restaurant. « less
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Qasr Al Hosn (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #23 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Historic Sites
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Murjan Splash Park (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #24 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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St. Andrews Church (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #25 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Ranked #26 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club has truly excellent facilities and offers horse riding lessons, shooting, rugby and... more » Owner description: Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club has truly excellent facilities and offers horse riding lessons, shooting, rugby and an 18 hole golf course with a 9 hole academy golf course. The club offers many activities to keep the whole family entertained – including an outdoor pool, gym, beauty salon, tennis, soccer, basketball and climbing wall. Our experts will provide you with all necessary supervision and guidance whether you want to practice for fun or aiming for competition.If you got a real taste in any of our sports, join Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club and improve your skills. And if that is not enough, take pleasure in our modern and elegant restaurants who offers the best food quality where a world of choice awaits you with HACCP certificate. Millennium Golf Resort Hotel, the city’s upcoming hotel will have incredible luxury of living in the lap of over 215 well appointed luxury suites and 60 luxury chalets. This hotel edifice will cater to refined taste with a panoramic view of the scintillating resort against the backdrop of the magical Jebel Hafeet and the reality of pristine tranquility. « less
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Ranked #27 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the largest indoor and the only Ferrari branded theme park in the world, with 20 Ferrari inspired... more » Owner description: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the largest indoor and the only Ferrari branded theme park in the world, with 20 Ferrari inspired rides and attractions and a priceless collection of more than 30 vintage and contemporary Ferraris. Featuring high adrenaline rides, fun learning attractions suitable for guests of all ages and a unique taste of Italy through its authentic dining experiences, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the premier family entertainment centre in the region. Every ride incorporates Ferrari design and technology, offering an engaging and interactive multisensory experience that truly brings the Ferrari story to life. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is one of the signature features of Yas Island, a 2,500 hectare island dedicated to leisure, entertainment and lifestyle. « less
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Mubazzara Park (Al Ain)
Ranked #28 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Parks
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Ranked #29 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi Ice Rink (Abu Dhabi)
Ranked #30 of 100 attractions in Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes; Ghost Towns

There are two ice rinks in Abu Dhabi and this is the largest of the two. It is available for recreational skating and is also used by local ice hockey teams. It is located on... more »

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