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Ranked #1 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #2 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #3 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Ranked #4 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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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 73 attractions in 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 73 attractions in 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 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #8 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #9 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #10 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #11 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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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 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #13 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #14 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #15 of 73 attractions in 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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Ranked #16 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Ranked #17 of 73 attractions in 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 #18 of 73 attractions in 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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Ranked #19 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Sports Complexes; Ghost Towns
Owner description: The undisputed coolest place in the city for sports is Zayed Sports City Ice Rink. As the city's only Olympic-size skating... more » Owner description: The undisputed coolest place in the city for sports is Zayed Sports City Ice Rink. As the city's only Olympic-size skating surface, it hosts the most thrilling ice hockey matches and figure skating shows in the UAE. Amenities abound, including a pro-shop, a dance studio, private event space and the best pizza in town at Figaro's. Zayed Sports City Ice Rink is fun for all ages and is the best place to pop in for a recreational session, learn to skate at any age, join the figure skating team's annual show or to meet friends for a weekend disco. Coaching is available for groups and individuals from beginner to Olympic hopeful and the membership programme is sure to keep you skating all year round. « less
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Ranked #20 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Owner description: Bearing the name of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyn, Khalifa International Bowling Centre lives up to high... more » Owner description: Bearing the name of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyn, Khalifa International Bowling Centre lives up to high expectations. Purpose built for the 1999 FIQ 14th World Bowling Championships, recent renovations and updates have ensured it remains a bustling sports centre that is enjoyed by all. Featuring 40 Brunswick lanes, bowling becomes accessible to everyone, from beginners who require automatic bumpers or ball ramps to professional bowlers, including the UAE National Bowling Team and those who will join the World Bowling Championships in 2014 and 2015. Enhanced by 13 billiards tables, six table tennis tables, a video arcade, three restaurants and two pro-shops, Khalifa International Bowling Centre is truly a destination for sport enthusiasts. In addition to walk-in availability, memberships are on offer for avid bowlers. Likewise, leagues and tournaments are happening nearly every week. It's a popular spot for birthday celebrations and a favourite treat for school children. There is something for everyone here! « less
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Ranked #21 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Owner description: Last Resort is a Gaming Internet Cafe located on the corner of Defense Street, Abu Dhabi . At Last Resort Gaming Internet... more » Owner description: Last Resort is a Gaming Internet Cafe located on the corner of Defense Street, Abu Dhabi . At Last Resort Gaming Internet Cafe, you can play the latest and top Rated MOBA, FPS, MMORGP & Many More Games from all Genres. Find all the Professional Gamers of League of Legends, DOTA2, Counter-Strike (Go Source & 1.6) And many more! Join in the VIP Area where Hardcore MMO gamers of World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy 14, Diablo 3 and many more! Sit back relax and surf the Internet with the FASTEST connection available from Etisalat all while enjoying your favorite Beverages, Shakes, Crepe's & Snacks! « less
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Ranked #22 of 73 attractions in 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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Ranked #23 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #24 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Specialty Museums

Emirates National Auto Museum is an exhibition of private cars collected by Hamad bin Hamad Al Nahyan, one of the sheikhs of the UAE who is known as the 'Rainbow Sheikh'. The cars... more »

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Ranked #25 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #26 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Bowling Alleys
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Ranked #27 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #28 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
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Ranked #29 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Historic Sites
A living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin and other cultures.
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Ranked #30 of 73 attractions in Abu Dhabi
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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