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Abu Dhabi
Atmospheric backstreets paint a very different picture to first impressions of Abu Dhabi. The often slick and modern capital of the U.A.E. presents a fascinating mixture of tradition and progression. Tracing its rich history back to around 3000 B.C., Abu Dhabi maintains a more distinctly Arabian ambiance than glitzy Dubai. Taxis are a safe, reliable way to get around sites such as The Corniche Park, the White Fort, the Heritage Village, which offers glimpses into Bedouin life, and the Women's Craft Centre.

All things to do » Things to do

Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Emirates Palace
Emirates Palace
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Yas Marina Circuit
Yas Marina Circuit
Attraction type: Auto Race Tracks
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Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
Attraction type: Other Zoos & Aquariums
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Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
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... 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
Attraction type: Water Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Circo Abu Dhabi
Circo Abu Dhabi
Ranked #1 of 1,907 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price: $40 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free, European
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Angar
Angar
Ranked #2 of 1,907 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Indian, Halal
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Terrace on the Corniche
The Terrace on the Corniche
Ranked #3 of 1,907 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Contemporary, Middle Eastern, French, Japanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, Asian, British, Halal, Gluten Free, International
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Koi Restaurant & Lounge
Koi Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #4 of 1,907 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price: $50 - $300
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nahaam
Nahaam
Ranked #5 of 1,907 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: European, Gluten Free, Italian, International, Mediterranean
Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Ramada Downtown Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Ramada Downtown Abu Dhabi
$53 - $211
Ranked #21 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel
3.0 of 5
Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel
$55 - $119
Ranked #22 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Jannah Burj Al Sarab
5.0 of 5
Jannah Burj Al Sarab
$56 - $174
Ranked #35 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Rosewood Abu Dhabi
5.0 of 5
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
$108 - $237
Ranked #2 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
$72 - $177
Ranked #5 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
$58 - $191
Ranked #6 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
5.0 of 5
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
$148 - $305
Ranked #1 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
5.0 of 5
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
$125 - $297
Ranked #3 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
5.0 of 5
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
$155 - $372
Ranked #4 of 128 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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