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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.

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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

Angar
Angar
Ranked #1 of 2,014 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sontaya
Sontaya
Ranked #2 of 2,014 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Terrace on the Corniche
The Terrace on the Corniche
Ranked #3 of 2,014 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Contemporary, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Asian, British, International
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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 2,014 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price: $50 - $300
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Punjab Grill
Punjab Grill
Ranked #5 of 2,014 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Price: $25 - $55
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, 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

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
$43 - $280
Ranked #7 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
$39 - $407
Ranked #25 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi by Rotana
3.0 of 5
Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi by Rotana
$56 - $214
Ranked #35 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
$74 - $277
Ranked #5 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi
4.0 of 5
Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi
$76 - $243
Ranked #6 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
5.0 of 5
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
$95 - $356
Ranked #10 of 131 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
$200 - $522
Ranked #1 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Rosewood Abu Dhabi
5.0 of 5
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
$157 - $555
Ranked #2 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
5.0 of 5
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
$154 - $337
Ranked #3 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
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