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“Everything was closed!!!”
Review of Heritage Village

Heritage Village
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$88.00*
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Abu Dhabi All-Day Tour
Ranked #28 of 144 things to do in Abu Dhabi
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Owner description: A living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin and other cultures.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Everything was closed!!!”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

My suggestion if the place it closed on a bank holiday..LOCK it from outside.

We were on a big bus tour(unlike UK, this one was terrible and they made it sound like a sales presentation for property developers).
The driver stopped at the heritage village and we got down, without any warning that it will be closed.(there is hourly bus service if you are on such tours, so we were stuck at this place)

What is more troubling was that they locked the ladies washroom too, we had to request that the lock was opened.

If you have seen the Dubai heritage village, there is no need to even try seeing this one.

Inside, namesake of agriculture section, all they had and what we saw was a cow..!!!

The only saves were a pretty sea side picture outside the washroom an a few date trees to save you from the unbearable and skin burning heat of the summer sun!

Visited June 2013
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Calgary
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65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Day Trip”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

This was a great day. I loved it, so much to see. I especially liked the set up of how it used to be here back 50 years ago. Would recommend this to everyone.

Visited April 2013
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wiltshire
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75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Very impressed”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

Not far from the Corniche is easily accessible by taxi. As always, spotless and customer service exceptional. Learnt a lot about culture etc here, well worth a visit as a tourist.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Not much to see”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

This free traditional village looked somewhat tired and under resourced especially in a city such as Abu Dhabi. In city city with little in the way of local sights we went along. Interesting but somewhat disappointed.

Visited May 2013
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“camel ride”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Heritage Village was the first time we got to ride the camel that was a really exciting experience. There was also a beach their and restaurants and small museums and some vendors.

Visited March 2013
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