The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, sits off the mainland on an island in the Persian Gulf and is a well-ordered, industrious city with a pretty waterside location. If you thought it is just about oil, think again. Abu Dhabi is gonna surprise you and it is currently betting on tourism and can offer sandy beaches, world-class museums, and amusement parks. Abu Dhabi occupies 87% of the entire territory and the city also makes a good base for excursions to the desert landscapes of Liwa Oasis. Take a trip to Abu Dhabi with your family to see the major sights and landmark monuments of the capital of the United Arab Emirates. For family, hotel room assignments are prioritized for those who book directly. Here is the list of top attractions of Abu Dhabi.
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Louvre Abu Dhabi is the Middle East’s most spectacular museum. From the Neolithic right up to the current day, Louvre Abu Dhabi traces the entire history of humanity’s artistic achievements. From ancient Egyptian statuary to famous paintings by Picasso, the wealth and diversity of art on display is mind-blogging. The reason to visit this beautiful place is the museum’s contemporary architecture with its galleries gathered under a vast silver dome.
Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to become the cultural heartbeat of Abu Dhabi in the coming years as it the first of three planned major museums to open at Saadiyat Island. City Seasons Al Hamra hotel and Royal rose hotel are some of the hotels near Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Mangrove Kayaking Tours
Head into the mangrove forests to see a different side of Abu Dhabi’s steel and glass exterior! The forest still rings the islands along the shore surrounding the city and is a visual treat for your eyes. The eco-tour will allow you to explore these beautiful last remnants of the city’s forests and it also allows you to understand the important ecology of mangroves. You can also look forward to night tours and discover the mangroves by gliding through the waters after dark, it will never fail to give you an amazing experience.
You need to head out into the water if you want to enjoy the best views of Abu Dhabi’s glittering skyscrapers. An amazing thing about the boat tour is that the views of the high rises are spectacular as you drift out from the marine. Some so many operators run tours for all types of budget, but island hopping tours and sunset cruises are the most popular trips with the tourists. The island hopping tours include some beach and snorkeling time on different islands in the bay whereas the sunset cruises allow you to see the city lights flicker into action as dusk sets over the city.
Abu Dhabi is vast and it might be difficult to find budget accommodation in the city. If you are watching your wallet, then Al Diar Dana is a popular budget option with rooms that come with Kitchenettes.