The capital of the United Arab Emirates- Abu Dhabi boasts of an Emirati culture where “living life large” is the motto. The stunning white beaches, untouched desert expanses and matchless cultural attractions in Abu Dhabi makes it a perfect holiday destination that attracts a huge number of tourists and visitors from all around the world. One of the largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)- Abu Dhabi offers several attractions and activities that will leave you awestruck. On a well planned city tour, you will get an opportunity to witness inspiring architecture and visit modern souks that will enhance your Abu Dhabi holiday trip.
Here is the list of some of the exciting things to do on a city tour during your Abu Dhabi holiday trip:
1. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque:
Initiated by the late President of UAE (Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan) – the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque Center was once his resting place. This mosque is considered to be the largest mosque in the UAE and the eighth largest in the world. Built in marble, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque took 11 years to get completed. This mosque is also made up of some other elements like gold, ceramic, crystals, semi-precious stones and more. By visiting this mosque, you will get a chance to witness an intricate architecture, the lighting system, the beautiful pools, the marvelous chandeliers (made of Swarrovski crystals) and the largest carpet in the world (found in its prayer hall). Please remember to dress modestly while visiting the mosque.
2. Explore the Abu Dhabi Corniche:
The Abu Dhabi Corniche is the perfect place where you can relax and spend quality time with family or your group of friends. If you want, then you can choose to take a walk or cycle along the 8 kms long Corniche road. Here you will several cafeterias and restaurants serving delicious treats. This is one of the most sought places or attractions in Abu Dhabi, which is always found to be crowded with locals, visitors and tourists.
3. Go to the Heritage Village:
The Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi is one of the best places to visit where you will get an opportunity to know more about the rich culture and heritage of this city. In this village, you will come across goat-hair tents, a small mosque and a soak in a recreated Bedouin village. As a visitor, you will be allowed to participate in different types of activities like pottery, spinning and weaving.
4. Witness the Al Hosn Palace:
One of the oldest stone buildings in Abu Dhabi- the Al Hosn Palace was a home for the royal family till 1996, which is now open to the public for viewing. The Al Hosn Palace is one of the perfect and most beautiful monuments in Abu Dhabi that successfully preserves the historic and cultural heritage of the city. This iconic structure houses a museum of traditional artifacts and exhibits historical photographs.
To enjoy to the fullest and have utmost fun, you can book guided city tour package in Abu Dhabi from Orient Tours. We are one of the most reputable tour company that takes the pride of bringing groups and individuals from Japan, Europe, America, Australia and India into Dubai, UAE and the Sultanate of Oman. You will get a personalized tour package, the highest standard of service and hospitality from Orient Tours that will make your holiday trip to Abu Dhabi a memorable one. We also offer a wide variety of UAE city tour packages like city tour in Dubai, cultural tour in Sharjah and more.