Top 5 Attractions To Visit In Abu Dhabi

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Bored of visiting the malls, and hunting for unique experiences to keep you and your group entertained? Here are a list of top 5 attractions that you can visit with your friends or family. 

1. Yas Waterworld

It is one of the world’s best waterparks and an iconic must-visit destination that promises legendary adventures. The water park has over 40 rip-roaring rides, slithering slides and attractions with 5 one-of-a-kind rides that will not be found anywhere else in the world. It is one of UAE’s unique Emirati-themed waterpark. 

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Location: Yas Water World, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Time: September to October: 10:00am – 7:00pm
November to February: 10:00am – 6:00pm
           March to May: 10:00am – 7:00pm
           June to August: 10:00am – 9:00pm

Cost: From AED 250 Per Person (Genreal Admission)

Credits: Yas Water World

2. Ferrari Wolrd

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is located on Yas Island and is the first Ferrari branded theme park in the world. With 37 record-breaking rides and attractions, Ferrari World has something for everyone. If you love thrill hop on and try Formula Rossa which is the world’s fastest roller coaster with a speed of 0 to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds and heart-racing heights of 52 metres. The ticket price starts at AED 295 per person.

Location: Yas Island
Cost: From AED 295

Ferrari World

Aerial View of Ferrari World. Source: www.lamadubai.com

3. Warner Bors. World

Yas Island has welcomed a new theme park on their list. Warner Bros. World is now open in Yas Island and it’s supposed to be one of the largest indoor theme parks in the world. Enjoy a complete day out with your family and friends by experiencing all your favourite Warner Bros. stories and characters in one place. Find all your favourite characters like Scooby-doo, Superman, Bugs Bunny, Batman and many more which are all spread across six themes and has a total of 29 amazing attractions and shows. The six themes include – Bedrock,  Metropolis, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. The park price is from AED 295 for adult and from AED 230 for juniors. You could also get a special family package for 4 people just for AED 885.

Credits: Warner Bros

4. Louvre Abu Dhabi 

Louvre Abu Dhabi is the largest museum in the Arabian Peninsula with a  total area covering approximately 260,000 sq ft. The origin of the Louvre stems from the combination of two cultures, France and the United Arab Emirates to develop a new kind of cultural institution. The museum is rooted in universal human values which means focusing on what unites us: the stories of human creativity that transcend individual cultures or civilizations, the first of its kind in the region. The museum is designed as a seemingly floating dome structure & its web-patterned dome allowing the sun to filter through. The overall effect is meant to represent rays of sunlight passing through date palm fronds in an oasis.

General Admission: AED 60
Location: Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Contact: 600 565566

Credits: Louvre Abu Dhabi

5. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque   

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and is also the largest mosque in the UAE. Visitors are welcomed here to come and see the beauty of the mosque, which features 24 Carat gold plated chandeliers and is home to the world’s largest handcrafted carpet. The chandelier in the main prayer hall is known to be one of the largest chandeliers in the world that weighs twelve tonnes which is 15 meters in height and 10 meters in diameter. The mosque can hold up to 40,000 worshipers at once. 

Address: Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street 5th St – Abu Dhabi
Phone: +971 2 419 1919

Credits: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

 

Dhruv Maniar
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