Al Hosn Palace, White Fort

  • Monument
  • Museum
  • Public utilities
As the oldest buildings in the city of Abu Dhabi, built in 1793, Al Hosn Palace or the White Fort, was once the residence of the ruling family. Today the palace is open to visitors as a museum and cultural site that holds the history of the UAE. Visi...

Khalidiya Garden

  • Park and garden
Khalidiya Gardens are beautifully landscaped, surrounded by lush greenery and exotic flowers, the gardens offer facilities for the whole family. There are special play areas and rides for children, eating and picnic areas as well as water features, m...

Corniche Beach

  • Beach
The Beach stretches along the Corniche Road, the entrance is along the Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, the beach was awarded a Blue Flag status, a renowned award for it’s eco-friendly environment and clean and safe waters. There are three separate sectio...

Heritage Village

  • Monument
  • Museum
  • Park and garden
Overlooking the Corniche, the Heritage Village is a trip back in time to the ancient past of Abu Dhabi, before oil wealth modernized the region. The village is a replica of a traditional Bedouin campsite, with mud houses and bedouin tents, a traditio...

Lulu Island

  • Beach
Lulu Isalnd is a man made Island that can be reached by ferry from the Emirates heritage village in Abu Dhabi. The island is a nice spot for families and tourists and offers a number of activities; two stretches of beach, two restaurants, coffee shop...

Yas Island

  • Public utilities
  • Beach
Yas Island is the city’s leading entertainment destination just a short distance away from the central Abu Dhabi area. Located on the Yas Island are the Yas Marina circuit, the official host of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Yas Viceroy. a five star l...

Women’s Handicraft Centre

  • Museum
  • Cultural center
  • Souk and market
This centre is run by the Abu Dhabi Women’s association and presents local arts and crafts made by local women. Visitors can learn the craftsmanship of local artifacts and visit the workshops that contain local dress, Arabian oils and perfumes, weavi...

Al Futaisi Island

  • Beach
Al Futaisi is a historical island with old water wells and an ancient mosque dating back hundreds of years, there are also stables with Arabian horses and a large nature and wildlife reserve. The serene island, surrounded by nature, is the perfect sp...

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

  • Monument
  • Public utilities
  • Cultural center
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the most important cultural centres and sites in Abu Dhabi and is the most visited site in the City. Built from 1996 and finished in 2007, the Mosque is not only a place of worship but a cultural learning centr...

Saadiyat Island

  • Public utilities
  • Natural site
  • Beach
A short distance away from central Abu Dhabi and the airport, Saadiyat Island has a beautiful and white sandy beachfront that is open to the public. The island offers a multitude of activities for the whole family, including a Golf club, an exclusive...

Khalifa Park

  • Park and garden
Originally a gift to the people of the Emirates, Khalifa Park was opened in 2007 by Sheikh Khalifa. Not far from Al Bateen airport ,the park is one of the city’s largest and is inspired by traditional Arab architecture and Islamic art, with large gar...

Miraj Islamic Centre

  • Museum
  • Cultural center
The centre displays art and ancient artifacts of Islamic art work from countries like Syria, Iran, India, Iraq, Kashmir, Russia and Egypt. From Arabic calligraphy to vases, paintings and marble pieces, visitors can view beautiful pieces from the anci...

Zayed Centre

  • Museum
  • Cultural center
The Zayed Centre is a look into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, one of the founding fathers who is credited for modernizing and bringing forward the city. The museum features a photo gallery of Sheikh Zayed and the royal family, his personal artif...