How to enjoy Abu Dhabi?

May 1, 2018

United Arab Emirates' capital, Abu Dhabi is an emergent tourist market. And here's some of our tips to enjoy your trip!

 

One of the fasting growing cities that offers many things to do; for art lovers, speed fans, or city explorers, Encre d'Or team is giving you some tips as must-seen.

 

- Sheikh Zayed Mosque: 

"Rising majestically from beautifully manicured gardens and visible from each of the bridges joining Abu Dhabi Island to the mainland, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque represents an impressive welcome to the city. Conceived by the first president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed, this was marking his final resting place."

 

- Emirates Palace:

"An audacious domed gatehouses and flying ramps to the foyer, 114 domes and a 1.3km private beach. Built for Dhs11 billion, this is the big hotel in the Gulf, with 1002 crystal chandeliers and 392 luxury rooms and suites. You don't have to check-in to check out the Emirates Palace, as it doubles as a cultural hub of the city."

 

- Etihad Antiques Gallery:

"Collectors, art aficionados and antique-curious window shoppers converge on this fantastic space run by friendly German-Syrian Mohammed Khalil Ibrahim. An absolute showcase of Arabian and Middle Eastern art and antiques, you'll find 18th-century Orientalist paintings and Afghani brass-on-wood doors, 300-year-old bronze coffee and teapots, Ottoman and Persian swords dating back centuries the list goes on and on."

 

- Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:

"If you want bragging rights to having 'done' Formula Rossa, the world's fastest rollercoaster, visit this indoor temple of torque and celebration of all things Ferrari in a spectacular building.

Other diversions includes the Flying Aces rollercoaster, boasting the world's biggest loop and steepest/fastest incline cable lift; a Ferrari Driving Experience around the island with with a company-certified driver and an imaginative 4D adventure."

 

- Qasr Al Hosn:

"Featured on the back of the Dhs1000 note, this iconic fort started life in 1760 as a watchtower that safeguarded a precious freshwater well. After an expansion, it became the ancestral home of the ruling Al Nahyan family in 1793 and remained a royal residence until 1966.

 

- Le Louvre museum:

"Designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Jean Nouvel, the highly anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi finally arrived in late 2017. The dome pays homage to desert-palm shading – its geometric openings represent interlaced palm leaves used in traditional roofing – and creates a cinematic 'rain of light' effect in the 23 galleries as the sun's rays pass throughout the day."

 

- And many more to discover: Umm Al Emarat Park, Corniche, ... and amazing restaurants - worldwide specialities.

 

Contact our team now to get more details!

 

 

 

 

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