Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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We want you to have an incredible time in the UAE capital, so we’re constantly seeking new ways to explore the emirate. The metropolis boasts many sites revealing an ancient story of human settlement, culture, desert trade and sea-faring voyages – and we’ve rounded them up for you. We’ve also put together some seaside surprises. While the city is famous for gleaming skyscrapers, palatial hotels and impressive shopping malls, if you look beyond, you’ll find great fun in the water. Abu Dhabi also boasts surprising nature, with our round-up of wildlife spots ideal for lovers of outdoor adventure. We’ve even compiled a list of the best places to capture swoon-worthy Instagram photographs. You’re welcome.

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Art & Culture Guide

The city of Abu Dhabi is brimming with art and culture. From curated exhibitions at Louvre Abu Dhabi to Qasr Al Hosn, the oldest standing structure in the region.

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