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There's so much to see in Abu Dhabi

Wondering what to see in Abu Dhabi? The options are endless. From ochre dunes to dazzling turquoise sea, gleaming cityscapes to ancient oases, action-packed theme parks to majestic cultural landmarks, breathtaking natural landscapes to surprising wildlife. Discover opulent Arabian splendour at the luxury Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, or marvel at the only hotel to straddle an F1™ track, W Abu Dhabi. Explore art and culture on Saadiyat Island and sample sumptuous food in the world’s furthest-leaning tower, Capital Gate. Unlock the enchantment of the Empty Quarter desert, enjoy a stroll above stunning mangroves at Jubail Mangrove Park, and watch the sun set over the Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Timeless traditions

Cultural and historical attractions

Abu Dhab's many heritage sites and iconic cultural landmarks showcase time-honoured traditions. Precious artefacts uncover the tracks of the Bedouins (nomadic Arab people) who traversed the area for centuries, taming the landscape and making Abu Dhabi what it is today.

From past to present

Iconic landmarks

Abu Dhabi's visionary wonders always amaze. Soak up ancient sights in Al Ain and at Qasr Al Hosn, immerse yourself in culture at Louvre Abu Dhabi and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and indulge in luxury at Zaya Nurai Island and Etihad Towers.

Splendour & majesty

National attractions

Abu Dhabi's culture is rooted in the region's Islamic traditions and its foremost message of peace. A mix of international influences paired with loyalty to local heritage has resulted in a welcoming capital city that boasts a charming mix of new and old.

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