Frequently asked questions about iconic landmarks in Abu Dhabi

There are many iconic landmarks around the world such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris; Great Wall of China; Taj Mahal in India; Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy; Statue of Libery in the USA, Sydney Opera House in Australia and Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Abu Dhabi boasts many historical landmarks, the most famous ones being Qasr Al Hosn and Al Jahili Fort; both of which were built in the 1890s, and the Jebel Hafit Tombs.

From cultural to family-friendly entertainment destinations, these are some of the most well-known attractions in Abu Dhabi are:

Abu Dhabi is popular for a multitude of reasons. From skyscrapers and luxury hotels to desert camping and hiking trails; from lush mangrove forests to ancient landmarks and from deep sea diving to exciting theme parks - every moment spent in the city becomes a fond memory.

From essentially being a barren desert, today Abu Dhabi has a wide range of uniquely-shaped and incredibly tall buildings like the:

  • ADNOC Headquarters
  • Burj Mohammed bin Rashid
  • The Landmark
  • Etihad Tower 2
  • Capital Gate
  • Aldar HQ