When thinking about Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab States, offers a lot to discover, even if many
still consider Dubai as the best destination in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi is definitely famous for
the annual final of the Formula 1 race and its stunning mosque. However, there are many more things to do
in Abu Dhabi, which it is worth a couple of days visit.
Let’s go over some of the things you can see in Abu Dhabi.
Admire the Beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
This is one of the most known attractions of Abu Dhabi. And there are obvious reasons for it. The mosque is
really impressive. It has been built using fifteen different kinds of white marble and has been richly
decorated with gold and beautiful design. The dome of the Grand Mosque is the largest dome of a mosque in
the whole world. Additionally, there are 40 more domes. The view is spectacular. Inside, there is a
wonderful, huge chandelier that is a piece of art in itself.
Be treated like a king at the Emirate Palace Hotel
Everyone likes to feel special, even more when on holiday.
If you want to treat yourself, go to the impressive
Emirates Palace for a luxurious afternoon tea.
There would be awesome, delicious food and you will feel like a king. You’ll have to book your “afternoon tea” which happens every day in the afternoon from 2pm to 6pm: enjoy it!
The Palace is known for its gold: it literally is everywhere. You can take a gold-flavored coffee, a gold facial or a gold-topped ice cream.
Explore the surrounding desert
Abu Dhabi is surrounded by the desert and you shouldn’t miss it. There are many ways to explore it, you
only have to pick. For example, you can decide to join a desert safari, which is the most common way to
explore the sand dunes and marvel at the view. Or, you can enjoy a camel ride or try sand boarding.