1. Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet and a capacity of 40,000 worshippers is one of world largest mosque.
A dream in the heart of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the main prayer hall proudly showcasing one of the world’s largest chandeliers –10 metres in diameter, 15 metres in height and weighing 12 tonnes.
There are a few complimentary guided tour schedule held daily.
Opening Hours: Sat to Thursday 9 am to 10 pm; Friday 4.30 pm to 10 pm
Getting There: Public Bus 054
2. Emirates Palace
Showcasing rich Arabian culture, Emirates Palace a landmark itself is one of the most luxurious hotels in Abu Dhabi.
Offering 394 rooms and suites with 2 swimming pools and its own 1.3 km of private beach, the hotel is surrounded by 85 hectares of gardens and lawns, with 114 domes that are 80 meters high, Emirates Palace is designed to offer guests the ultimate luxury.
Visitors are allowed to visit the first floor of Emirates Palace from 10 am to 10 pm.
Dress Code: Smart Casual, No slippers & no shorts
3. Jumeirah at Etihad Tower Observation Deck
Located on Level 74 of Jumeirah at Etihad Tower, the Observation Deck at 300 is the highest vantage point in Abu Dhabi and offers spectacular views of Abu Dhabi City and Arabian Gulf.
Visitors can enjoy afternoon tea on the highest vantage point in the afternoon and watch the world goes by.
Entrance for visitors is AED75, with AED 50 redeemable as F&B vouchers at the venue, while guests staying at the five-star Jumeirah at Etihad Towers and children under four enter free.
Dress Code: Smart casual
Getting There: 007, 009, 010, 034
4. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the first Ferrari indoor theme park consist of themed stores and restaurants, all inspired by the rich Ferrari brand and its Italian heritage.
A variety of attractions, thrills, and shows make the park suitable for all ages group. The main highlight would definitely be its world’s fastest roller coaster ride – Formula Rossa.
Skip the Queue, Book Online: Ferrari World General Ticket
Opening Hours: Daily 11 am to 8 pm
Getting There: Bus A1 to Abu Dhabi Airport and take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport to Ferrari World
For More Info: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Where to stay in Abu Dhabi
1. 4* Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi is a 4-star beach resort with 234 guest rooms boasting a lush garden with a unique mix of restaurants, private natural beach & renowned Eden spa ideal for both business & leisure travellers.
Read Full Review & Photos: Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Where to Eat in Abu Dhabi
1. Latest Brunch at Latest Recipe
The newly opened all-day dining Latest Recipe, the signature restaurant of Le Meridien Abu Dhabi offers guests & tourists a whole new experience & choice in Abu Dhabi dining landscape.
Contemporary & elegantly designed, with an abundance of natural lighting and spacious seating, the restaurant also features both modern & traditional recipes from the Eastern and Western gastronomic delights by utilizing the freshest locally and regionally sourced produce.
Read Full Review with Photos: Latest Brunch at Latest Recipe