Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Top 10 things to do


Louvre Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Island's latest addition is a true cultural powerhouse! A unique collaboration between the Parisian Louvre and the UAE government, the groundbreaking Louvre Abu Dhabi contains hundreds of priceless works by some of history's greatest artists.

4.8 (590 reviews)

Qasr Al Watan Palace

Qasr Al Watan Palace is part of the Presidential Palace complex in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Completed in 2017, this culturally significant landmark is open to the public and houses a beautiful Great Hall, various exhibitions of important Emirati artifacts, and a vast scholarly library.

4.8 (279 reviews)

Etihad Towers

Etihad Towers is a complex of buildings with five towers in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The towers are located opposite the Emirates Palace hotel and feature offices, apartments, and a hotel, the tallest of which is Tower 2, which stands at an impressive 305 meters tall.

4.5 (38 reviews)

Ferrari World

The world’s largest indoor theme park awaits and it’s devoted to the world’s most prestigious brand. You’ll speed through the park as you race to the thrilling rides. The jewel in the crown is Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest rollercoaster. It accelerates to a speed of 240 km per hour on the straightaways. And then there's the twists and turns... white-knuckle adrenaline-pounding excitement! Of course, you can also slow the pace down with a whole host of family-oriented attractions.

4.5 (158 reviews)

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Embark on a journey like no other as you explore the vibrant and diverse marine habitats

4.6 (106 reviews)

Yas Marina Circuit

The Yas Marina Circuit is one of the world’s most advanced Formula 1 circuits and the venue for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It took a staggering 35-million hours to build! Situated just 30 minutes from Abu Dhabi, it offers visitors the chance to step behind the scenes of the world of racing. The circuit has five grandstand areas – Main Grandstand, West Grandstand, North Grandstand, South Grandstand, and Marina Grandstand.

4.5 (74 reviews)

Qasr Al Hosn

Qasr Al Hosn is the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi. Now a cultural history museum dedicated to preserving Emirati culture, it used to serve as the seat of government. The fort's stone defense tower was the first permanent structure in the now-capital of the UAE.

4.6 (22 reviews)

Soul Beach Saadiyat

5 (4 reviews)

Yas Island

Yas Island is a multi-purpose leisure, shopping, and entertainment center located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. It is home to Warner Bros., World Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World, Yas Waterpark, and the Yas Marina Circuit, which has hosted the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2009.

4.7 (148 reviews)

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi is one of the largest aquariums in the Middle East, taking visitors on a spectacular journey through 10 cleverly themed zones, and immersing you beneath a frozen ocean, a flooded forest, hidden treasures in an Atlantic Cave, and lots more. The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi is home to 46,000 animals from the tropical waters of the Pacific and freshwaters of the Amazon, through to the frozen ice caps of the Arctic and the caves of the Mediterranean The aquarium houses more than 200 sharks and rays, representing 25 different species. All of the animals are obtained according to stringent guidelines and are cared for by a team of 80 sea life experts. A whole department is dedicated to education with a capacity to welcome 50,000 school children a year. The aquarium is easily accessible from Abu Dhabi island and adjacent to the neighboring five-star hotels, in a prime location for both residents and tourists.

4.7 (36 reviews)

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