Where to go for free in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Where to go for free in Abu Dhabi, UAE - Makebiz

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. In addition to its huge contribution to the country’s economy, it is also a beautiful city with unique architecture, many interesting sights and places for memorable walks. We’ve gathered the top ideas for free things to do in Abu Dhabi. 

The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the first attraction on any list. Not only is it a historic building with a unique history, but it is also a beautiful place that amazes with the amount of elaborate details and luxurious decoration. World records include the largest marble mosaic at the entrance and a carpet in the prayer hall. There are daily guided tours for everyone. 

Masdar City or the so-called eco-city, known for its commitment to minimal carbon emissions and solar-powered operation. The territory is still at the stage of large-scale construction, but you can already walk along the streets, look into large-scale shopping and entertainment centers. 

You can plunge into luxury on the territory of the Emirates Palace Hotel. Not so long ago it was considered the richest in the world. The special atmosphere is created by a large number of various greenery and gorgeous fountains, and the interior decoration includes gold and marble, tens of thousands of live roses and chandeliers decorated with Swarovski crystals. 

Corniche Road & Beach unites the central promenade and the beach, from where you can see all the beauty of the city. A particularly romantic walk in the evening, thanks to the beautiful illumination.

Heritage Village is a unique ethnic village, where you can plunge into the historical appearance of the city: the life of Bedouins in the deserts, mosques and bazaars, where you can participate in workshops and buy souvenirs. From unusual and already paid entertainment — falconry and camel riding.

Beautiful photos can be made near the skyscrapers Capital Gate 160 meters high and Aldar HQ — the only round building in the world.  You may also be surprised by Al Bahar Towers, resembling pineapples, and Etihad Towers — a whole complex of five beautiful buildings. 

Manarat Al Saadiyat is an ideal place for lovers of fascinating and, most importantly, free excursions. It is a tourist center where you can visit exhibitions of foreign and local artists, as well as get acquainted with traditional and modern Arabic art.

Al Jahili Fortress has free to visit natural areas, green gardens and exhibition halls. An interesting historical attraction reflecting the local flavor.

By renting a car, you can conquer the Jebel Hafit Mountain, the highest in Abu Dhabi. It offers a beautiful view and excellent photos.

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