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Free things to try in Abu Dhabi – Great Experiences at Zero Cost

The emirate of Abu Dhabi is one of the most metropolitan regions in the Middle East. The highly urbanized emirate is home to some of the Middle East's most famous attractions.

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Free Movies at twofour54

Free Movies at twofour54

Ever wanted to go for a movie but couldn't afford to pay the entrance fee? Well you don't have to worry about that at twofour54. The media and entertainment hub that is twofour54 has a cinema in its "The Space" which shows some of the most famous and loved Hollywood movies to hit the silver screen. The best part is that entrance in totally free. Of course latest hits aren't played, but if you want to watch one of the classics on the big screen for absolutely no cost, then twofour54 is the place to be. Keep in mind however that you might have to pre-register your seat online to ensure that you won't have a disappointment.

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Abu Dhabi Striders

Abu Dhabi Striders

If you are sick of staying indoors and want to go a fun run with a fun group of people, then you really ought to check out the Abu Dhabi Striders. The Abu Dhabi Striders are a fun group of individuals that focus on fitness and exercise while having fun. This group meets up several times a week and you can join them and meet new people without having to pay a dime. Just go to 'www.abudhabistriders.com' and get to know their schedule and join in.

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Run the Yas Marina Circuit

Run the Yas Marina Circuit

It's not every day that you get to run or cycle on a F1 Circuit, so make sure you grab the opportunity that Abu Dhabi gives you. On Tuesday evenings the Yas Marina Circuit opens the doors of the 5.5km track to the public, and anyone can come and walk, jog, or cycle on this world class racing track. It's a great way to explore the track while getting some exercise, so make sure you head over to the circuit on Tuesday. You need to register prior to entering the track, but this can even be done online. One of the most luxurious Sir Bani Yas Island hotels to accommodate yourself in is the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort.

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Explore the Corniche

Explore the Corniche

Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi is the corniche, one of the most loved public spaces in Abu Dhabi. Offering great views of the skyline of Abu Dhabi and the Arabian Gulf, the Corniche has many facilities for people to spend their evenings without having to spend a dime. There are many walkways and paths that you can just walk on, as well as many facilities for those who want to work out, such as pull-up bars, dip rails and running paths. The Corniche even has its own 2km long stretch of beach which is open to the public.

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Visit the Al Bateen Shipyard

Visit the Al Bateen Shipyard

Throughout history Abu Dhabi was known for its prowess in the construction of Dhows; the traditional Arabian vessel. Known for its versatility out on the ocean, these traditional boats are a true testament to Arabian craftsmanship. A visit to the Al Bateen Shipyard, which will cost you nothing extra, will give you the opportunity to witness how the skilled ship makers construct these amazing vessels. Although the Dhow is no longer widely used, the heritage that associated Dhows and Dhow-building is much to be appreciated.