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5 Famous Skyscrapers You Must Visit On Your Abu Dhabi Tour

U.A.E. is known for its amazing skyscrapers. The Emirati people love to defy the odds and create architectural marvels that garner the attention of the world. Though Dubai has been at the forefront of Skyscraper dominance, Abu Dhabi is not far behind. There are some amazing structures in Abu Dhabi that are a must visit. They offer stunning views and unique experiences that cannot be had anywhere else. Therefore, here’s a list 5 skyscrapers that you must visit when you tour Abu Dhabi.

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Burj Mohammed bin Rashid

Burj Mohammed bin Rashid

Your tours in Abu Dhabi would be incomplete without a visit to Burj Mohammed bin Rashid. This building is part of the World Trade Center in Abu Dhabi. It is one of three structures and stands at a staggering 382 metres. It also has the most number of floors - 92 floors to be exact. Burj Mohammed bin Rashid is more than just a building, it is a place of entertainment. The place has a waterfront promenade, a traditional souk, hotels and more. So, a visit here is not just about the building. You can actually spend some quality time here.

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The Landmark Tower Abu Dhabi

The Landmark Tower Abu Dhabi

The Landmark is the second tallest building in Abu Dhabi. This building is used for offices and residences. It is considered to be quite a lifestyle statement to have a home in this amazing structure. The skyscraper has panoramic views of the Persian Gulf and is located close to the Corniche. So, if you are visiting the Corniche, you must check out The Landmark. The Landmark has won many awards for being a pathbreaking project. Also, it’s design is inspired from Islamic art. Therefore, one must visit this building just to experience clever engineering, design and architecture.

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Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi

Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi

Most of you may know about the Etihad Towers from The Fast and the Furios 7. There is a scene where the main character crashes a car from one tower to another. Surely you must have also noticed how royal and gorgeous these towers are. Of them, Etihad Tower 2 is the tallest and the Etihad Tower 1 is the fifth tallest. The Etihad Towers, together, were designed to give visitors are luxurious experience. At the towers, you can shop, dine, work, live, and have the time of your life. These luxurious towers are a destination within itself, and well worth the Abu Dhabi tour cost. One activity you must do is visit the observation deck at the 74th floor. Here, you can have refreshments while enjoying a breathtaking view.

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Sky Tower Abu Dhabi

Sky Tower Abu Dhabi

Located on the famous Al Reem Island, the Sky Tower is a 74-storey tower mainly used for residential and commercial purposes. The residents have access to state-of-the-art amenities The interiors have gorgeous finishes. The tower is built around a main core area, making it quite a unique structure. Office goers too are treated to fabulous views and awesome amenities of the tower. The Al Reem Island is an island made specially for residential and commercial purposes, and the Sky Tower is the most coveted address on the island.

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Burj Khalifa Dubai

Burj Khalifa Dubai

Though the world’s tallest tower may not be in Abu Dhabi, even the cheapest tours Abu Dhabi allow you to get a tour of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. You’ll be taken during the day to Dubai. The cities have great connectivity, and getting there is just a matter of hours. At Burj Khalifa, the observation deck is located at the 124th floor, and you have digital binoculars, which give you a view of the old Dubai and the current skyline for comparison. Any visit to the U.A.E. would be incomplete without seeing the Burj Khalifa. So, if you are in Abu Dhabi or Dubai, this place is a must.

Visiting breathtaking skyscrapers should be a part of all tours in Abu Dhabi. After all, this nation is famous for skyscrapers. From residences to offices, everyone wants to be in a skyscraper. One of the reasons why Abu Dhabi’s and Dubai’s skyscrapers are so admired is because of the conditions they are built in. Architects have to come up with innovative ways to combat the heat, and winds of the desert. Each one has unique designs and systems that should be admired.