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Top 5 Best Rated Tourist Attractions in Abu Dhabi - Where east meets the west!

Abu Dhabi in the UAE may be located in the Middle East, but it offers an experience that is quite unique. This is where the middle eastern culture infuses with trends of the west making it quite an interesting place to explore. When in Abu Dhabi, there are many tourist attractions that will showcase the best of both worlds. Here is a list of things you cannot miss out on!


Louvre Abu Dhabi

This is a museum that is very popular not only in Abu Dhabi but right across the Middle East. This museum traces the history of artistic achievements and there is quite a spectacle of displays to witness. It starts from the Neolithic period till today. The diversity and collection of art that is displayed here is quite mind-boggling. Even the architecture of the museum is incredibly beautiful! Besides, if you're looking for Abu Dhabi resorts that are centrally located, you can check out properties like Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara which offer a good experience.


Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque

Another place in Abu Dhabi that boasts of incredible architecture is none other than the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque. It is clad in amazing Macedonian marbles making it stand out. You can take a view of it from different regions in the city and it will still blow your mind away. This is a popular and the most important attraction in the city. This mosque has fused Ottoman, Fatimid, and Mameluke designs and created something truly magnificent.


Ferrari World

Aside from the architecture, there is another side to Abu Dhabi that you must explore. The Ferrari world is a theme park that exhibits the thrills of F1 driving right here in Abu Dhabi. For adrenaline junkies, this is a must-visit. What with the world's fastest rollercoaster being here! You cannot miss out on this opportunity. Besides, there are yours that take you through Enzo Ferrari's life and the history of Ferrari cars, making you understand the popularity of these cars, apart from its design and speed.


Mangrove Kayaking Tours

How about some nature? To escape the concrete world of Abu Dhabi you must take a mangrove tour. Not just any mangrove tours, but one that has kayaking involved. There are tours fit for any age and any level of experience. You can choose packages that range from 1 1/2 hours to 3 hours of pure paddling. This tour will help you understand the importance of mangrove ecology and see the beautiful side to nature here in Abu Dhabi. You can also sign up for night tours too!


Observation Deck at 300

If Dubai has its Burj Khalifa, then Abu Dhabi has its observation deck at 300. And as the name suggests, it is an observation deck that offers gorgeous skyline views from a very high point. You must pay an entrance fee to get to the observation deck. The money you pay for it can be redeemed as food and drinks from the restaurant at the deck.

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