Places To Visit In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is great place for those who love to see modern technology and tradition merge to form a wonder of its own. Some of the most beautiful man-made creations in the world can be seen here. No doubt you would have heard people saying that you will find the world’s biggest this or that here.

One of the best ways to go sightseeing is by signing up with any reliable Abu Dhabi bus tour company. They will make sure you get to visit the most popular places and also travel in comfort. Some bus tours even allow you to get off at a particular site and give you the option of joining another tour bus that will travel the same way if you wish to stay longer at a particular location.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

This is one of the grandest mosques in the world and the largest in the United Arab Emirates. It is a beautiful construction and can comfortably house about 40000 worshippers at a time. During special events this place usually overflows with over 41000 people. It has a library which contains books that offer the Islamic perspective of various subjects including science and arts.

Qasr al-Hosn

This is an old watch tower that was built to watch over the only fresh water well in Abu Dhabi Island. It is also known as the ‘Old Fort’ or ‘White Fort’. It has been renovated and expanded several times, thus it has changed quite a bit from its original structure built in the 18th century. You can observe ancient weapons at the museum at its premises. This is a place of historic and archaeological importance

Emirates National Auto Museum

This place is bound to pique the interest of all car fans. It boasts of huge collection of cars that include American cars, the Shiek’s cars, the world’s biggest truck and much more. Don’t miss this place as it was featured on a BBC programme ‘Top Gear’.

Al Ain National Museum

This is great place or those who are into Arabic history or archaeology. It consists of three main sections, namely archaeology, ethnography and gifts. Some of the archaeology items date as far back as the first millennium BC.

These are only a few of the places you can visit during a big bus tour Dubai, but there is plenty more. You might not be able to go to all the places in one day or even in a few days, because there are so many.

Abu Dhabi also has numerous shopping malls that are made especially for tourists. You can also visit theme parks to have some fun.