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53. Deerfields Mall

Deerfields Mall

31 km
from city center
53 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

A fifteen-minute drive from the Abu Dhabi Airport, the Deerfields Mall in Abu Dhabi that serves as a complete lifestyle and shopping experience. This sprawling five storey mall that features more than hundreds of stores is a hub of latest trends, open-air dining section serving succulent local as well as international cuisines and other exhilarating activities.

54. The Galleria Abu Dhabi

The Galleria Abu Dhabi

4 km
from city center
54 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

The Galleria is a mall located at the Al Falah Street in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Situated on the Al Maryah Island, it has been accomplished as a unique lifestyle destination not only for local people but also for the foreign crowd. The Galleria is acknowledged to be the ideal space for shopping, dining, entertainment, and to discover several other things. Despite being a new venture in Abu Dhabi, the Galleria Mall comprises of world’s leading brands from retail, food, beverages, and entertainment. It is soon going to be offering around 400 mid to high-end retail brands, 100 other dining options, world-class entertainment, urban parks, and a waterfront promenade.

55. Ghantoot Beach

Ghantoot Beach

65 km
from city center
55 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

Tourists hoping to get a respite from the heat of Dubai choose to travel along the Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi to access the private beach of Ghantoot. The area is one of the most popular local spots for holding beach parties, yet it remains less crowded ordinarily with only about a handful of people at the beachfront on weekdays. It has turned out to be an open secret of Emiratis and Expat population who are often found heading out of the city to this fantastic beach. Sundown finds the crowd head towards the bar that can also be reached via the pool.

56. Zayed National Museum

Zayed National Museum

7 km
from city center
56 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

Zayed National Museum has been designed as a monument that will be constructed in the cultural district of Saadiyat Island. This construction aims to pay tribute to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father and the first president of UAE. It endeavours to showcase the brilliant rise of the Arab Emirates from medieval tribal entities to a united federation that achieved socio-economic glory within a span of a few years. The history and culture would also be depicted at the museum. The primary objective of the authorities is to wipe out the differences between the different emirates and serve the local population and visitors by becoming a centre for cultural exchange and knowledge. The architects Foster + Partners have attempted to create a museum that celebrates the legacy of the founding fathers of UAE. The heritage and culture of the Arabian World are upheld through the structure. The completed museum aims to become a modern marvel; sustainable and welcoming at the same time.

57. Khalidiyah Mall

Khalidiyah Mall

4 km
from city center
57 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

Located in one of the most notable and prestigious neighborhoods of Al Khalidiyah in Abu Dhabi, the Khalidiyah Mall is a huge shopping mall in the heart of the city, famous for housing over 160 stores, including the hugely popular Lulu Supermarket. The mall occupies a total area of 8,00,000 square feet, and was opened for the general public in January 2007.

58. Yas Mall

Yas Mall

32 km
from city center
58 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

Yas Mall is known to be the largest Mall located on the Yas Island of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Since its establishment, the mall is touted to provide luxurious shopping, dining, and entertainment experience not only to the residents but also tourists from other parts of the world. It homes around 370 international brands, 68 food and beverage outlets, and a 24 Screen Vox Cinemas for family entertainment purposes.

59. Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan

7 km
from city center
59 out of 59
places to visit in Abu Dhabi

Yet another architectural landmark of Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace is a larger than life heritage structure which stands as a testimony of United Arab Emirates and its leaders. The beauty of the palace is not just in its infrastructure but also its reflective culture and governance. The multi-functional palace made with white granite and limestone is an architectural legacy brimming with the best of UAE's artistry with excellence in design and decor. The enchanting zones and majestic hallways of the palace are worth taking a tour of.

FAQs on Abu Dhabi

Can you suggest an itinerary for Abu dhabi?

Day 1: Arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport and drive to one of the city's glamorous hotels. Visit the Etihad Tower's and Get a magnificent birds-eye view of Abu Dhabi at the Tower's Observation Deck. Then head to Marina Mall or the WTC Souk for an evening of Shopping. End the day by taking a Dhow cruise and experience Arab culture at its best. 

Day 2: Take a city tour where you will see some of Abu Dhabi's most iconic cultural sites like The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Qasr Al Muwaiji, Galleria and Rosewood, Louvre Museum, the Corniche, Heritage Village and more. 

Day 3: Spend the day at the Yas Islands, which comprises of the Yas Waterworld Theme Park, the famous Ferrari World theme park and the Emirates Palace hotel.

How can I commute within Abu dhabi?

Getting around Abu Dhabi is quite easy with the well-planned transport system and roads. Various landmarks are used to give directions. Taxis are easily available and that too at a reasonable price with fares starting at AED 3.5 between 6:00 to 22:00 and AED 4 between 22:00 to 6:00.

One can take a taxi anywhere around the emirate or book one at TransAD hotline 600 55353. Abu Dhabi has round the clock air-conditioned bus service, which is easy to use. A monthly pass for the bus costs AED 80 for daily commuters. Other options to best explore the emirate is through Jalboot Ferry, water taxi or car rental. For more information: http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/travel/around.the.emirate.aspx
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How much does a package cost for Abu dhabi?

The packages for Abu dhabi start at INR 13780 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Abu dhabi?

The top sightseeing places in Abu dhabi are Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Yas WaterWorld.

What are the top shopping places in Abu dhabi?

The top shopping places in Abu dhabi are Marina Mall Abu Dhabi , Women's Handicrafts Centre, Dalma Mall.

What are the top activities in Abu dhabi?

The top activities in Abu dhabi are [SALE] Ferrari World with Free Shuttle , Abu Dhabi Evening Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner, Louvre Abu Dhabi, [SALE] Warner Bros. World with Free Shuttle , Qasr Al Watan Presidential Palace Ticket in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Half Day City Tour From Abu Dhabi.
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