What to do in Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi Attractions

Wondering how to keep busy in Abu Dhabi? Breathe easy. We've pulled together some excellent ideas for you. Mouthwatering food, a captivating history and spectacular attractions — this energetic city has them all.

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What to do in Abu Dhabi

Free Things to Do in Abu Dhabi

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's possible to entertain yourself in Abu Dhabi without paying a cent.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank - Well known among local residents, this place is worth visiting.

St. Andrew's Church - No matter your religious leanings, this place will invoke a sense of reverence in you.

Open Beach - Devour your favorite novel or play some tunes while you're catching those rays.

Capital Garden - Grab your rug, throw together a quick snack and find a cozy area to appreciate Mother Nature.

Things to Do in Abu Dhabi with Kids

There are loads of memorable experiences in Abu Dhabi that the entire gang will enjoy. These are a few of the best family friendly experiences around.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Abu Dhabi on a sunny day?
What to do in Abu Dhabi on a rainy day?
What is Abu Dhabi famous for?
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a symbol of Abu Dhabi, so be sure to allow time to visit.
What should I not miss in Abu Dhabi?
Put these attractions high on your sightseeing list to make the most of your trip:

  • Ferrari World
  • Abu Dhabi Mall
  • Marina Mall
  • Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Are there cheap things to do in Abu Dhabi?
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What can you do in Abu Dhabi for free?
You’ll hardly have time to dig your wallet out of your bag with so many incredible free attractions:

  • Abu Dhabi Mall
  • Marina Mall
  • Yas Mall
  • Corniche Beach

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