About Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), As well as being the largest of the seven Emirates federation, occupying approximately 87% of the total area of the UAE. territory.
This island capital is characterised by its signature Corniche, which fronts the amazing turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. At one end of the Corniche is the breakwater where many tourists and residents spend their weekends, to rest and relax, while at the other end you can stroll through the main Port and Souq’s (market). You can walk, cycle, roller blade or drive the Corniche. Journey to the tip of the Corniche, where the majestic Emirates Palace Hotel, one of the world’s most impressive hotel sits. While at the far end is the Marina Mall one of the largest and most important retail developments in Abu Dhabi, also a comprehensive leisure facility, with restaurants and entertainment for all ages.
Abu Dhabi itself is an island surrounded by nearly 200 smaller Islands, like Yas Island home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi (world's largest indoor theme park) and The Formula 1 Yas Marina Circuit. Saadiyat Island, featuring the Zayed National Museum. Al Reem Island, Futaisi Island and Sir Baniyas Island.
Abu Dhabi is also home to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the 8th largest mosque in the world. Sheikh Zayed Mosque stands out for it's exquisite architecture and stunning décor. Appropriate dress is necessary but can be provided at the entrance to Sheikh Zayed Mosque.