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Sightseeing in Abu Dhabi - Cultural Sights 'Must Visit' & 'Must See'

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Abu Dhabi is a beautiful modern city that never ceases to amaze its visitors by the beautiful parks, skyscrapers, and fabulous mansions. The most beautiful villas and palaces are located close to the waterfront. You will find luxury shopping malls, entertainment centers and restaurants there. In the city’s suburbs you will find beautiful old mosques, beautiful Al Hosn Palace built in the end of the 19th century, and, finally, famous Hafeet Mountain. Magnificent Sheikh Zayed Mosque never ceases to attract travelers from different countries of the world. It is present in the list of the ten largest mosques in the world. The opening ceremony of the masque was held in 2007. The tomb of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first President of the UAE, is located near the mosque. Quite a notable fact - the mosque can be entered by anyone. Every day here are organized excursions for tourists, during which you can enjoy the beautifully decorated interior of the mosque and learn a lot about the culture and traditions of local residents.
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Abu Dhabi is one of the world's largest oil production centers. There is an oil exhibition near National University. The exhibition is devoted to the development of the industry. Travellers are also recommended to visit Historical Museum, the exhibition of which includes ancient manuscripts and documents older than one hundred years. Tourists with children should definitely visit the local zoo, and make a walk through beautiful Ain Fayyad Park, which is decorated with amazing fountains and statues. Central Market can be also called the local place of interest as this is the place where you can purchase wide range of products, from jewelry and perfume to household appliances and toys. The shopping complex is the location of more than four hundred pavilions, each of which offers a certain type of goods.
An Nasr Street is the best place for gifts as you will find best souvenir shops there. If you want to buy an authentic oriental rug in the memory of your trip, the best place for this kind of purchase will be the local Carpet market. Fans of walking usually consider Corniche Road is the best place of rest. There is nothing strange in this as the street looks more like a huge park. The length of the embankment estimates 10 kilometers and it is decorated with exotic plants, fragrant flower beds and beautiful fountains.
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Abu Dhabi: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Abu Dhabi.