Colors of Abu Dhabi - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Local residents are distinguished by quite a peculiar character. They have great attention to all the religious customs and traditions, so guests of the city also have to respect the established order. Thus, the appearance of a person and his/her clothes in particular has a big importance for the local people. Do not wear bright and revealing clothes when you make a walk in the city. Tight clothes are also not recommended - it can confuse the locals.
The fashionable Royal Rose Hotel deserves special attention among romantic hotels in Abu Dhabi. It’s located in the unique building, the French-styled luxurious palace of the 17th … Open
If you are coming to Abu Dhabi in late April, do your best to visit the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. It is held annually in the National Exhibition Center of Abu Dhabi. The event takes place for almost a week and is considered the most rapidly developing book fair in the entire region of the Persian Gulf. Here you will see more than 600,000 different books of different styles and directions. One of the best events for the fans of extreme sports in Emirates is the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. This is one of the most prestigious annual international rallies. This five-day spectacular cross-country race is organized by the UAE Auto Tourist Club and opens the season for rallies such as the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup and the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship.
1761 can be considered the official date of the city foundation. In this year a source of the fresh water was discovered, and people from Bani Yas tribe created a protective fort around it. … Open
Grand Prix of Formula 1 in Abu Dhabi is the most important annual races in the world. The event itself passes along the Yas Marina highway, but during this day, the whole city is infected with the "racing fever". When Grand Prix comes to an end, all the participants and guests get down at the nightly concerts of world music stars. This experience will make your trip to Abu Dhabi even more unforgettable. The connoisseurs of art will be interested to visit the Abu Dhabi Art - a popular exhibition-fair of contemporary fine art, in which the leading art galleries from around the world take part. The exhibition presents various works, from masterpieces of recognized masters to the works of young artists. The exhibition takes place on Saadiyat Island, at the UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2010 and at the Manarat Al Saadiyat Exhibition Center. What makes this event even more exciting is the free admission, but you will need to pay for participation in various interesting seminars. If you want to participate and demonstrate art - you must register, and for some rooms, there is an age restriction.
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Abu Dhabi. Learn the best periods to visit Abu Dhabi to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Abu Dhabi.