Abu Dhabi Itinerary For First Time Guests
Due to its location on the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi is one of the top tourist cities in the Emirates. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, is a well-organized metropolis. Spend at least 24 hours exploring the area’s most popular attractions.
It is easy to travel to Abu Dhabi from countries on the Green List including Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Singapore, Iceland, New Zealand, Russia and Australia … so tourists do not have to go through preventive quarantine upon arrival that citizens from countries that are not on the green list, who spend a 10-day quarantine period and have to undergo a PCR test.
Download the “Al Hosn app“And receive a free airport PCR test. Leaving the hotel is only permitted 24 hours after receipt of the negative result.
Abu Dhabi Itinerary – Sightseeing in 24 hours
Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi
Visiting times and directions to the Heritage Village:
Sat to Thu: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Heritage Village Abu Dhabi
The village displays the ancient legacy of Abu Dhabi’s residents, including Bedouin life in tents and wood-burning stoves used to make Arabic coffee and others. The village includes many open museums and old workshops as well as shops for traditional handicrafts, spices and herbs and is considered one of the most important places of tourism in Abu Dhabi.
As for its design, it conforms to its content which suggests ancient civilization and heritage and once you see it you will not be able to visit it. It was built to reflect the life, the environment and the conditions they lived in in the past, in order to preserve the authentic Arab heritage and to remain the pride of the citizens of the Emirates.
There is a children’s playground, swings and restaurants, and the village is on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, and at the end of each week there is a weekly cultural heritage festival with a variety of entertainment shows.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Be sure to visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is a 20-minute drive from Heritage Villagewhich is one of the largest mosques in the country and the greatest architectural works intermingling between the Islamic religion and the different cultures of the world. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, the founder of the United Arab Emirates, had ordered the construction of this Great Mosque in order to integrate different schools of Islamic architecture and to celebrate cultural diversity by creating a welcoming and inspiring oasis creates.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
British, Italian and Emirati engineers worked to build this mosque, the ideas of which were inspired by Pakistan, Morocco, Egypt and other Islamic countries, and the result was an impressive architectural masterpiece.
The largest carpet in the world covers the floors inside the mosque with an area of about 5,600 square meters and a total weight of 47 tons; 35 tons of it was wool and 47 tons of cotton yarn.
There are free tours or you can visit the mosque and see Sheikh Zayed’s tomb at any time except during prayer times.
After that, you can have lunch in many restaurants in the area.
Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi
Opening times: 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
We recommend a visit to the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi on the island “Yas”, the second branch of the “Louvre” museum in Paris. It contains distinctive paintings, antiques and ancient buildings in its sections, each of which tells a specific story.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Yas Island is one of the entertainment and tourist destinations full of arts and entertainment attractions and has ideal weather all year round, which makes it more suitable for tourism and recreation. Yas Island is about half an hour’s drive from the heart of Abu Dhabi; Hence, it is one of the easiest areas to visit as it is near the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and Yas Island is also home to many attractions including Warner Bros World, a subsidiary of Disneyland in the United Arab Emirates, Yas Marina and Marina Circuit. Yas or as it is known as that Marina Circuit, in addition to Ya’s water world (Water world) and also the famous Ferrari world.
Ferrari World, Yas Island
Ferrari world in Abu Dhabi is the first amusement park of its kind that tells the events of Ferrari history in detail and inspires visitors with 20 educational games and more, because it is one of the most attractive theme parks in various interactive aspects, and it also shows original Italian everywhere wonderful restaurants, there are games for different ages as well as activities.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (Yas Island)
On Yas Island, the sprawling world of Warner Bros is dedicated to the heroes and villains from cartoons, films and comics, with games centered around these characters that attract families with kids and teens who crave distinctive games that combine 4 – D interactive content with tension and challenge.
Historic landmark (Sa – Thu 10:00 am – 9:00 pm)
Qasr al Hosn in Abu Dhabi
Qasr Al Hosn, also known as the Old Fort or White Fort, is the oldest building in Abu Dhabi and one of its important historical landmarks. It was built in 1793 as the residence of the ruling family and seat of government. The interior of Al Hosn Fort has been modernized and is currently used as a museum that retraces the history and culture of Abu Dhabi with many historical photos. The inner courtyard and the impressive tile work above the main north gate are remarkable.
Qasr al Hosna
These are some of the best Abu Dhabi day tour destinations that you can visit in 24 hours by managing your time. Please make comments and share if you like this article?
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