Abudhabi is the capital of UAE and the second largest city as well. Tourists find Abudhabi to be a treat as there are endless number of places to visit and interesting things to do.
Some places of interest are:
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the most sacred place of worship in Abudabhi. It is the key place of worship for Friday gathering and Eid prayers. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (SZGMC) offices are located in the east minarets. The mosque is an architectural treasure and an epitome of religious harmony. There are no restrictions to people of any origin. There are Sheikh Zayed Mosque guided tours of 60 minutes duration available from Saturday to Thursday at 10 AM and 11 AM in the morning and 4.30 pm in the evening. The mosque is large enough to accommodate over 40,000 worshipers.
Yas Links Abu Dhabi
This Golf club is the 95th best golf course in the world and Middle East’s only true links course. It was designed by Kyle Phillips, the world-renowned course architect. Yas Links is distinguished by private boat mooring and a fine dining restaurant, with stunning views of Abu Dhabi’s 21st century skyline thrown in for free, as well as a private lawn for events and croquet.
Manarat al Saadiyat
The meaning of Manarat al Saadiyat is Place of Enlightment.Located on Saadiyat, this artistic venue houses exhibition with international collections from around the world, including three major galleries, a central events gallery, sales centre, 250-seat theatre, and restaurant.
Emirates national Auto Museum
The National Auto Museum is around 45 kilometers south of Abudhabi city. It is a pyramid structure which houses 200 cars belonging to HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. The public get to see the Sheikh's Mercedes rainbow collection and the world's largest truck, along with off-road vehicles and classic American cars.
Entry fee: AED 50 (US$ 13.6), children under 10 enter for free
Where: South of Abu Dhabi, Hamim Road, Off E11, Al Gharbia
Telephone: +971 55 7492155
The Ferrari World is a Ferrari themed amusement park, located on Yas Island. This park is home to Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster. It is also the world’s largest indoor theme park. Ferrari world features the largest Ferrari Store in the world and an interactive Ferrari boutique too.
Zayed Sports City Ice Rink
This is the coolest spot in Abudhabi which provides wholesome entertainment to all age groups. It also hosts a pro-shop, a dance studio, private event space and the best pizza in town at Figaro’s.Zayed Sports City Ice Rink is open from 9:00 am – 10:00 p.m and session times vary. Thursdays are for ladies only. Kids will find it most promising to learn ice skating. Various competitions like Ice hockey etc are also held here.
Caracal shooting club
The Caracal Shooting Club is the first commercial shooting club in Abu Dhabi. The Club boasts a lavish 25m range along with a broad range of amenities that include a 10m simulation shooting range, an impressive retail outlet and a luxury shop operated by a leading franchise.
For more information:
About Abu Dhabi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Govt official site: www.abudhabi.ae/en