Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi (PDF Chapter)
This is the Abu Dhabi chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guidebook.
The world’s largest hand-loomed carpet, the fastest roller coaster, the highest high tea, the tower with the greatest lean, the largest cluster of cultural buildings of the 21st century - Abu Dhabi is not afraid to challenge world records. Welcome to an exciting city where nothing stands still…except perhaps the heron’s in the capital’s protected mangroves.
- getting a glimpse of a sustainable future at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s pioneering eco-friendly community
- dining in glamorous style at the Emirates Palace
- touring the extraordinary Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with its 80-plus marble domes
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Al Markaziyah, Breakwater & around, Al Zahiyah & Al Maryah Island, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque & around, Al Mina & Saadiyat Island, and Yas Island & around.
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