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    Visiting Abu Dhabi

    Useful information and tips for international travellers

    Where will you start your extraordinary Abu Dhabi story?

    With three distinct destinations in just one Emirate, Abu Dhabi is a truly extraordinary destination, where respect for the past informs the present and shapes the future. This is a destination of historic buildings, thrilling headline attractions, engaging tours and a packed calendar of headline events covering the arts, culture, sports and concerts. Abu Dhabi is an extraordinary destination that will exceed your expectations.

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      A destination for the whole family

      Feed your need for speed on the planet’s fastest rollercoaster, meet your favourite comic book heroes in our world-class theme parks or get up close and personal to more than 10,000 free-roaming animals at a unique wildlife park - Abu Dhabi is truly a destination the whole family can enjoy!

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      Discover culture and heritage

      For an authentic taste of Abu Dhabi’s heritage, leave the skyscrapers behind and discover the emirate's symbolic birthplace in the centre of Abu Dhabi city, and then make for the rustic charms of Al Ain. About 90 minutes from Abu Dhabi, the emirate’s UNESCO-inscribed Heritage Heartland is one of the oldest permanently inhabited settlements.

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      Calling all lovers of luxury

      From the iconic Emirates Palace, the private oasis of Nurai Island and the mystical Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort to the plethora of luxury brands at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island and the Avenue at Etihad Towers, the deluxe delights of Abu Dhabi will astound and amaze you.

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      Active Abu Dhabi

      Culture, history and adventure co-exist in this emirate, offering visitors a variety of exciting ways to experience Abu Dhabi by air, land or sea. Whether it’s living life in the fast lane on a world-famous Formula One track, flying high like a bird over the city skyline by helicopter, or cruising our waters in a traditional pearling boat, you’ll discover more than you ever thought possible.

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      Enjoy extraordinary events

      Abu Dhabi is an eventful destination with an action-packed calendar featuring international music, heritage and cultural festivals, sports, gourmet, high profile business conferences and vibrant trade fairs. Sort your plans now...

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      The ultimate Abu Dhabi itineraries

      Stopping over in Abu Dhabi for a few hours and want a taste of what the city has to offer? Already here and want suggestions for how to fill the next couple of days? Planning your family holiday and want to make the most of your time in the Emirate? Whatever you're looking for, our comprehensive selection of pre-planned itineraries is sure to give you some great ideas...

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      All you need is some Vitamin Sea

      With many of the emirate’s world class hotels offering their own beachfront facilities, Abu Dhabi’s public and club beaches offer visitors and residents alike a different way to escape the city, soak up some rays and enjoy our shimmering turquoise waters.

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      Abu Dhabi 101

      Whether you're planning a visit to Abu Dhabi or are already in the emirate, this section provides a host of useful information to help you make the most of your time here.

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      There’s more to business #InAbuDhabi

      Where East meets West, you can unlock the true potential of your business and make your ideas a reality in Abu Dhabi. Whether you want to thrill delegates with a ride on the world’s fastest rollercoaster, give them a genuine feel of Arabia with a trip to the Oasis City of Al Ain or explore the majestic Liwa Desert - the options are as diverse as the terrain.

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