Ghaf Art Gallery (Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi) — Located near Khalidiyah Gardens, this trendy gallery hosts exhibitions featuring both local and international artists. For more information, call +971 2 665 5332.
Folklore Gallery (Zayed 1st Street in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi) — One of the oldest art and picture framing galleries in Abu Dhabi, the Folklore Gallery has a large display of local art and pottery. Call +971 02 6660361 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Emirates National Auto Museum — This museum is an amazing private collection of H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. The collection houses a vast array of cars and other vehicles; some seemingly bought from owners there and then, such as a customized camper van, others received as presents from all around the world. While […]
AL HILI ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK — The village of Al Hili, about 12 km north of Al Ain City, has become internationally known for its archaeological excavations which were conducted starting in the late 1960s. Teams from universities around the world have discovered remains of a settlement and tombs dating back to the third millennium BC, […]
AL AIN PALACE MUSEUM — Qasr al-Ain (Al Ain Palace) is one of the most important cultural places in Al Ain City and one of the best restored forts of Abu Dhabi Emirate. The family rooms and administration facilities are kept and furnished true to the original fort when HH Sheikh Zayed resided in the […]
AL AIN NATIONAL MUSEUM — Standing next to the Eastern Fort in Al Ain, the National Museum compiles relics and illustrative findings from the Stone Age until the early days of the United Arab Emirates. To understand life and cultures from the region’s past, the museum is a must visit. The museum consists of two […]
Corniche Pedal Power A fun and healthy way to tour the Corniche is to hire a bicycle. FunRideSports hires out a selection of cycles – from mountain bikes, to city bikes which can fit two or three passengers on the back, and even specially designed bikes for ladies wearing abayas. FunRideSports has four rental stations […]
Corniche Beach This lengthy stretch of beach extends along Corniche Road from near the Hilton Hotel to beyond Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, where you’ll find its main entrance. During the week you can usually find a beach umbrella, but during the weekend they may all go quickly. You can’t swim out very far; floating […]
Corniche Road (Abu Dhabi) — Cities like Nice, France and Havana, Cuba have their seaside boulevards. Abu Dhabi has something similar called Corniche Road – which spreads across an impressive eight kilometres of manicured waterfront that includes children’s play areas, separate cycle and pedestrian pathways, cafés and restaurants, and the Corniche Beach – a lifeguarded […]