Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi (must see)

Abu Dhabi Corniche, a must-visit destination on your trip to Abu Dhabi, stretches for six kilometers along a scenic coastal boulevard, running from the Sheraton Hotel to the Hilton Hotel. This picturesque road is bordered by many enchanting gardens, a testament to the ruler's passion for greenery and the city's dedication to creating beautiful public spaces.

As you travel along the Corniche, you'll be greeted by charming fountains at every intersection, adding to the overall beauty and serenity of the area. The modern buildings that grace the skyline across the sea provide an elegant backdrop to the breathtaking views along the boulevard.

The Corniche's seafront is adorned with spectacular sandy beaches, offering a delightful escape for locals and tourists alike. Whether you seek relaxation or recreation, the Corniche has something for everyone. Families can unwind in the inviting atmosphere, athletes have ample space for their practices, and children can revel in the open playgrounds.

The Corniche provides well-defined areas for specific activities, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for all visitors. Children can frolic in the specially designed playgrounds, sports enthusiasts can engage in beach volleyball, and those seeking a leisurely stroll can walk along the scenic track. Lifeguards diligently monitor the swimming area, ensuring safety for those who wish to take a dip in the azure waters.

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Abu Dhabi Corniche on Map

Sight Name: Abu Dhabi Corniche
Sight Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (See walking tours in Abu Dhabi)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Create Your Own Walk in Abu Dhabi

Create Your Own Walk in Abu Dhabi

Creating your own self-guided walk in Abu Dhabi is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Abu Dhabi Seaside Walking Tour

Abu Dhabi Seaside Walking Tour

Corniche Road, or simply the Corniche, is an idyllic meeting point between opulent urbanity and the tranquil embrace of the Arabian Gulf's azure expanse. Wrapping around the western side of Abu Dhabi's main island extended in the early 2000s at the expense of the land reclaimed from the sea, today the Corniche serves as a high-end recreational area, offering a mix of cultural attractions...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Abu Dhabi Downtown Walking Tour

Abu Dhabi Downtown Walking Tour

Embraced by the shimmering shores of the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi is the regal capital and largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The region's name in Arabic means "Father of the Gazelle" and is likely due to the graceful gazelles that once roamed its lands in the past.

The history of Abu Dhabi dates back to ancient times, with evidence of human habitation stretching...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles