Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi (must see)

On your trip to Abu Dhabi, do not miss a visit to Corniche, a six kilometer long road that extends from the Sheraton Hotel to the Hilton Hotel. The city is bordered by this coastal boulevard which in turn is lined with many attractive gardens along the Corniche. The many gardens in the city is a direct result of Abu Dhabi ruler’s passion for greenery.

At each and every intersection of the Corniche, you will find a beautiful fountain. Enjoy the amazingly picturesque sites in the city with the elegant backdrop of modern buildings across the sea. Along Corniche’s seafront, you will find spectacular sandy beaches of Abu Dhabi.

Corniche is an ideal place for families to relax, for athletes who wish to practice and for children who love playing in open space. There is a cycling track for cycling enthusiasts. You will also find a variety of snack machines serving hungry visitors apart from clearly demarcated areas such as children’s playgrounds, beach volleyball court, walking track, swimming area and toilets. The swimming area is monitored by lifeguards. Corniche encourages people to get together and enjoy a memorable time. The refreshing landscape will certainly mesmerize you. Do not miss out a visit to this amazing tourist attraction on your trip to Abu Dhabi.

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Abu Dhabi Corniche on Map

Sight Name: Abu Dhabi Corniche
Sight Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Al Markaziyah Orientation Walk   Abu Dhabi Corniche Walk  

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.
Al Markaziyah Orientation Walk

Al Markaziyah Orientation Walk

Al Markaziyah is the downtown district of Abu Dhabi, also known as the Central Business District, which is dominated by ultramodern buildings – tall towers and skyscrapers – sided by fine parks and beautiful fountains. Aside from these, a visitor to Abu Dhabi will find many other attractions of historical, archaeological and architectural value. To find out which exactly and to understand the...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km
Abu Dhabi Corniche Walk

Abu Dhabi Corniche Walk

Corniche Road, or simply The Corniche, is a popular place in Abu Dhabi wrapping around the western side of the city's main island. Today it abounds in cycling paths, fountains and well manicured parks, yet it wasn't until the early 2000s that the Corniche was extended at the expense of the land reclaimed from the sea. Some of its earlier landmarks had to go during the process, while...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Abu Dhabi Self-Guided Tour (South-West)

Abu Dhabi Self-Guided Tour (South-West)

Abu Dhabi is home to a number of well-maintained parks and gardens, equally great for recreation, fun, and amusement. The city is also home to the most expensive hotel ever built, which clearly reflects the magnificence and luxury of the UAE capital.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Abu Dhabi Places of Worship

Abu Dhabi Places of Worship

Abu Dhabi is home to a wide range of multi-denominational religious buildings, including splendid Islamic mosques, beautiful catholic cathedrals, fine orthodox churches, and other sacred places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km