Abu Dhabi Self-Guided Tour (South-West) (Self Guided), Abu Dhabi

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.
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Abu Dhabi Self-Guided Tour (South-West) Map

Guide Name: Abu Dhabi Self-Guided Tour (South-West)
Guide Location: United Arab Emirates » Abu Dhabi (See other walking tours in Abu Dhabi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Author: leticia
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The Emirates Palace Hotel

1) The Emirates Palace Hotel (must see)

No tourist to Abu Dhabi returns without visiting the iconic five star luxury Emirates Palace Hotel. This hotel exquisitely combines the latest technology with the regal Arabian splendor.

Emirates Palace is located on 1.3 km of private beach and surrounded by 85 hectares of gardens, with 114 domes that are 80 meters high. It is situated close to many popular local attractions such as Marina shopping mall, diplomatic and business areas; also at a 30 minute drive from Abu Dhabi airport and 1.5 hours drive from Dubai airport.

With a kids zone, an energy zone, the mystical Anantara Spa and water sports, such as windsurfing, snorkeling and sailing, this is the place to be in. Enjoy yourself at the West Pool along with your family indulging in exhilarating water adventure. Or simply relax and rejuvenate at the East Pool where you will encounter absolute serenity and stillness. Walk through the pristine sands of the beach or take a leisure dip into one of the two extravagant pools, enjoy flexing your muscles at any of the two well equipped gyms or play an energetic game of tennis at the floodlit tennis courts.

Stay at the Emirates Palace Hotel and you will find yourself discovering exciting possibilities each moment.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Bainunah Roundabout Fountain

2) Bainunah Roundabout Fountain

The Bainunah Roundabout Fountain is located near the pleasant Zalamat Garden, on the Bainunah Roundabout. The fountain is both beautiful and miraculous, as it blends perfectly with the surrounding area. The Al Bateen Mosque is also located next to the fountain‎.
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Sultan Bin Yousef Mosque‎

3) Sultan Bin Yousef Mosque‎

The Sultan Bin Yousef Mosque‎ is located behind the Bateen Mall, near the Secondary School for Girls in Abu Dhabi. The mosque was named in honor of Sultan Bin Yousef and features two beautiful green domes.
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Abu Bakr Al Siddique Mosque‎

4) Abu Bakr Al Siddique Mosque‎

The Abu Bakr Al Siddique Mosque is situated on Al Falah street, near the Al Khalidiyah School in Abu Dhabi. This local place of worship is not as big as some other city’s mosques, yet it does represent a splendid example of Islamic architecture.
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Khalidiya Garden

5) Khalidiya Garden

Khalidiya Garden is one of the most popular parks in Abu Dhabi. Located in Al Khalidiya neighborhood, the park features beautiful palms and is a perfect place for recreation and leisure. Locals and tourists, children and adults, will all find something to enjoy at Khalidiya Garden.

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 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 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
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