4 Hour Cultural Tour of Abu Dhabi – Private Tour

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Witness the highlights of Abu Dhabi on this 4-hour sightseeing tour of the UAE’s dazzling capital. Traveling between the sights in an air-conditioned Vehicle, visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a vision of white domes, minarets and courtyards; explore the recreated old desert settlement at the Heritage Village, with its Bedouin tents and craft demonstrations; and admire the beaches, gardens and gleaming high-rises.
As you explore, gain a fascinating insight into the history, culture, and future of this beautiful city from your guide.
Visit Women’s Handicraft Centre – The small museum within is the chance to examine and learn about local artists’ handiwork.
Zayed Center – This museum, housed in an Emirati heritage village replete with camels, is an incredible homage to the man who shaped the nation.

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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Witness the highlights of Abu Dhabi on this 4-hour sightseeing tour of the UAE’s dazzling capital. Traveling between the sights in an air-conditioned Vehicle, visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a vision of white domes, minarets and courtyards; explore the recreated old desert settlement at the Heritage Village, with its Bedouin tents and craft demonstrations; and admire the beaches, gardens and gleaming high-rises.
As you explore, gain a fascinating insight into the history, culture, and future of this beautiful city from your guide.
Visit Women’s Handicraft Centre – The small museum within is the chance to examine and learn about local artists’ handiwork.
Zayed Center – This museum, housed in an Emirati heritage village replete with camels, is an incredible homage to the man who shaped the nation.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Lead to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, known as the Grand Mosque, and one of the world’s biggest mosques. Admire the spectacular domes and minarets of this vast white marble edifice, and go inside with your guide to view the interior as you learn how the mosque can accommodate some 40,000 people.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Women’s Handicrafts Centre, Karama St Women’s Association Complex, Al Mushrif, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

This creative initiative is run by the Abu Dhabi Women’s Association as a showcase for local arts and crafts. The small museum within is the chance to examine and learn about local artists’ handiwork. There is also a shop on site.
The round buildings near the museum are workshops where female artists display distinctive Arabian oils, handmade souvenirs, incense, local dress, silver thread work, and weaving. You should remove your shoes before entering each hut, and ask for photography permission.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Zayed Heritage Center, Al Bateen Warf, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

For a fascinating sneak peek into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, affectionately known as the ‘Father of the Nation’, visit the Zayed Centre in Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen district.
This museum, housed in an Emirati heritage village replete with camels, is an incredible homage to the man who shaped the nation. A photo gallery of Sheikh Zayed and many visiting regional and international royalty and dignitaries lines the walls of the museum, which is also full of personal memorabilia such as his favourite hunting rifles.
Taking centre stage are the late President’s cherished vehicles – which he often drove through the city without a bodyguard – and gifts he received from all over the world such as stuffed lions and cheetahs.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Heritage Village, Dubai, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Visit the Heritage village to experience the traditional aspects of the desert way of life, and immerse yourself in the time capsule that brings to life a souk, a mosque and an encampment from pre-modernized Abu Dhabi. You can shop, explore artifacts and watch artisans making pottery, blowing glass and weaving fabric on a loom.
Run by the Emirates Heritage Club, this reconstruction of a traditional oasis village provides an interesting glimpse into the emirate’s past and features public workshops where craftsmen demonstrate traditional skills such as metal work, pottery, weaving and spinning. The craftsmen share their skills with visitors, and occasionally offer them a chance to try them out. The little spice shop within the village offers a range of dried herbs, handmade soaps and plenty of souvenirs to collect.

Duration: 45 minutes



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