Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is located opposite the continental territory on an island in the Persian Gulf. Its focus on oil trade and export is reflected in modern towers and commercial megacenters, such as those in Abu Dhabi and Marina. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is huge, has white marble domes and has a huge Persian rug, crystal chandeliers and capacity for 41,000 faithful.
At each end of the Corniche, a coastal promenade that runs along the main beach line, are the Emirates Palace, an iconic luxury resort built in an elegant Arab style, and the Dhow Harbor, a mooring for the boats of the same first name. Carpet and Iran souks offer an experience of the old bazaars, while the World Trade Center souk is more modern. The Heritage Village is a recreation of a traditional oasis camp where workshop stalls sell Arab crafts and other products. On the island of Yas, the Ferrari World motor theme park has the Formula Rossa roller coaster that reaches 240 km/h.
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
His name honors the first president of the United Arab Emirates, Zayed ibn Sultan Al Nahayan, who died in 2004. His final resting place is on the grounds next to the same mosque. It is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and can be visited by people from other religious denominations. The building complex has dimensions of approximately 290 m and 420 m, with an area of more than 12 hectares, excluding exterior gardens and vehicle parking.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The side profile of the iconic Ferrari World roof, designed by the architect firm Benoy, is similar to the Ferrari GT design.
The theme park cover, which measures 86,000 square meters and has a perimeter of 2,200 meters, is 50 meters above the ground. These factors make Ferrari World the largest indoor theme park in the world.
The roof of the building is crowned by the largest Ferrari logo ever created, measuring 65 meters long and 48.5 meters wide. 12,370 tons of steel were used to support the roof. The center of the complex is characterized by a 100 meter diameter glass funnel that houses the G-Force attraction.
Yas Marina Circuit
The Yas Marina Circuit is a racing circuit that was built on Yas Island to celebrate the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of Formula One. Since 2009 the track has also hosted races of the GT1 World Championship and the V8 Supercars, as well as The 12 Hours of the Gulf.
Yas Marina is located in an urban project that includes a theme park, marina, residential areas, a water park, sports and leisure areas, a hotel overlooking the circuit from the rooms and an exclusive tower for the sheikhs at the end of the main or long straight. Its twentieth and twenty-first curve crosses the natural island, passing through the marina and a winding road through sand dunes, with several long straight and tight curves.
It is one of the largest shopping centers in the world, it has more than 450 retail stores, restaurants, entertainment services and leisure facilities. Located in front of the city of Mohammed Bin Zayed and in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Within walking distance of the Maqta Bridge and the Abu Dhabi International Airport, Dalma Mall is one of Abu Dhabi’s commercial and tourist destinations and is known as being the favorite commercial center of Abu Dhabi.