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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Mosque
“The most beautiful place in the UAE! The cultural highlight of your stay. I have an Abaya if you need one :-). There is a coffeeshop too. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Museum
“The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Artworks from around the world are showcased at the museum, with particular focus placed upon bridging the gap between Eastern and Western art.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Lodging
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“Take a selfie picture of you and your friends and experience like a King and Queen inside the Palace.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Because you can see the skyline of Abu Dhabi city from the Mall side as well as visit the Breakwater.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Frozen Yogurt Shop
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“Take your slipper and go to the beach - one block away. In the winter there a lot of events, the summer is hard, VERY hot sun. Changing rooms and everything for your sports- and food activities there.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Theme Park
“A must place to reach in and experience the adrenalin speed of a ferrari race car. My family and I living together in this city as a resident.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“it is very exciting place, you can enjoy whole day with thrilling activity.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A mall with a hallway that fits a 3 ferrari cars.All branded stores that will enjoy your shopping.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the biggest mall in Abu Dhabi. All kinds of brands are available, great discounts and a huge supermarket. All you need is there!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“Amazing park next to a new water park also. You will enjoy the fastest roller coaster in the world!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Entertainment
“There are not so many places to see art in UAE. Saadiyat is still under development..”
  • 6 locals recommend
Place of worship
“You must see this beautiful architectural structure before you leave. Most importantly, you must learn about the great soul (Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan) who created this country.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Office
“This is a Mall on one side of the street and the traditional souq on the other side - you can even have some Arabic food at Tarbouche an Arabic Restaurant within the souq and buy souveniers from the little stores around, some Arabian spices, frankincence and more.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“For those looking for an upscale shopping experience. The Galleria at Al Maryah Island is less than 15-minute drive from your stay location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“World class wakeboarding cable park.. One of the best carting tracks. Lots of other activities.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“This a very nearby 24/7 food and grocery upscaled store. You can get your essentials there in slippers.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Is the restaurant right under the building complex that is famous for it labanese cuisine. People come here from all over the city and is open till 1 am on weekdays and 3am on weekends! Its always crowded. Must haves: Shawarma Mixed Grill (a mix of chicken & lamb grilled items)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Catch is a seafood restaurant and lounge with a view out to the gulf coast. Taking the stairs up to the rooftop, is the bar & shisha lounge that stays up all night!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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