Zesty amusement in Abu Dhabi – Adventure awaits!

Growing as a tourist hub each passing day, the UAE has heavily invested in Abu Dhabi to invite and entice its visitors. Want to know about the theme parks in Abu Dhabi?

Ferrari World

If it’s the adrenaline rush that you seek, Ferrari World is the place to be. This theme park is home to the Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster that accelerates to around 240 kilometres an hour in a mere 5 seconds. The park also presents other exciting rides and attractions as well. After a day well spent here, you can check yourself into any one of the Abu Dhabi resorts around to unwind and relax, such as the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara for example.

Yas Waterworld

The ideal place to relax and beat the heat while enjoying yourself. Yas Waterworld features over forty rides and attractions, including the longest suspended roller coaster in all of the Middle East.

IMG Worlds of Adventure

This is the world’s largest indoor theme park. You’ll also find various rides themed after popular characters from both Cartoon Network and Marvel.

Wild Wadi Water Park

Having opened all the way back in 1998, the Wild Wadi Water Park has proven itself over the years as an excellent place to come and unwind. With over 17 rides and a ton of pools and attractions, it is an ideal place for family-friendly fun.

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The Radiating Sheik Zayed Mosque – Bask in Beauty!

One of the world’s largest mosques and a significant work of art in terms of architecture, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is breath-taking. Want to know more about the mosque?

Key Architectural Elements

If you’re planning to go sightseeing in Abu Dhabi, while you’re relaxing at any one of its amazing hotels, such as the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort, for example, an architectural marvel like the Sheik Zayed Mosque is an excellent place to seek. It features 82 impressive domes, over 1000 columns, the world’s biggest hand-knotted carpet and beautiful 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers.

Minarets

This mosque features four minarets that are each an astounding 106 metres tall. They reflect Andalusian, Mameluke and Moroccan architectural styles. Their design is comprised of three geometric shapes.

Carpet

The main prayer hall showcases a carpet with an intricate design that resembles Islamic medallions and was designed by the artist Dr Ali Khaliqi. This single-piece carpet took a total of two years to be completed as is 5,700 square metres in size.

Chandeliers

Another gorgeous facet here are its seven crystal chandeliers by Faustig of Munich, the biggest of which is fifteen metres tall, ten meters across and weighs at 12 tonnes.

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Why Visit Abu Dhabi During Ramadan – For a Tranquil Vacation Experience…

Ramadan the night month of the Islamic calendar and it is regarded as one of the holiest and happiest months among Muslims. Read on to know more about Ramadan and things you could do when you visit Abu Dhabi during this month of devotion and celebration.

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Overview

Ramadan is observed by Muslims as the month of fasting. People fast during the day and eat after sundown and the month’s final day is celebrated as a festival. Islamic nations such as the UAE prepare for the final day from the beginning of the month cities like Abu Dhabi offer its guest a myriad of attractions and things to do during Ramadan.

Shopping around

Abu Dhabi is also known as a shopaholic’s paradise and during the month of Ramadan malls and shops boom with crowd due to the sales and cheap prices of the commodities. Visitors will also have more choice as shop owners fill up their stocks to address high demands!

Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

There is no better time to visit this magnificent and holy place of worship than Ramadan! This is by far one of the most beautiful Mosques in the UAE and is certainly a spectacle to watch. Since you are visiting here during a holy month ensure that you are aware of the times when visitors are allowed and when its only open to worshippers.

Settle in and relax at a resort

Planning your vacation at any of the Abu Dhabi luxury resorts is a good idea to spend a carefree and relaxing vacation. Also, resort properties the likes of Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara offer exclusive packages for their guests to enjoy their stay and observe the festivities better during the festival month.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+