Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village & Dates Market

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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; browse the Souk and bustling Dates Market; and admire the beaches, gardens and gleaming high-rises. As you explore, gain fascinating insight into the history, culture and future of this beautiful city from your guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily prayers, Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid, it may be visited by more than 41,000 people.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Al Bateen Beach

You will drive pass to have view of Sheikh's palace from Outside.

Pass By:

Drive pass through Emirates Palace, Jumeirah Etihad Tower, Presidential Palace and a quick photo stop.

Pass By: Emirates Palace

The architecture of the palace is stunning and very luxurious. It uses the high end material in finishing the palaces interior such a perfect chance to enjoy a palace free of charge. The hotel has a number of restaurants and caffees.

Pass By: Qasr Al Watan

The Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi is one of the main landmarks in the UAE, and is used to house the offices of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE, in addition to Cabinet Ministers.

Stop At: Heritage Village

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: 30 minutes

Pass By: The Corniche

Drive pass along the Corniche.

Stop At: Abu Dhabi Dates Market

This is the main and biggest market to get dates in Abu Dhabi. The various products of date species are available usually in they market during the season. You can find date products from Oman and Saudi as well. The prices you can get here are the best in town.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Founder's Memorial

The Founder’s Memorial is a permanent national tribute dedicated to commemorating the life, legacy and values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE. A place to learn about Sheikh Zayed through art, nature, words, stories, and multimedia experiences, The Founder’s Memorial offers visitors a range of personal encounters with the late Sheikh Zayed as a man and as a leader, enabling people to gain a deeper understanding of his vast influence on the UAE and the wider world.

Duration: 20 minutes
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