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  2. Dubai
  3. Etihad Towers

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Mosque, Qasr Al Watan & Etihad Towers

Product ID: 223425
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Take a memorable journey through the capital city of UAE with this full day tour. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, marvel at the Al Watan Palace and see the splendid Etihad Towers.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Complimentary pickup is available from centrally-located hotels/accommodations in Dubai. Pickup from further locations such as Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jabel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities, Silicon Oasis City, or other areas, incurs an additional cost based on the location. If you require pickup from the Niaf, Gold Souq, and Al Sabkha areas, a pickup point is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. If you require pickup from Dubai Airport, a pickup point is available from the "Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel". To reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). Pickup will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call, or email. The duration of the tour includes the pickup and drop-off times.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Relish in the serenity of Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Admire the craftsmanship of the Al Watan Palace and learn about Arab culture and government
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of Abu Dhabi city from the observation deck of Etihad Towers
Full description
Experience a day of breathtaking buildings and views, with visits to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Al Watan Palace, and Etihad Towers. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Dubai. Relax during the scenic 90-minute journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. Visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE. Admire its shimmering white onion domes. Enter the mosque and be spellbound by its breathtaking interior – a symphony of marble, gold, crystals, and ceramics. Stand under the world’s third-largest chandelier made of millions of Swarovski crystals. Admire the world’s largest carpet, which measures over 5000 square-meters and required 1200 carpet knotters to make.

Stop for Lunch at the Marina Mall. Choose to either enjoy a delicious lunch at your own expense at one of the mall’s restaurants and food courts, or select the buffet lunch option.

Afterward, visit the Etihad Towers, an entertainment hub consisting of five luxurious skyscrapers. Ride the elevator up to the Observation deck located on the 74th floor. From there, take in a spectacular view of the Abu Dhabi skyline including the Emirates Palace and the Presidential Palace.

Explore the Qasr Al Watan, the “Palace of the Nation.” This splendid palace offers insight into Arab heritage and the governing principles that shaped the history of the UAE. Explore the Palace’s fascinating exhibits and marvel at its exquisite craftsmanship. Afterward, return to your accommodations in Dubai.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • Professional licensed tour guide in your selected language
  • Entrance fees
  • An Abaya during the Mosque tour (for female guests, to be returned after the tour)
  • Cold mineral water
  • Lunch (if option is selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
  • Guided tour within the Al Watan Palace (entrance only)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• When visiting the mosque women must wear long loose clothing and should ensure their arms, legs, and head are fully covered. Men must cover shoulders and below knees. Tattoos should be covered properly.
• At the mosque, a long abaya with a scarf (long black dress attire) will be provided to women by the local partner, which has to be returned. No clothing will be provided for men.
• On Fridays, the mosque is open from 5 PM to 7 PM. It's not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during Islamic festivals. The mosque may be closed to tourists on certain dates, which would be announced by the authorities a few days before.
• Qasr Al Watan has the right to close the entrance without any notice, during a Presidential Event.
The palace will provide a shuttle bus from the main gate to the entrance.
• Please note guided tours are not permitted in the palace. However, your guide will explain the key features of the palace prior to entry.
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 65 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 223425