1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Abu Dhabi
  3. Corniche

From Abu Dhabi Port: Abu Dhabi Half–Day City Tour

Product ID: 218667
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Discover the culture, history, and architecture of Abu Dhabi during a half-day sightseeing tour. Witness incredible carpets, marble ornaments, and decorative interiors at the Grand Mosque. Experience traditional life at the Heritage Village and Museum.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
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  • Admire the stunning interiors of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Take a walk along the wonderful City Corniche and admire the views
  • Make photo stops at the Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers
  • Travel back in time with a visit to Heritage Village and museum exhibits
Full description
Get picked up by your guide in an air-conditioned vehicle from Abu Dhabi Port. First, head over to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to admire its white marble structure consisting of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs. Here you can also see the world's largest hand-knotted carpet which is kept in the main prayer hall. Then, get taken to the city Corniche that contains sandy beach, restaurants, and children's play area.

After this, admire the splendid views of the Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers as you are wowed by the wonderful architecture and landscapes. Take this opportunity to snap some nice photos as you pass by. Continue your tour to the UAE Heritage Village, where you can see reconstructions of traditional desert life. Visit Abu Dhabi Museum located inside the village and explore the exhibitions that showcase different professions practiced like carpentry, glass making, and weaving.

At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at Abu Dhabi Port with plenty of time for your onward departure.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Abu Dhabi port
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • A professional, licensed, bilingual tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

When you get there

Meeting point

Abu Dhabi port - arrivals hall meeting area inside the cruise terminal.

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Know before you go
• Please note the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is only open on Fridays between 5:00PM-7:00PM and will be closed on some specific dates; the announcement of these days will be notified a few days before and it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during certain Islamic festivals
• To enter the mosque, women must wear long loose clothing, and ensure their arms, legs, and heads are fully covered; the tour operator can provide a long-local Abaya with a scarf (long black dress-attire)
• To enter the mosque, men must not show above their knees and should cover their shoulders; the operator does not provide any clothes for men
• If this dress code is not met, entry will be refused
• This tour operates with a worry-free policy which guarantees your return to the cruise terminal in time for your onward departure
• The tour duration includes pickup and drop off time