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The oldest market in Abu Dhabi where you can feel the Oriental charm and the spirit of Arabic street trading while walking along unique maze of narrow market streets.
The old open-air market is a unique labyrinth of narrow market streets. The market stalls offer all kinds of goods: antiquities, handmade items, jewelry, carpets, fabrics, clothes and and a host of other things.
This rundown bazaar is distinctly different from present-day markets. But exactly this feature makes it special. The Oriental flavour, distinctive character and a chance to experience all the charm of market haggling attract curious travellers.
Photo: The Old Souq
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Take a walk through the old bazaar
Abu Dhabi is growing, changing and improving, but some places remain almost unchanged. One of them is Old Souk, where you can buy authentic souvenirs.FREE12
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More places to visit in Abu Dhabi
Yas mall is the biggest in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the second biggest in the country. It is located on the famous man-made Yas Island.14
Yas Waterworld Waterpark
The highlight of this unusual and really grandiose water-park is amusement rides that can't be found anywhere else in the world.22
This place attracts travelers with a possibility to visit the Date Festival. Also the landscapes of Liwa oasis are so unusual that they create a sense of a true mirage.30
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel
This hotel is the embodiment of the highest standards of luxury vacation, that is beyond comparison in Abu Dhabi. Here you can find an awesome observation platform.8
Eastern Mangrove Lagoon
This first of the five existing mangrove reserves is under the aegis of the state. Its pristine lagoon is home for rare species of birds and animals.21
The world's largest Ferrari theme park is a unique concentration of attractions, restaurants, boutiques and shops.18
The Manarat Al Saadiyat Museum
Here you can get familiar with the contemporary art and find out more about the history of Saadiyat Island. The museum holds all kinds of exhibitions of local and foreign masters.19
Emirates Park Zoo
This zoo attracts both adults and children because it is different from other zoos for the possibility to interact with most species, feed and even pat them.19
Emirates Palace Hotel
The presidential hotel that looks like an exquisite Arabian palace - Emirates Palace is one of the best hotels in the Emirates - the breathtaking epitome of luxury and wealth.21
The Corniche is another outstanding sight in Abu Dhabi. Parks, night clubs, restaurants and beach - exciting things that won't let you just pass by.22
Qasr Al Hosn fort
The oldest building in Abu Dhabi, which is called its birthplace. It is next to the modern skyscrapers, recalling the past of the emirate.33
The Capital Gate
Skyscraper with the biggest inclination angle (18°)! The Capital Gates holds offices, a 5-star hotel and panoramic-view restaurant.11