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Construction of immense complexity and incredibility in the history of bridge engineering is truly deserves to be awarded the most significant prize in architecture sphere.
Sheikh Zayed Bridge connects the mainland of the Emirates with Abu Dhabi. This incredible construction built according to the project of architect Zaha Hadid was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize - the most significant award in the field of architecture. The fact that the construction is named after the ruler of the Emirates is another acknowledgment of the bridge value.
Photo: Sheikh Zayed bridge, © milimet design
The bridge is 842 meters long, it has two four-lane roads at the height of 20 meters above the water level; each of them is attached to the peculiar sine-waves and its shape resembles sand dunes. At night when the bridge highlighting is on the construction is even more spectacular.
Photo: Sheikh Zayed Bridge, © Adrian Hickey
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More places to visit in Abu Dhabi
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
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
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
Hiltonia Beach Club
Hiltonia is the best place for water sports located in the western part of the Corniche. Here you can opt for a banana boat, go water skiing, canoeing, scuba diving or fishing.15
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
The Capital Gate
Skyscraper with the biggest inclination angle (18°)! The Capital Gates holds offices, a 5-star hotel and panoramic-view restaurant.11
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
The Old Souq
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.13
The main centre of amusement in Abu Dhabi where you can see the most incredible construction in the world - 2,5-hectare artificial island.25
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 Persian Gulf
The Persian Gulf is the Middle East in all of its aspects - authentic traditions and charming atmosphere of ancient Arabic fairy tales.18
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