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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
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
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 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
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
Women's Handicraft Centre
In Women's Handicraft Centre in Abu Dhabi great handicraft items are made up; it seems that they are true art masterpieces.3
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
The world's largest Ferrari theme park is a unique concentration of attractions, restaurants, boutiques and shops.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
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 main centre of amusement in Abu Dhabi where you can see the most incredible construction in the world - 2,5-hectare artificial island.25