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Al Safarat & AI Maqtaa
This end of the island is currently undergoing major. development, with several tourist, residential and commercial projects under way. Al Safarat is dominated by Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). a newly redeveloped purpose-built facility used for local and international events,. These include the biennial International Defence exhibition [IDEX), one of the largest exhibitions of its kind in the world., The authorities have ldentlhed the conferences and exhibtions sector as a key priority for future development and ADNECs state-of-the art venues are expected to attract many major international business events. The area is also home to a number of embassies amd Zayed Sports City, which has a football stadium ice rink and boweling ally. access to ice rink costs only 5 Dirhams call 024448458 Old airport garden near Zayed sports City is a lovely established park with lots of shade and loads for kids to do. One side of the park is home to a few swings and small tidy garden While the other side hes an interesting ornamental display. Al Matar on the other side of the Airport Road is dominated by Sheikh Khalifa Park.This is one of The City's newest parks and a major landmark.The gardens have an international flavour and are set amid canals, fountains, lakes and waterfalls —- not really what you'd expect with the desert 0n the doorstep. There are play areas for children and picnic spots, making this a popular place to get some fresh air, play a spot of frisbee or cricket in the open spaces or just relax with an ice cream and watch the world go by.Abu Dhabi is justifiably proud of its parks and is one of the best.
AI Maqtaa is named after the heavily renovated AI Maqtaa Fort, which stands guard over the island.This area: is dominated by the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan AI Nahyan Mosque, known locally as the Grand Mosque, and the Armed forces Officers Club & Hotel- The massive mosque,which holds upto 100,000 worshippén is nearing completion and is a major landmark.
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Daily Desert Safaris
Enjoy the spirit of the Arabian desert Dune bashing in the sand and entertained by Belly dance over Dinner US.00 Per person More details and booking