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Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi
(3/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
Gain insight into the country's traditional culture and folklore at Heritage Village, a life-size reconstruction of a desert village. Walk through the replica town, admiring the architecture of a bygone era, as well as the village's simple arrangement and separate living areas. Learn about traditional agricultural methods, and visit the mosque for a glimpse into the primary role that faith has played in the history of the country. Watch a demonstration of traditional artisanal techniques, such as pottery and glassblowing, and try your hand at making your own little memento to take home with you. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Heritage Village and many more Abu Dhabi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Abu Dhabi family vacation planner.
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  • It is worth to visit this site, because, in addition to portraying the native of Abu Dhabi in the old days, we had lunch at the local restaurant with typical food. The fact that liked most was to have been on a camel!
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  • Its a nice jump in the past in the middle of Abu Dhabi! You can see some handcrafts and learn little bit of old settlersand their way of life. 
  • I did not say to myself, "Today I want to visit Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi." No I came here as part of a day tour of Abu Dhabi that originated in Dubai. The first thing we all did upon arrival was ...  more »
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  • Good place to learn about the local Emirati culture and heritage. Worth a visit if you're a tourist or a new resident.
  • Check the Timings & Open or Closed, before going there. Parking is a bit problem, so be ready for it. Must Visit in Raining Season.
  • very informative... every one could understand about past eras of Arabs and their effors
  • Small but nice, much nicer than its equivalent in Dubai. Interesting small museum inside. Gives you a good idea of how Abu Dhabi was just 50 years ago...
  • Great place to learn about uae's culture