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Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi

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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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  • Pretty little village where you can buy small trinkets but nothing extraordinary, you have a beautiful view of the corniche and the skyline overlooking in the distance Beach
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  • We got the mini Museum, who is prepared for very non-recipient. On a small surface is kilkunastometrowa "desert" of the camel, as a few of their dwellings. Archive photographs were located in a single Museum exhibits. Here are some craft workshops. Generally, you can place a rate-the originator of the Museum acted under the influence of the childishness of creative ...
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  • Is that coming from Tuscany and Italy in General where every corner speaks of history 10 years ago does not see a village built excites me ... There are four rooms and three little shops but seeing as this is a free visit can be worth
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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