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. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Abu Dhabi fast, fun, and easy.
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  • In the ultra slick and modern city of Abu Dhabi, this is a refreshing break to more modest times. There are some typical buildings and a small museum of the areas past. Nice place to take a break from...  more »
  • An interesting place to visit. Can be got to on the Big Red Bus. Market type stores, and people making craft type items, beautiful hand made wall hangings, copper type items, caps, cloths.  more »
  • This reconstruction of a traditional village, shows how people lived before the discovery of oil. It is very interesting, because it shows what life was like in the desert in the open sky Museum displayed. There are souvenirs for sale at the site.
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One of the most expensive cities in the world, Abu Dhabi is famous for providing an unparalleled level of luxury. The modern development of Yas Island offers some of the priciest options in the city. Abu Dhabi doesn't really do hostels, but you can find some less expensive hotels in side streets less frequented by foreign visitors. Head away from the sea to find lower rates, or consider the areas south and east of the airport for simple rooms with basic amenities.
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