Masdar City, Abu Dhabi

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Visit an eco-city in development at Masdar City. Designed by the esteemed British architectural firm Foster and Partners, the city runs solely on solar energy and other renewable sources. Walk through the streets and admire the postmodern architecture of the growing project, and relish the coolness and openness of a city lacking the usual forms of transportation. To get around a little faster, take a trip on the personal rapid transit system, a network of driverless cars that scoot around this futuristic place, taking you where you want to go. Use our Abu Dhabi trip tool to visit Masdar City on your trip to Abu Dhabi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The place was mostly consisting of construction when i visited there. But i think theres already some progress now. Imimressed with how many massive solar panels they have in there! Theguide said that...  more »
  • Part of our Gate 1 Discovery Tour of Dubai & Oman included a visit to this vast development. Intended to house 50,000 people, it will be the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste city, relying entirel...  more »
  • The city is a good source, but needed time to complete. Expected, the City University, shops, companies, etc. The city also should be environmentally friendly, and electric powered vehicles are eco-friendly. The project is expected be completed in 2022
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