Captivating culture, breath-taking luxury, exhilarating adventure and the warmth of Arabian hospitality await you in Abu Dhabi. The world’s largest hand-loomed carpet, the fastest roller coaster, the highest high tea, the tower with the greatest lean, the largest cluster of cultural buildings of the 21st century.
Abu Dhabi is an eventful capital with an action-packed calendar, including a Grand Prix, the World Cup of Sailing, a PGA golf championship, international art, music, sport, gourmet, heritage and cultural festivals, high profile business conferences and vibrant trade fairs.
Interesting facts about Abu Dhabi:
- The Capital Gate is one of the most recognizable buildings in the Abu Dhabi skyline, and it owes much of this recognition to its striking lean. In June 2010, Guinness World Records certified Capital Gate as the “World’s furthest leaning man-made tower.” The tower is 35 storeys tall and boasts an 18° lean. The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy has a lean of only 3.97°.
- Like many international cities around the world, Abu Dhabi has jumped on the bike share trend.f