Heritage Village

One of the most significant 1997 projects, Heritage Village is situated directly adjacent to Abu Dhabi's breakwater. Although it seems a little worn out, it is one of the few locations in Abu Dhabi that gives you a glimpse of the UAE's pre-oil era

A walled complex in the community contains the essential components of traditional Gulf Life. There is a fort that defends against sea invaders, a souq where people trade goats and dates, and a mosque that serves as a reminder of how important Islam was to people's daily lives.

The Abu Dhabi Heritage Village is managed by the Emirates Heritage Club. At this timeless oasis nestled in a post-modern city with a rising skyline, various aspects of Bedouin life come to life.

The beauty of the Bedouin way of life can be appreciated here by those who are eager to learn more about the Emirati culture. This location offers coffee, traditional goat-hair tents, and exhibitions of the Falaj Irrigation system.

The town has a museum that displays Emirati customs through antique jewelry, weapons from the time, and handwritten Quran replicas. At the Heritage Village, you have several possibilities to actively participate in spinning, pottery, metalwork, and weaving, which helps you feel like more than just an onlooker.

Silver jewelry, homemade soaps, clothing, and soaps are all available in the village's modest businesses. You may also indulge in guilt-free shopping for wool rugs, purses, henna, and a variety of other items at the Heritage Village's traditional souk. To buy local goods like t-shirts and UAE keychains in addition to other things, make sure you are an excellent negotiator.

The Heritage Village Beach is a free place at Abu Dhabi's Heritage Village. This stunning beach, which views out over the blue seas of the Arabian Gulf, is a popular destination. One of the most beautiful sites to enjoy views of the Abu Dhabi skyline while sheltered by palm trees is the narrow stretch of white sand beach. You can go to the Catch at St. Regis restaurant in Heritage Village Abu Dhabi if all the purchasing and beach exploring has left you hungry. The Heritage Village Abu Dhabi is best visited between the hours of 9 and 11 am on Wednesdays and Thursdays. That's because local schoolchildren on field excursions or visitors brought in by bus fill the village by afternoon. The busiest days, which include Tuesdays, Sundays, and Mondays, must be avoided because they are the busiest times of the week.

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Address of Heritage Village

Dubai, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Opening & Closing time of Heritage Village

  • Monday
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  • Sunday

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