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Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi
Located in the North-central region of the United Arab Emirates, and considered the richest city in the world, Abu Dhabi is the capital of the emirate of the same name, and of the United Arab Emirates as a whole. As of 2006, the city had an estimated population of 1,850,230, of whom approximately 80% are expatriates.

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Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Kevin Raub

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-12-18
Paperback (264 pages)

Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, wander the labyrinth of lanes and exotic souks in Bur Dubai and Deira, and shop for a new outfit before a night on the town - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Dubai & Abu Dhabi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
  • Covers Deira, Bur Dubai, Downtown Dubai, Jumeirah & Around, Dubai Marina & Palm Jumeirah, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain, UAE East Coast

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi is our most comprehensive guide to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences.

Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket Dubai and Pocket Abu Dhabi, our handy-sized guides featuring the best sights and experiences.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2019-12-17
Paperback (128 pages)

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Pocket Travel Guide)
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An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, packed with insider tips and ideas, color maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Admire the majestic Burj Khalifa, marvel at the splendid treasures preserved in the Dubai Museum, take in the beauty of the grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque, savour a variety of international as well as local cuisines at the romantic restaurants, or wander through the traditional souks and the striking malls. From Top 10 outdoor activities to Top 10 things to do for free - discover the best of Dubai and Abu Dhabi with this easy-to-use travel guide.

Inside Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi:
- Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
- Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, covering the Dubai Museum, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Creek, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace and more
- Free laminated pull-out map of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, plus seven full-colour area maps
- In-depth area guides explore Dubai and Abu Dhabi's most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing
- Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
- Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
- Color maps help you navigate with ease
- Covers Deira; Bur Dubai; Sheikh Zayed Road and Downtown Dubai; Jumeirah; Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah; Downtown Abu Dhabi; Beyond the Centre of Abu Dhabi

About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-11-21
Paperback (128 pages)

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi have so much to offer, and you can experience it all, from unique shops, malls, and souks to the finest restaurants and cafes. Luxuriate at the best golf courses, hotels, and spa resorts, or embrace adventure on exciting desert excursions, at local sporting events, or at lively bars and clubs. In addition to traditional historic palaces and mosques, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have amazing modern architecture, and your Top 10 Travel Guide will be your partner in experiencing it all.

True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi covers all the major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

   • Itineraries help you plan your trip.
   • Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Comprehensive laminated pull-out map includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Series Overview: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10s are handy travel guides that take the work out of planning a trip. Packed with amazing ideas, informative maps, insider tips, and useful advice, DK's Top 10 guides lead you to the very best your destination has to offer. The pocket size make these the perfect guide to take on vacation. Discover the history, art, architecture, and culture of your destination through Top 10 lists, from the best museums, bars, and sights to the places to avoid.

Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Paperback (160 pages)

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Lonely Planet's Pocket Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore one of Arabia's most magnificent mosques, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, ride the world's fastest rollercoaster, and stroll along the Corniche and laze on its beautiful public beaches - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Abu Dhabi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Abu Dhabi:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Al Markaziyah, Tourist Club Area, Al Khadiya, Breakwater, Yas Island and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Abu Dhabi is our colourful, easy to use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance for those seeking the best sights and experiences on a short visit or weekend away.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Oman, UAE & the Arabian Peninsula guide for an in-depth look at all the region has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

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Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Promenade along the waterfront Corniche, tour the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or relax at a sheesha cafe; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Abu Dhabi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Abu Dhabi map (included in print version), plus over eight colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Al Markaziyah, Tourist Club Area, Al Khadiya, Breakwater, Yas Island and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Insight Guides Pocket Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)

By Insight Guides

INSIGHT GDS
Paperback (144 pages)

Insight Guides Pocket Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)
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From its stunning Corniche to the grandiose and elaborate Emirates Palace Hotel, to off-roading in wadis and along desert plains, Abu Dhabi has much to tempt the visitor. Berlitz Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that the emirate has to offer.

Inside Abu Dhabi Pocket Guide:

· Where To Go details all the key sights in the country, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.



· Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip.



· Perfect Day provides an itinerary of the city.



· What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from hitting the beach to museums, malls or desert excursions



· Essential information on Abu Dhabi's culture, including a brief history of the emirate.



· Eating Out covers the emirate's best cuisine.



· Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants.



· A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.



About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.



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Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By Sarah Monaghan

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2007-11-19
Paperback (128 pages)

Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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Building on the successful Eyewitness Travel Guides series, this new series offers a quick and easy approach to travel that uses expert insights to list the top luxury hotels, economical places to stay or eat, best travel deals, favorite family activities and destinations, popular nightspots, the best things to see and do, local activities, and other insider tips.

Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Jenny Walker

Lonely Planet
Paperback (264 pages)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Learn about Dubai through lifelike dioramas, shop for dazzling jewellery at Deira's Gold Souq, or join a walking tour of the Bastakia Quarter; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife
  • Free, convenient pull-out Dubai map (included in print version), plus over 22 neighbourhood maps
  • Covers Deira, Bur Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Jumeirah, New Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi , our most comprehensive guide to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, is perfect for those exploring top sights and taking the roads less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Dubai? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Dubai, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.



 
 
 

 
 
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