Dubai is a popular city, so much so that many people tend to forget that it is only a part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a country that has six other Emirates. The main reason for this is that Dubai is promoted heavily for tourism. Right from its grand structures to its theme parks and shopping festivals, people hear a lot about the happenings of Dubai throughout the year. However, this does not mean that it is the only place in the UAE worth visiting. In fact, the other Emirates of the country possess some of the best gems of the country that are worth visiting. If you are living and working in Dubai and want to take a break from the city during the weekend or even if you are a tourist who wants to see something more than just Dubai, these places to visit around Dubai would definitely interest you.
Abu Dhabi is not only the capital of the country but also the largest Emirate of the UAE. Although it is not as popular as Dubai, it would be surprising to know that Abu Dhabi is also the richest Emirate and the financial capital of the country. Here are some of the most important places that you can visit in Abu Dhabi.