Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi

#3 of 11 in Historic Sites in Abu Dhabi
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Gain insight into the country's traditional culture and folklore at Heritage Village, a life-size reconstruction of a desert village. Walk through the replica town, admiring the architecture of a bygone era, as well as the village's simple arrangement and separate living areas. Learn about traditional agricultural methods, and visit the mosque for a glimpse into the primary role that faith has played in the history of the country. Watch a demonstration of traditional artisanal techniques, such as pottery and glassblowing, and try your hand at making your own little memento to take home with you. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Abu Dhabi fast, fun, and easy.
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  • If you go to global village already you will not enjoy here. For you will compare the two place. But, still heritage village is one of a go to place you must include in your list once you visit Abu...  more »
  • Lovely day out with the family. A less crowded version of Dubai's Global Village. Lots of places to eat and shop for local traditional items with some kids play areas.  more »
  • We really enjoyed visiting this place. You get to see how people used to live before the oil boom. Theres examples or traditional housing, a small area where women sell souvenirs, a small museum with artifacts, and an area where children can go on a camel or horse ride. Very nice.
  • A nice place to step in the past and discover how the life was back then. Good addition to the city point of interest.

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