Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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/ 02 419 1919 / free 1hr tours daily / strict dress codes ap­ply / szgmc.ae / the largest out­side of Mecca. Rac­ing buffs head to Yas Ma­rina Cir­cuit / 02 659 9800 / book / yas­mari­nacir­cuit.com / for an F1 ex­pe­ri­ence, in­clud­ing kart­ing and For­mula Yas 300. Nearby Fer­rari World / 02 496 8001 / closed Mon / fer­rari­world­abud­habi.com / is an in­door theme park with the world’s fastest roller­coaster – For­mula Rossa, hit­ting 240km/hr and 4.8Gs. Bed down at Fair­mont Bab Al Bhar / 02 654 3333 / fair­mont.com / on the beach, or the Park Hy­att on Saadiyat Is­land / 02 407 1234 / abudhabi.park.hy­att.com / ad­ja­cent to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club / 02 557 8000 / sb­golf­club.ae. Down on the cor­nish lies the op­u­lent Emi­rates Palace Ho­tel / 02 690 9000 / kempin­ski.com / (with its gold lobby ATM), ac­cessed via the per­ma­nent Fayez Barakat An­tique Ex­hi­bi­tion. Fi­nally, sty­ley sushi awaits at hip Zuma Restau­rant / 02 401 5900, or to go fur­ther afield, Anan­tara has two su­perb re­sorts: the be­douin vil­lage-like Qasr Al Sarab Desert Re­sort / 02 886 2088 / anan­tara.com / deep in the Liwa desert; and the Desert Is­lands Re­sort and Spa / 02 801 5400 / on Sir Bani Yas Is­land via ferry from Abu Dhabi, it’s sa­fari fun for fam­i­lies. Tops!

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