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The Founder's Memorial: Tours & Tickets

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Memorial of the Founder of the UAE Shaikh Zaid (may Allah bless his Soul) is a place must be visited in Abu Dhabi. Well designed and maintained.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Abdulla E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are welcomed by a nice smile from a young well educated, full of emotions towards his country and the founder. We have seen several times before but never realized the meaning of every part of the memorial until explained by Nasser. We advise anyone...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 423ihabe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It all started with us getting to know how Sheikh Zayed liked poetry to how the memorial came to shape, how the architect connected himself with the values of Sheikh Zayed. The tour was short yet intriguing as our tour guide Abeer shared great knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mdsfahad
Reviewed 1 week ago

An inspired ideea , nice view to the city, evrithing inspire the people to stay .leasten , think and remember...

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Prada3147
Reviewed September 7, 2019

I had driven by the memorial a number of times without really knowing what it was. Today, I walked by and decided to stop. It was well worth the visit. The memorial is a relatively simple, yet elegant, and fitting tribute to Sheik Zayed, the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bradford N
Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

Mesmerizing memorial. This iconic art installation of the great Sheikh Zayed is truly amazing. Best If you go at night.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

People visiting the UAE should stop by this Memorial to experience the spirit of the type of person, "Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan" was. A man who was ahead of his time. A man of visions and dreams for future generations. A man who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DaliaTapia
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

Nice monument, Great piece of modern art with a deep connection to the past. Free guided tour proved valuable to understand the significance and meaning of the space.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jpsilva8180
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Friendly staff will greet you with a welcome glass of water and you are left to read and watch a small video outlining the Founders life. The actual art piece is an incredible construction seen best at night , another worthwhile activity, allow half an...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank michellejervis
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Works best at night, the free tour is well worth it. Chance to discover more about the history of AD. A beautiful piece of art and a fitting tribute to the sheikh.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank glynn S
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