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Heritage Village

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 681 4455
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Full-Day Abu Dhabi City Tour from Dubai Including Lunch
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A living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin and other cultures.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good29%
  • Average35%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 681 4455
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Reviewed yesterday

Perhaps it was the time of day (later in the afternoon and an hour before closing) but there was very little to see. While a few of the displays were somewhat interesting, the majority of the buildings were closed and there were no demonstrations to...More

Thank Don_K_Kingston
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not worth visiting unless you really want to see stray cats everywhere and small huts not filled with much information or must see historical items. There is also one camel who does not seem very happy there.

Thank stephanien05
Reviewed yesterday

This visit shows the history of the area and the skills of it's people. I spent between 1 and 2 hours there as it was part of a tour, but I could have done with more time.

Thank Mjhole
Reviewed 3 days ago

As title says, was ok at best, felt like minimum effort had gone into it, museum part seemed a bit disorganised too. On the plus side it was a good location to get a scenic picture of downton Abu Dhabi

Thank charlesscrivener
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it was because it was very hot the day we visited but Heritage Village just did to have enough to see to attract attention. The sandy beach looking out across the buildings of the main downtown of the city was about all that we...More

Thank Alexa8776
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place has view stores in which artisans display the hand made craft and show pieces. Those are available for sale too. The reason one should visit it to get amazingly beautiful sea view of the city. This place has been built in centre of...More

Thank Arushi A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Heritage Village was just okay...the only highlight for me was seeing the scenic view of downtown, after that I was ready to live for it was way too hot and smelled of the camel and bull. Glad I experienced it but won’t need to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heritage Village is a great place to bring visitors. In one location they can experience desert, oasis and coastal life in early Abu Dhabi. On weekends there are crafts people doing demonstrations. Worth the trip

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here by taxi, and stopping close to the entrance was not a problem. Entry to the Heritage Village was free and it all looked good from the outside with views back to the city. Other than a couple of displays inside, there wasn't...More

Thank traveller2australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is now a tourist attraction. They have a lot of small shops. The gardens and the views are fantastic.

Thank Bas F
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It was free
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Response from Perviz D | Reviewed this property |
I would do a trip to Qasr Al Hosn... its in the heart of town and has a lot to offer. You could always do the Heritage Village in the evening. The village is interesting, but the Qasr has more to offer.