With its contagious energy and interesting mix of traditional and future-focused culture, Abu Dhabi is a textbook example of an exciting modern Gulf city. The city’s showstopper attractions include the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the world’s largest and most lavish places of Islamic worship and the ultra-opulent Emirates Palace Hotel. Be sure to visit the modern souk at the World Trade Center and the contrastingly traditional Heritage Village. For the ultimate adrenaline rush, head to Ferrari World and experience the world’s fastest rollercoaster, or make a splash on the water rides and slides at Yas Waterworld. From swimming at Yas Beach and riding camels in the desert to experiencing the exhilaration of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the world’s wealthiest city promises endless excitement.