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Address: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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+971 2 681 4455
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A living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin and other...

A living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin and other cultures.

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A Taste of Local Tradition!

After a long walk at Corniche Breakwater, surprisingly we found this place! Heritage Village is just a small village exhibiting various traditional handicrafts like leather... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Rose E
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a long walk at Corniche Breakwater, surprisingly we found this place! Heritage Village is just a small village exhibiting various traditional handicrafts like leather, glass, metals, clay pots, clothings and museum. There's a place along seaside where you can breathe nice breeze and have nice photos! A good drop by!

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Thank Rose E
Leicester, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the Heritage Village as part of a City Tour and it was used a stopover for lunch. It's a very small village, and most of the exhibits were under construction. You do get very good views of the city though, although the day I visited, it was shrouded in mist.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see how the Bedouin lived a few years ago, come to this small village. the entrance is free. Traditional huts, towers, shopping stalls, camel.

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Thank Anzhelika P
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here as part of a tour. I'm not sure if our underwhelming experience was due to the power being out but it was definitely something we could have skipped. The museum was closed due to lack of power. The little shop fronts featuring various handicrafts were mostly closed but we could look in the doors. Some were interesting... More 

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Thank Laura Z
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food at the restaurant(forgot the name) was quite good. I'm a very picky eater due to food allergies but I was able to find something there and it was good(Basmati rice, Butter Chicken and Beef/Chicken Kabobs). There is a little shop that sells hand crafted leather goods. This man is greatly skilled and his prices really aren't that bad.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's pretty interesting place, since there is not so much to see in Abu Dhabi I would advice to go to heritage village

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Thank tina_smed
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

all fake, made for the tourists resembling an old arab village. Yu wont miss much if youdont go. The only good thing is the white sandy beach but they dint let you swim nor sunbathe, so basically they just let youstand there for a copuple of photos and that`s it!

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Thank Susana B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This outdoor space isn't well kept and the "museum" doesn't have many artifacts... or even articulate descriptions of the artifacts. There is a camel which is cool to see, and some shops that you can buy Arabic goods, but wouldn't call this a must-see...

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As one of the only truly cultural Experiences in Abu Dhabi I guess you could tell them they had a good crack at it. But nevertheless it's quite rubbish. Because of the fact it's a tiny re-creation of a supposed desert village, it's underdeveloped, the stalls are pricey little tourist traps and the exhibits (cacky imitations of water channels, a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done with examples of desert living, the huts and survival in a harsh environment. Good displays of artifacts, small museum, markets with local handicrafts and well worth a visit. No coffee shops or food outlets, but marina Mall is just over the road for refreshments. Entry is free and taxis from the City about $10 AED.

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