Central Market in Abu Dhabi
One of the most oldest sites in the city of Abu Dhabi is the Central Market. However the market has been transformed into a modern marvel in the recent past. Foster + Partners that undertook the construction of “Souk” have brought together high end boutique stores as well as local food vendors and craftmen. Being one of the prime attractions of Abu Dhabi the shopping complexes has at most times met the expectations of the shoppers.
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The newly designed market which incorporates the traditional souk which was burnt down has many fountains and squares for shoppers to take a break from the shopping and relax. The complex is open in the night at as well , it is designed to suit the climate of Abu Dhabi , when the climate is nice and soothing there is a more open atmosphere created between the boundaries of the interior and exterior , however as it gets warmer the roofs slide above and create a more enclosed cooling atmosphere. The roofs are tastefully designed .
There are other attractions around include, Corniche Beach , which is a great place to view the downtown skyline. The Emirates Palace is approximately three miles from the Central market and is a great architectural marvel that is a must visit to anyone visiting Abu Dhabi.
The city is ever changing and always has something new and exciting happening. Abu Dhabi will sure not disappoint anyone visiting.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.