Thursday, November 8, 2012

Record-breaking Abu Dhabi

Did you know that Abu Dhabi holds a series of world records?

Here are a few of them:

1.    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: is the home to the largest hand-woven rug, the largest marble mosaic, the biggest dome and the biggest chandelier inside any Mosque.
 

 2. Ferrari World: the largest indoor theme park, with the fastest ride – the Formula Rossa rollercoaster.


3. Tel Moreeb: the tallest sand dune, located on the Empty Quarter.
 
 
4. Capital Gate Building: furthest leaning man-made tower, beating Italy’s Tower of Pisa.
 
 
5. Abu Dhabi Gate Towers: highest penthouse bridge on earth, suspended at 245 meters above ground.
 
 
Curious to find out about other Abu Dhabi world records? Check-out this article on Time Out Abu Dhabi:
 
 

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