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The Islands

The trio of islands to the northeast of the city centre – Yas, Saadiyat and Al Maryah – are the future of Abu Dhabi. The sparkling new developments on Yas Island, including the iconic Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World, are among the city’s leading attractions. However, these are likely to be overshadowed by upcoming developments planned for Saadiyat Island, notably the Abu Dhabi Louvre and Guggenheim museums, designed by architects Jean Nouvel and Frank Gehry. Closer to Abu Dhabi is the new financial district on Al Maryah Island, ringed with gleaming skyscrapers and massive commercial complexes.Access Yas and Saadiyat Island from ...

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