At the southwestern end of the Corniche road there are a number of upper end sites such as the Emirates Palace hotel, the Etihad towers, the Presidential palace and the Marina island. The Emirates Palace is an expensive luxury hotel with 1.3km of own beach and a large garden. Next to it are the Etihad towers, a complex of five sophisticated skyscrapers with a special glass surface design. The Marina island contains the Marina Village, the Marina shopping mall and the heritage village. The heritage village is basically an open air museum meant to show how Abu Dhabi was in the past.
01 Abu Dhabi theatre 02 Heritage village 03 Heritage village
04 Heritage village 05 Etihad towers and Emirates Palace hotel
06 Etihad towers 07 Etihad towers 08 Etihad towers 09 Etihad towers 10 View of Etihad towers from Emirates Palace hotel
11 Water fountain 12 Water fountain 13 Water fountain 14 Emirates Palace hotel
15 Emirates Palace hotel 16 Emirates Palace hotel 17 Emirates Palace hotel 18 Emirates Palace hotel
19 Emirates Palace hotel 20 Emirates Palace hotel 21 Street lanterns along Corniche 22 Flagpole and theatre 23 Marina shopping mall
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