Al Ain is a well-known travel destination in UAE. Known as the ‘Garden City’ of UAE Al Ain has always been the jewel of the area. Originally a small oasis town, Al Ain has developed to become one of the most amazing places in the region. The city has a number of attractions that are good for people of all age groups. The Al Ain Paradise Garden and the Al Ain Oasis are must visit destinations. Those who love adventure rides can have fun at the Hili Fun City and Wadi Adventure.
The museums in the city are of particular interest. The Al Ain National Museum is housed inside the Sheikh Zayed Fort and is one of the best museums in the area. Other museums good to visit in the city are Classic Cars Museum, Natural History Museum,Al Ain Palace Museum, etc. The Jebel Hafeet is among the tallest mountains in UAE and is located close to Al Ain. Travelers can enjoy a drive to Jebel Hafeet and get mesmerizing views of the area.
Al Ain also offers some exclusive shopping options. The best places to shop in the city are Arabia Center, Al Ain Mall, Al Bawadi Mall and the Al Jimi Mall.
Al Ain is served by the Al Ain International Airport. The airport is located about 18km from the city center. There is a regular bus service from the airport to central Al Ain. The journey takes about 30 minutes and a one-ay ticket costs around 1 AED. Taxis are also available from the airport to the city.
All the restaurants in Al Ain serve halal food. There are an array of restaurants in Al Ain that offer cuisines varying from authentic Middle Eastern to Lebanese, Arabic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, etc. The best places to dine in Al Alin include Al Diwan Restaurant, Cafeteria Al Mallah, Al Rikab Restaurant, Min Zaman, Hili Majlis, Arabesque Restaurant, etc.
Finding mosques in Al Ain is never difficult. The Sheikha Salama Mosque is the most prominent mosque in the city. Other important mosques in Al Ain include Shaikh Zayed Mosque, Mohammed Salem Bal Haweel Al Amri Mosque, Al Emam Al Nawawi Mosque, Al Zarouni Mosque, etc.