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The Founder’s Memorial

Abu Dhabi - Al Ras Al Akhdar - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

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About The Founder’s Memorial

The Founder's Memorial is a monument and visitor centre in the capital and it is a memorial to H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first President of the United Arab Emirates who died in 2004. Zayed was the driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates, becoming the Union's first President which he held around 33 years.


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Observation Deck at 3000.55km from The Founder’s Memorial

In the 74th-floor of Etihad Towers stands a magnificent 360º panoramic observation platform with a breathtaking city view. It is the highest viewing point in the Capital.

Qasr Al Watan قصر الوطن1.69km from The Founder’s Memorial

This luxurious presedential place won the World Travel Awards as the main cultural attraction in the Middle East. Qasr Al-Watan is the Presidential Palace of the United Arab Emirates and was opened to the public on March 11, 2019. Prior to its opening, the palace was used only for official purposes, for hosting foreign leaders of states, and for meetings of the country's supreme council and federal cabinet. The palace continues to be used for these purposes even after it was opened to the public

Abu Dhabi Corniche1.81km from The Founder’s Memorial

This 8 km long Corniche is located in the capital of the United Arab Emirates and it includes children’s playgrounds, cycle tracks and walks paths, restaurants, cafes and a beautiful beach.

Qasr Al Hosn3.9km from The Founder’s Memorial

The Qasr al-Hosn or the White Fort is a historical building conceded as the oldest stone building in the city of Abu Dhabi. It was built in 1761.

Louvre Abu Dhabi10.99km from The Founder’s Memorial

The largest art museum in the Arabian peninsula. The museum is part of a thirty-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center16.52km from The Founder’s Memorial

The largest mosque in United Arab Emirates. Plans for the mosque was approved late president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who wanted to establish a structure that would unite the cultural diversity of the Islamic world with the historical and modern values of architecture and art. His final resting place is located on the grounds adjacent to the complex.

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The largest emirate of United Arab Emirates. The capital city of United Arab Emirates is located here.