This reconstructed village is a glimpse into old oasis living. Heritage Village is a great place to see how the Emerati lived before skyscrapers. Scenes depict desert life in great detail and highlight their historic, nomadic lifestyle. Make sure you catch a performances that shows how different work was completed generations past. The Village is centrally located near Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi City.
On the far side of the Corniche, you’ll find a little slice of history: a re-creation of Abu Dhabi life before oil was discovered, when the primary source of income was from pearl-diving. You’ll be able to get up close and personal with a camel, watch women weaving and men mending fishing nets. The Village puts the astonishing growth of Abu Dhabi into perspective: It represents a lifestyle that’s less than 100 years old.