Come for WSC 2024, stay for Abu Dhabi!
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is honored to host the World Stroke Congress 2024. Nestled on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi seamlessly combines rich cultural heritage with modernity, offering an ideal location to host the 16th World Stroke Congress.
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) stands as a global aviation hub, providing excellent connectivity to various international destinations. Major airlines, offer direct flights to and from Abu Dhabi. You can benefit from the airport’s state-of-the-art facilities, duty-free shopping, and comfortable lounges. Be aware of security procedures and regulations at Abu Dhabi International Airport – make sure you follow instructions carefully during security checks to ensure a smooth process.
If you are in a neighboring country or within the region, consider land transportation options such as buses or private cars. Abu Dhabi is well-connected by road networks, and you can explore cross-border bus services or arrange private transportation. Depending on your location, you may also explore train services that connect to Abu Dhabi or nearby cities. Check regional rail networks and consider combining train travel with other transportation modes for a comprehensive journey.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
This architectural masterpiece is a symbol of modern Islamic architecture. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world, adorned with intricate designs, chandeliers, and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet. It's a must-visit for its stunning beauty and cultural significance.
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Immerse yourself in art and culture at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. This museum, designed by renowned architect Jean Nouvel, houses a diverse collection that spans centuries and civilizations. The striking architecture, combined with the impressive art collection, makes it a cultural gem in the heart of the city.
Enjoy the sun, sand, and sea at Corniche Beach. This pristine stretch of coastline offers a relaxing escape from the urban hustle. Take a leisurely stroll along the Corniche promenade, enjoy the public beaches, and marvel at the skyline views. The Corniche is a perfect spot for both relaxation and recreation.
Yas Marina Circuit
Home to the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina Circuit is a state-of-the-art racing venue. Even if you're not a motorsports fan, you can explore the circuit, take guided tours, and even experience driving on the track. The iconic Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi hotel, spanning the circuit, adds to the allure.
Qasr Al Watan
Explore the cultural and political heart of the UAE at Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace. This architectural marvel opens its doors to visitors, offering insights into the country's governance, culture, and heritage. Admire the opulent design, extensive gardens, and the iconic Great Hall.
Saadiyat Island and Cultural District
Saadiyat Island's Cultural District is a testament to Abu Dhabi's commitment to fostering art, culture, and education, making it an ideal destination for those looking to explore the city's cultural landscape. It is a cultural haven that houses world-class museums and cultural institutions, like the Zayed National Museum and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.