Read on and find out some of the country’s history-making accomplishments.
UAE owns its reputation for superlatives. It’s got the tallest buildings, the fastest rollercoaster, the biggest Instagram-able frame and so much more. Here’s a look at 10 things to see in the country that command world records.
If you are a thrill-seeker, you need to head to Ras Al Khaimah, which is home to the world’s longest zip line- the 2.83-kilometre Jebel Jais Flight.
Abu Dhabi mosque, or the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, is home to the largest dome in the world. Measuring 32.7 meters in diameter and 85 meters from top to bottom, the dome adds an impressive element to the already stunning mosque.
The mosque is also home to the largest hand-woven carpet, which took 1,200 workers one year to weave, and a 17,000 m² marble mosaic that is the largest such mosaic.
Al Ain has a sweet claim to its titles. The oasis is home to gardens that boast 2,426 arrangements, which took around 1,000,000 flowers and plants to create. It’s also got a large display of hanging baskets.
Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is home to a red monster on wheels; the Formula Rossa rollercoaster is officially the world’s fastest with acceleration up to 240km/h
Talk about taking the long road. UAE opened longest covered tunnel in the region, which connects Khor Fakkan with Sharjah. It is 2.7 kilometres long.