This capitol city of the UAE is known for it's luxurious lifestyle (the average net worth of an individual in the Emirate is $17 million), striking landscape and modern architecture. As pride and joy of the city, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an opulent tribute to the country's Muslim heritage - as well as their oil-fueled largess.
Constructed from materials from across the globe, the Grand Mosque features 82 domes, room for 40,000 and the world's largest carpet. Snap. And given all that, the Grand Mosque still isn't the only architectural marvel in Abu Dhabi. Just check out some of these buildings:
Just remember - be a teensy bit more thoughtful than the SATC ladies; ie. keep your nipples covered, don't perform sex acts at restaurants and keep your condoms in your purse. You know, for cultural sensitivity.