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Photo Walk | Hamdan Street & Super Blocks

Join Creative Sultan Al Ramahi on a guided tour around some of Abu Dhabis most iconic spaces along Hamdan Street and into Madinat Zayed. With the bustle of downtown all around you, jump into the city's architectural history and built environment and delve into how it continues to affect us.

 

You will be prompteed to think about who the masterplanners were, What super blocks are, How municipal laws have shifted over the decades and why. You will be encouraged to embrace Abu Dhabi's largest block on the island, Stopping along the way to meet residents, workers, art and eateries within the Madinat Zayed Neighborhood.

 

 The Superblock will be a main point of focus throughout the walk, as the neighborhood follows a typical "Superblock Plan". City Planning enthusiasts will relish in all of the details provided by the guide. 


 Learn more about how diverse the city center is while getting to know the history of how it has evolved over such a short period of time, and understand the importance of capturing a photograph that stays as true to the history and lived experiences at hand. 

 

 

 

what's included
  • 3-hour photo walk with interesting information on the history of downtown Abu Dhabi 
  • 3-hour photo walk with interesting information on the history of downtown Abu Dhabi 
who should attend
  • Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography. 
  • Please note: This is an observational photo walk which provides an insight into the history of Abu Dhabi and the Artists journey to discovering and mapping out it's history. Due to the limited time, this is not a hands-on technical workshop. Participants are, however, invited to document their surroundings during the photo walk with the equipment they have, be it a fancy camera or a smartphone - All are welcome.
  • Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography. 
  • Please note: This is an observational photo walk which provides an insight into the history of Abu Dhabi and the Artists journey to discovering and mapping out it's history. Due to the limited time, this is not a hands-on technical workshop. Participants are, however, invited to document their surroundings during the photo walk with the equipment they have, be it a fancy camera or a smartphone - All are welcome.
What to bring
  • A smartphone or camera 
  • A bottle of water 
  • Comfortable walking shoes 
 

The goal of this tour is to show a side of Abu Dhabi that we often experience behind the wheel of a car, and to put the spotlight on the city's busy and dynamic street scene. 

 

Participants will gather at the Warehouse 421 location and view the current exhibition for a few minutes before jumping on a bus to the starting point of the tour. It is important that all participants show up to the Mina Zayed location approximately 25 minutes before the start of the tour to make enough time for travel. 

 

 

 

  • A smartphone or camera 
  • A bottle of water 
  • Comfortable walking shoes 
 

The goal of this tour is to show a side of Abu Dhabi that we often experience behind the wheel of a car, and to put the spotlight on the city's busy and dynamic street scene. 

 

Participants will gather at the Warehouse 421 location and view the current exhibition for a few minutes before jumping on a bus to the starting point of the tour. It is important that all participants show up to the Mina Zayed location approximately 25 minutes before the start of the tour to make enough time for travel. 

 

 

 

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel your photo walk a minimum of 7 days in advance of your photo walk, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
  • If you cancel your photo walk a minimum of 5 days in advance of your photo walk, no refund will be issued but you may be rescheduled to another date(s).
  • If you cancel your photo walk less than 5 days in advance of your photo walk, no refund and no reschedule is possible.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Photo walks can be rescheduled within 1 month of the original booking and within the same photo walk type, only if there is availability on the new date requested. 
  • Bookings can only be transferred ONCE. If you transfer your photo walk booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances. 
  • You must be 18 or older to attend this photo walk. If you are younger than 18 or booking for someone under 18 years of age, please contact us first and we will be happy to advise you.

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