Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity), Abu Dhabi

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Spanning 46,000 square metres and located directly opposite the world-famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the capital, Wahat Al Karama is a timeless tribute to commemorate and honour the Emirati martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the service of their country.

Wahat Al Karama is home to a permanent memorial to the United Arab Emirates’ heroes – soldiers, police, diplomats and civilians – since 1971.

Following a construction program that took only six months, Wahat Al Karama was officially inaugurated on Commemoration Day in 2016
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  • A unique architectural designed War Memorial in Abu Dhabi. Wahat Al Karama known as Oasis of Dignity is a monumental for our fallen heroes. Located opposite Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This memorial.....  more
    A unique architectural designed War Memorial in Abu Dhabi. Wahat Al Karama known as Oasis of Dignity is a monumental for our fallen heroes. Located opposite Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This memorial.....  more »
  • This monument was designed by a Brit who has done an amazing job producing a holistic space with many parts that work harmoniously together. There is a museum/building with an educational centre, a... 
    This monument was designed by a Brit who has done an amazing job producing a holistic space with many parts that work harmoniously together. There is a museum/building with an educational centre, a...  more »
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  • A unique architectural designed War Memorial in Abu Dhabi. Wahat Al Karama known as Oasis of Dignity is a monumental for our fallen heroes. Located opposite Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This memorial is dedicated to the Emirati soldiers who have sacrificed for the UAE. Designed by Idris Khan a British artist. 30th November is known as Commemoration Day. Family members gather together to honor the fallen soldiers.
  • So proud for our martyrs. Thanks to our government for this great place that talking about who give their life’s for motherland. Deserve visit

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