The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The museum is located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District.
US$ 525 million was paid by Abu Dhabi to be associated with the Louvre name, and an additional US$ 747 million to be paid in exchange for art loans, special exhibitions and management advice.
Artworks from around the world are showcased at the museum, with particular focus placed upon bridging the gap between Eastern and Western art.
09:00 – 19:00
The tour starts at 09:00, your driver meets you in the lobby of your hotel.
The tour starts with the visit of an architectural work of art: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshippers.
The tour will continue with the drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche, a long road running parallel to beautiful seafront and a relaxing spot in the city.
You will have time for lunch in the restaurant upon your choice.
The tour continues with the drive to Saadiyat Island, an island lying 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Here you will visit the Cultural District, which is hosting the Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum.
The museum is designed as a “seemingly floating dome structure”; its web-patterned dome allowing the sun to filter through. The overall effect is meant to represent “rays of sunlight passing through date palm fronds in an oasis.”
You will be taken back to your hotel.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a religious place of worship. Visitors must be dressed appropriately on arrival; if not, entry will be denied.
Women shall wear the clothes covering everything, except the face, hands and feet. The body shape should not be seen. The hair shall be covered.
Men shall wear long pants and shirt with long sleeves.
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