The iconic Louvre is a universal museum located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District. It is the largest Arabian Museum spread over 24,000sq m having 8000sq m of galleries in itself. It is a collection of artworks from all over the world and it bridges the back between the East and West.
The architect is Jean Nouvel and It was inaugurated on 11th November 2017 by the French President Emmanuel Macron and United Arab Emirates Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum along with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the museum is a part of a thirty year agreement between the French Government and Abu Dhabi city.
The Louvre showcases paintings and artworks from all over the world made by famous painters and art creators. Some of them include Leonardo da Vinci’s La Belle Feronniere and a self -portrait by Vincent van Gogh. The museum also shares it collection by hosting exhibitions. Once you arrive here, you are guided through different periods and civilizations in a chronological order. It strives to bring its collection to a first class level thus obtaining international recognition for itself. It has an all-encompassing collection from all across the world including a dancing Shiva from India and other regions as well.
Being at the crossroads of civilization, the museum sits in the heart of the Middle East. It’s on its way to becoming a renowned worldwide all cultural civilization. It attracts people from all fields and even children can visit. The children’s museum is a fun place located inside the Louvre itself and kids can spend their time here learning about art and design. Workshops and activities are held both for the family and the children as well. One can take a mini tour, explore the museum with a guide or even drop into a creative workshop.
All in all, the Louvre leaves you spellbound with its creativity.