With its astounding architecture, deep-rooted history and culture, UAE’s state capital Abu Dhabi offers a true feast for travelers. This particular tour provides an enchanting experience with two of the most crowning attractions of the city - the Louvre museum and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. While Louvre (largest art museum in Arabia) showcases human creativity from the pre-historical times onward, the Grand Mosque exemplifies how a mosque can be something beyond just a place of worship! These two wonders will leave you mesmerized like never before! This small-group tour has a maximum of 15 guests.
Your driver will pick you up from the hotel / selected location in Dubai and take you to the first destination of the tour - Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum, which cannot be seen elsewhere in the world other than France.
Being the largest art museum in Arabic World, Louvre houses many artifacts from different parts of the world. On your arrival at the Museum, your driver will assist you to enter with tickets.
In this museum, you will feel like bathing in sunlight as the sunrays penetrate through its silvery dome. This dome’s pattern is noteworthy as it resembles interwoven palm leaves. As you walk along, you can view an incredible collection of artworks including artifacts from top French museums viz., Louvre, Center Georges Pompidou, Palace of Versailles and Musee d’Orsay. To provide deep insight into different civilizations and culture, these exhibits are displayed chronologically - from ancient times to the present. In addition all this, Louvre features Children’s Museum, various exhibitions, restaurant, café and a boutique.
After museum visit, you will be taken by your waiting driver to the elegant Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This is truly an Islamic architectural wonder that blends the traditional as well as contemporary Arabian artistic styles.
Covering around 30 acres of land, this large mosque can accommodate thousands of worshipers at a time! As you walk around the Grand Mosque’s courtyard, you could see the shining exterior surface of the mosque, which is made up of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. The main dome, at the center of the prayer hall, is one among world’s largest mosque-domes. Step inside the Mosque to see the beautiful traditional designs from floor to ceiling. You can also see the mosque’s other priceless features such as world’s largest hand-woven carpet, large crystal chandeliers, flower-patterned floral artworks, glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals, to name a few. Don't forget to take precious snaps of this inspiring structure.
After completing the full day museum and mosque tour, you will be returned to your hotel / selected location in Dubai.