Abu Dhabi Mosque & Louvre Museum with Lunch from Dubai
Abu Dhabi, which translates to Father of the Gazelle is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Your trip to the UAE is incomplete without witnessing the extravagance of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque and the artistic wonders of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is quite the exquisite structure clad in white marble, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque is amongst the largest and most beautiful mosques around the world. It features 82 domes, 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers, the world's largest hand-woven carpet and can accommodate an astonishing number of 40,000 worshippers at a time. The walls are carved with intricate Islamic writing and the surroundings are adorned with well-manicured landscaping and reflective pools. The Founder of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan is buried at this mosque.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a spectacular museum city in the sea, Louvre Abu Dhabi is a sprawling cultural beacon that seeks to harmonize different cultures and celebrates the achievements of artists from all around the globe. A stimulating attraction for kids and adults alike, Louvre Abu Dhabi boasts a dazzling collection of artworks, artifacts, and loans from France’s top museums. The collection here is symbolic of the entirety of human evolution, right from its prehistoric rarities to contemporary pieces of art.
You will be picked up from your given address and once everyone is on board, you will cruise along the splendid Sheikh Zayed road for an hour and a half to reach Abu Dhabi. During this ride, you will see the skyscrapers of Dubai, the interim desert lands, Last Exit, the country’s first food truck park, the magnificent Dubai Parks and Resort and finally reach your first halt for the day. You will walk into the Sheikh Zayed Mosque with your tour guide who will give you an elaborate tour of the mosque, its different facets, the magnitude of its architecture and the superstitions that govern the mosque.
You will then proceed to Yas Island and see the Ferrari World on your way to the Yas Mall, where you will be provided with some lunch. After a satisfying lunch, you shall head to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, where you will disembark and proceed for an audio guided tour. Soak in generous views of the sea and Abu Dhabi's skyline on your way to the mesmerising dome of the Louvre and walk through the 55 detached buildings housing art galleries, a children's museum, an exhibition, a boutique gift shop, a restaurant and a café. Two hours later, the bus will pick you up from the Louvre and head back to Dubai. You can reminiscence your day on this comfortable journey back and reach your hotel/home just in time for dinner.