Five things not to miss at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi - Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the public today
The long wait is finally over. Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the public today and here are five masterpieces one should not miss:
A statue of Alexander the Great, frames a colonnade of Roman busts that include several emperors.
Portrait of a Woman, named La Belle Ferronniere by Lenoardo Da Vinci.
Portrait of a Woman by Pablo Picasso, done in France,1928.
The Belvedere Apollo (1542-1543) in Bronze by Francesco Primaticcio at Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Horses of the Sun by Gilles Guerin, France, 1668-1675 on display at Louvre Abu Dhabi. Photos by Ryan Lim, AFP
From Abu Dhabi
How to get there
Take Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway (E12), which can be accessed from Corniche Road or Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street or Zayed the First Street. Take exit right after Sheikh Khalifa Bridge to the museum.
Start on the Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road (E11) and take Abu Dhabi-Shahama Road (E10). Switch to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway and take exit before Sheikh Khalifa Bridge.Taxi fare from Abu Dhabi city will cost between Dh30 and Dh40Catch these buses to get there: Numbers 192 and 193
Museum Timings10am to 10pm
Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday
10am to 11pm
Thursday and Friday
Ticket CostsDh60 - for those aged above 22 years
Dh30 - for those aged between 13 and 22 years
Free entry - for children aged 13 and under