Perfectly perched on the waterfront in Abu Dhabi’s cultural district on Saadiyat Island‚ the Louvre Abu Dhabi epitomises grandeur. From the towering palm trees that line the road of the entrance to the world-class architecture that creates the illusion of a floating oasis‚ the Louvre Abu Dhabi is a breathtaking sight.The Times was among a group of media outlets from around the globe that was invited to attend a press tour of the Louvre last Tuesday. After a week of celebratory affairs‚ the museum officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday night.The idea of Louvre Abu Dhabi was born in 2007 after an agreement was made between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France‚ and has been in the making for the past decade.Speaking at the press tour‚ Mohamed Khalifa al-Mubarak‚ chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, said the Louvre was so much more than a museum for the UAE."Louvre is not just a museum‚ it is a hub of culture‚ education and tolerance. This is a museum...

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