General Travel News

Louvre Talking Art Exhibition Extended

The “Talking Art Louvre Abu Dhabi” exhibition will continue at the Emirates Palace until 29 August 2009.  The exhibition was opened last May to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Sadiyat Island.   The museum will open in 2013 and a sample of artworks are on display at the Emirates Palace. The Tourism Development and Investment Company is the organizer of the exhibition.  They said it is being extended because of popular demand.

TDIC director for culture said “We are heartened by the extraordinary turnout of visitors, particularly to the educational events, such as the roundtable discussions, the briefings to teachers, and the children’s workshops.”  There are two daily sessions of the guided tour “Talking Art: Louvre Abu Dhabi” at 11 am and 6 pm.  Every Monday between 10 am and 12 noon art workshops are offered for children between ages 11 and 18. 
 

More General Travel News
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
What to do with Children in Tow

What to do with Children in Tow

Larnaca, Cyprus

It is not really possible to see the whole city within a day, but you can still catch some of the main attractions if you start early and plan accordingly. The Choirokoitia settlement is one of the main places to visit in Larnaca and you can do so if you start very early in the day. The settlement will keep you occupied until lunch time when you can head back to the main city and grab some traditi...

Fuamulaku

Fuamulaku

Maldives, Maldives

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Maldives is the island of Fuamulaku. The island is exceptionally fertile and has numerous fruit and vegetable farms where one can get delicious locally grown pineapples, mangoes and oranges etc. The fruits and vegetables grown over here are not found elsewhere in the country. Fuamulaku is a secluded island in the middle of the Equatorial Channel and a...

Haji Ali

Haji Ali

Mumbai, India

Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque  and shrine on an island off the coast in Worli. It was built in memory of  Haji Ali, a rich Muslim merchant who gave up all worldly pleasures before embarking on a pilgrimage. Popular not just with Mumbaikars but also people from all over the country and abroad, this mosque (dargah) is built in the Indo-Islamic style of architecture and looks stunning amid...

National Museum of China

National Museum of China

Beijing, China

The National Museum of China is at the tail end of a renovation which will modernize the museum and more than triple its exhibition space.  The world’s largest collection of Chinese antiquities is housed here.  The museum covers Chinese history up until the end of the end of the Qing Dynasty.  The oldest item on display is the remains of Yuanmou Man, dating back 1.7 million years. ...