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Abu Dhabi temporary closes major cultural sites

Abu Dhabi, The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is temporarily closing cultural sites in the emirate, from March 15 until March 31.

The decision was attributed to precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors.

The closed cultural sites include; Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Qasr Al Hosn, Culture Foundation, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort and Qasr Al Muwaiji, the UAE news agency WAM reported.

“The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance to us. We will update you once the cultural sites resume normal operations,” the Department said in a statement.

Other cultural centers, including; Bait Al Oud, Berklee Abu Dhabi, and Al Qatara Art Center will remain open as usual, offering art classes but with health and safety restrictions.

Source: Bahrain News Agency