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Manarat al Saadiyat

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Manarat Al Saadiyat is the first art and culture centre of the Saadiyat Cultural District, the future home of Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Meaning "Place of Enlightenment" in Arabic, Manarat Al Saadiyat offers a...more
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Manarat al Saadiyat Shk Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Highway | Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I got the chance to see a photo exhibition which covered abu Dhabi. There were other workshops but timings did not suit me as I had to return to Dubai. Will visit again. Very close to other art museums.

Thank shekchilly09
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Manarat al Saadiyat is a good place to exhibit your paintings as it has a huge space to design how you would like your exhibition materialised. It offer a studio where you and your kids can do workshops for your imagination. Trust me it will...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I went to watch a movie with a few friends and while waiting for the movie to start we walked around to explore. The place is beautiful and the architecture matches the theme of the building ( art and creative). I recommend checking the website...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

A good place for those interested in innovative art and the history of art. There are specific exhibitions scheduled throughout the year and it is located on a Big Bus route.More

Thank philandy47
Manaratalsaadiyat1, Owner at Manarat al Saadiyat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Valued Visitor, We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards your feedback, as every visitor opinion is valuable and instrumental towards our growth and development. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to MAS and have taken the time to...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Beautiful place as always.. This time we retuned for a lecture on galaxies and stars with viewing the moon via professional telescopes. The service on the help desk are friendly and helpful. Feel free to roam around to view more art in the different halls....More

Thank AnnaPascal
Manaratalsaadiyat1, Owner at Manarat al Saadiyat, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Ms. Anna, We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards your feedback, as every visitor opinion is valuable and instrumental towards our growth and development. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to MAS and have taken the time to...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I LOVE this space. I have been here for art shows, exhibits and movie screenings. Manarat al Saadiyat is a gorgeous exhibition space on Saadiyat Island complete with a lush green outdoor eatery that allows for a leisurely and delicious meal. It's an expansive space...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This gallery is a little bit out of the way but I managed to get there with a combination of local bus and taxi. There were two exhibitions - 10 years of Emirates Photography competition - fabulous and a very contemporary Barcelona to Abu Dhabi...More

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Manaratalsaadiyat1, Owner at Manarat al Saadiyat, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Ms. Alisontoia, We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards your feedback, as every visitor opinion is valuable and instrumental towards our growth and development. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to MAS and have taken the time to...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this stop to see what is going to be constructed for future generations. They are building an renewable and self sustainable city. The plans are amazing. We even got to drive in pod like , self driving car.More

Thank Ramadama
Manaratalsaadiyat1, Owner at Manarat al Saadiyat, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Valued Visitor, We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards your feedback, as every visitor opinion is valuable and instrumental towards our growth and development. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to MAS and have taken the time to...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Abu Dhabi Art is held at this venue that brings together some very fine galleries, entertainment and children's workshops. Outside of the event one can find exhibitions. I like to go to the free cinema's in the auditorium. Cinema Space runs restored classics and film...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Most recent visit was the weekend of the Abu Dhabi Art Fair - outstanding lectures, exhibits, musical guests - make it an all-out art day as you can easily combine Manarat al Saadiyat with a visit to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Jocyl C
21 April 2018|
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Response from Skulmoski | Reviewed this property |
Hi, once in Abu Dhabi, I would either telephone Manarat or ask your concierge. I do hope you also get to see the Louvre. Regards GJS
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Jocyl C
3 December 2017|
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You can roam at your leisure and there is a nice cafe
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Jocyl C
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It is free
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