You probably know the Arab World Institute of Paris, but were you aware that the Musée du Louvre had opened an entirely new Department of Islamic Art to the public? About 3 000 artworks covering a millennium of history are awaiting your visit near the Hotel Opéra Cadet! So, don’t hesitate.
From the Hotel Opéra Cadet, in about fifteen minutes, you’ll find yourself in one of the biggest museums of the world: The Louvre! Inside, you’ll find the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, but also many other history and art treasures! Sarcophaguses, Greek and Roman statues… and a Department of Islamic Art you cannot miss!
From the Maghreb to the Mughal Empire: objects straight from the Thousand and One Nights, from the 7th century to the beginning of the 19th century …From the architectural items to the textiles and the carpets, from the furniture to the precious objects, you’ll plunge into all the dimensions of a fascination civilisation!