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VIDEO: 9 things you NEED to know about the soon-to-be-opened Louvre

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The Louvre’s Dome-like structure weighs the same as the Eiffel tower in France (Approximately 7500 tonnes)

The large Dome design is inspired by Palm Leaves

There are 4 Piers that support the Dome

7850 stars make the geometric structure

The highest point of the Dome is 40 meter above sea level

The Louvre Abu Dhabi’s galleries will tell the story of humanity in 12 chapters

There will be 4 temporary exhibitions per year

The Louvre Abu Dhabi was nominated in the Times of London as one of the top 10 buildings in the world to get excited about

It will eventually have the Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi as Neighbors