Proudly showcasing aspects of the ancient world for well over a hundred years is the Barakat Gallery, with prominent collections in Abu Dhabi, London, and Beverly Hills, each designed to transport all those who venture within into another time and place. The Abu Dhabi edition is located downtown, in close proximity to a luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi such as the elegant Kingsgate Hotel Abu Dhabi. Inquire at the front desk of your resident hotel Abu Dhabi for directions to this stunning attraction. The prestigious Barakat Gallery has been in operation for five generations of the Barakat Family, which has been dedicated to highlighting aspects of the ancient world for modern appreciation. The collection’s specialty is in items of Classical, Biblical, Chinese, Near Eastern, Byzantine, Pre-Colombian, African, Asian, and pre-civilization eras. Fine jewellery collections and numismatics are another highlight of this unique institution. Travel through different eras, experience a variety of cultures all through a few steps into one room or the other. Come face-to-face with the elegant Greek gods of yore and stand shoulder to shoulder with the proud kings and queens that made history and continue to do so. History buffs and casual observers will be floored by the historicity and opulence of this magnificent collection so visit the Barakat Gallery the next time you’re in Abu Dhabi and let your imagination soar.
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