The Louvre Museum

The most famous museum in Paris 

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The Lourve is one of the oldest, largest and most famous art galleries and museums in the world. The main building of the museum was previously a royal palace. Located in the centre of the city of Paris, the museum is the starting point of the historic axis (L'Axe historique) which is a sequence of monuments and grand thoroughfares on a route leading out of Paris. 

 


>>The famous Pyramid main entrance of the museum<<


The Lourve Museum is famous for holding several of the world's most prestigious works of art, such as Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo statue. The museum is made more famous by the critically acclaimed novel by Dan Brown turned Hollywood movie called the Da Vinci Code which used the Lourve as the back-stage.

 

Visit the official website of the museum to view all art pieces and their detail by clicking here.

 

 

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>>Taken inside the Pyramid<< 

 

>>The Napoleon Hall (reception area) is down the spiral staircase from the Pyramid<< 

 

>>There are hundred of rooms inside the museum which couldn't run through in just a day<< 

 

>>Taken at the stairway inside the Louvre<< 

 

>>The museum is crowded all year round<< 

 

>>Aphrodite, known as Venus de Milo<<

 

>>The Winged Victory of Samothrace<< 

 

 >>Taken at La Pyramide Inversée (the Inverted Pyramid) in an underground shopping mall in front of the Louvre Museum<<

 

 

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