A Visit to the Most Famous Museum in the World

The Louvre in Paris is the world’s most famous and largest fine arts museum. Around 10 million people every year visit the museum and are attracted by it's iconic pyramid and the Mona Lisa painting.
The Louvre Inverted Pyramid
This museum, once a royal palace, is organized in various departments: an Oriental Antiquities department, Egyptian Antiquities department, Greek Antiquities department and Roman and Etruscan departments. Some 35000 works of art are on display, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, prints and drawings and Islamic art. 

These are some of the most impressive paintings on display: The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix and The Wedding at Cana by Paolo Veronese. 

Famous Painting of Mona Lisa in the Louvre in Paris

The most famous sculptures are: Venus de Milo, an ancient Greek statue;  Seated Scribe, an ancient Egyptian sculpture; Winged Victory of Samothrace, a Hellenistic sculptur.

Statue Venus de Milo in the Louvre in Paris

Statue of Sphinx in the Louvre in Paris

Inside the Louvre Museum

The Coronation of Napoleon in the Louvre, Paris

Beautiful decorated Ceiling at the Louvre in Paris

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, or the Nike of Samothrace; Located in the Louvre in Paris

Iconic Pyramid at the Louvre in Paris; Inside View

Location Louvre: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France.
Website: Louvre

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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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