The Louvre Museum


Tourist attractions Louvre Museum is located in the heart of Paris the French state, which was originally a palace of the Louvre. But now the Louvre Museum became one of the largest and most famous museums in France and even in the world. Louvre Museum was founded in the 16th century with the first collection is the private collection of King Francis I of the Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci's work is very well known today. Growing collection of artwork from contributors and the kings who buy works of art. During the French Revolution around 1793, the Louvre became a national art museum and private royal collection opened to the public.

Louvre Museum has a collection of diverse ranging from Antiquity until the mid-19th century, there were approximately 1 million works of art with 35,000 of them on display for the general spread over three sides of the building of the former palace. Some famous works from the Louvre Museum is the Venus of Milo, and the Nike oof Samothrake, the Dying Slave by Michelaangelo and the Mona Lisa works of Leonardo da Vinci. To enter the museum can through the Louvre Pyramid or via the Carrousel du Louvre which has direct access on three sides of the building is such that Sully, Richelieu and Denon.

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Sully is the oldest of the Louvre where the ground floor and first floor there is a collection of antiques in the 30 rooms will be found antiquities of Egypt, such as artifacts, sculpture Seated Scribe and colossal statues of Pharaoh Ramses II, and there is also a statue of Aphrodite, or better known as the Venus of Milo is one of the Greek collection of the Louvre. If you want to see some remnants of a medieval castle in the Louvre and was found in the Lower Ground Floor.



Richelieu is a collection of paintings medieval times to the 19th century from all over Europe work master painters such as Rubens and Rembrandt to the work of the famous Lacemaker by Jan Vermeer and Virgin Chancellor Rolin, a work of the 15th century by painters Flemish Jan van Eyck contained in the second floor. Decorative artwork with objects such as clocks, furniture, china and tapestries, there is also a decoration depicting Napoleon III Apartments interior design when the royal palace is still used all contained in pertma floor. While on the lower ground floor there are many well-known collection of sculptures as large marble statue was made in the 18th century by Guillaume Coustou, also the tomb of Philippe Pot. To view the antiques is on the ground floor with the main attraction is the Code of Hammurabi written by Babylonian legal code as large basalt stele from the 18th century BC.

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Denon is the most crowded and visited by many tourists with the main attraction is the Mona Lisa located on the second floor pertma, other works of the Wedding at Cana Veronese and Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I by Jacques Louis David. There is also the Winged Victory of Samothrace, Greek marble sculpture displayed in the atrium connecting the Denon with Sully. Denon ground floor is filled with a collection of Roman and Etruscan antiquities and the collection of sculptures from the Renaissance to the 19th century, there is also a marble statue of Psyche Antonio Canova and the Dying Slave by Michelangelo. On this floor also terdpat eight rooms with collections of artifacts from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.

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The latest addition of the Louvre is the construction of the Louvre Pyramid, which serves as the main entrance of the museum. The pyramid was built in 1989 by the famous American architect IM Pei. Pyramid glass allows sunlight to enter the basement. How interesting is not, tourist attractions Louvre Museum which is one of the popular tourist attractions in Paris France


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