Enthrall your soul by visiting the elegant Louver Museum, Paris
This museum is one of the largest museums and art galleries in the world. This central landmark of Paris city placed on the Right Bank of the Seine. It is former residence of the kings of France, built in the beginning of the 13th century to defend Paris against the English and Normans. Surrounded by towered walls, it decorated with sculptures by Jean Goujon.
Now this magnificent fortress becomes one of the most illustrious museums, and one of the most famous tourist destinations in Paris. From middle ages to 1848, western art, like sculptures, prints, drawings, paintings and art from antique civilization like Greek, Roman, Oriental, Etruscan and Egyptian, boosts the importance of this place. Over 35,000 objects belonged to the 19th century, exhibited over an area of 60,600 sq. m. A large section in t he museum devoted to Islamic art.
Universally famous antique works of art in the louver include a statue of Sumerian Gudea, and Egyptian painted stone statue, the Victory of Samothrace, and the Venus de Milo. Important paintings are Leonardo da Vinciâ€™s Mona Lisa, Pieta of Avignon, Watteauâ€™s Embarkation for Cythera, and Veroneseâ€™s immense wedding at Cana. Amongst the items, one of the most notable is a parade helmet, belongs to Charles VI. It is on exhibit in the Salle Saint-Louis.
The architectural structures of the vault will from now on be included in the visit tour. Thus, it is possible to walk along the moats of the medieval fortification. Your prioritized guided tour of this museum focuses on three world-famous the victory of Samothrace, The Venus de Milo, and Mona Lisa painting, which painted at the start of the 16th century.
For those who plan to visit many monuments and museums in Paris, for the, Discover France offers the â€œMuseum and Monuments Cardâ€. This card remains valid for unlimited visits. It can purchase from Paris Tourist Office, at the Eiffel Tower, Paris train station, metro Station and at other 70 attractions.
By booking place on this tour, one can save his time, as he can skip the long queues, and make the most of his limited time inside the Worldâ€™s Largest Museum. This tour conducted by a qualified guide interpreter, and if anyone wants to continue exploring the museum. Then he could stay the Louvre.
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