The moment someone says Paris, you will automatically get lost in the beauty of it. This is the impact of Paris on everyone around the world. Even if you have not visit the place yet you will keep drooling in its beauty, such is the aura and reputation of the place. It is exclusively diversified society that practices higher advanced culture of living. Paris is counted one of the most beautiful places of the world and simultaneously is the prime fashion capital. It is the city of love and lights, and fashion and art. The city has showcased some of the best masterpieces the earth has ever known.
However, Paris is gifted with over 153 museums from which one place is such that no one ever skips after visiting the city. Musée du Louvre is the most grand and largest museum you will ever come across in the history. The place is 60,600 square meters expanse with nearly 35,000 artifacts kept safely in it. The museum has collection of popular and the most celebrated work of art. It has nearly 8 million visitors every year.
The museum is popularly known as Louvre and carries it fame to safeguard the most popular Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Besides it also has Venus de Milo, a marble statue of the Roman goddess of love, the winged victory which is another marble statue in the Louvre, and Venus (Aphrodite in Greek) is well known for its structural balance. Moreover, it also possess 600 years of fine French artistry, for example: The Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques-Louis David and Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix.
All the different work of arts is segregated into Greek and Roman Antiques, Egyptian Antiques, Oriental Antiques sculpture and paintings at every corner of the building. Other than this, the building is also an artifact to examine. An interesting fact about the louvre building is it was built as fortress and therefore you will see the medieval, stone-walled portions on the building. Also an added Louvre Pyramid is a modern touch to the museum’s age-old outline.
Louvre is grand and magnificent it is not something that would get completed in a day. If you are interested and wish to get a memorable experience, a small advice would be to book the louvre biglietti a musement.com beforehand as it is really hard to get one with the never ending crowd. Another advice would be to visit the place on Bastille Day and the first Sunday of each month as the entrance is free on these days. As the museum is huge there are chances you may get lost and this is why you make sure to plan it well. You can go online and get some extra information. You can note the must visit places and later and come for an unforgettable experience. The city is filled with love and one only takes much love and memories back home. May be this is why you will never find people who would not wish to visit the place time and again.
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