The Louvre Museum is an old royal palace
located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris
on the right bank of the Seine.
The Louvre Museum is the world’s largest art museum
and a historic monument in Paris.
In 2017, the Louvre was the world’s most visited art museum,
receiving 8.1 million visitors.
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Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century
are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square metres
(782,910 square feet).
The most admired painting in art history
can be viewed in the Louvre .
The Louvre Pyramid is a large glass and metal pyramid
designed by Chinese-American architect Pei,
surrounded by three smaller pyramids.
The large pyramid serves as the main entrance
to the Louvre Museum.
The main pyramid was a technical challenge.
Completed in 1989,
it has become a landmark of the city of Paris.
Entrance Rue de Rivoli
Pei is clearly inspired by
pyramids of the Giza site in Egypt, the
pyramid of Cheops being the most famous.
Equestrian Statue of King Louis XIV
The Famous Men are a series of 86 statues
installed on the wings of courtyard of the Louvre.
Most are historical personalities of French culture.
Pavillon de l’ Horloge
Carroussel du Louvre
Jardin des Tuileries