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The Louvre
The Louvre is the biggest museum in the world. Its most famost masterpiece is the painting "La Joconde" from Leonard Da Vinci. It is a really huge place, the Palace of The Louvre include the famous museum of course, but also a commercial center (Carrousel) and the Pyramid of glass from the architect I. M. Pei.

The Louvre (1)


The Louvre (2)


The Louvre (3)


The Louvre Pyramid


The Louvre Pyramid inside the Carrousel


Pyrmid attracting people


Statue at the Carrousel Place


Carrousel of the Louvre


Along the Louvre : Rivoli Street


Place Collette near the Louvre (1)


Place Collette near the Louvre (2)


The metro entrance is very decorated.

Moliere statue


Moliere statue stone


More about The Louvre
The Louvre (French: Musée du Louvre) in Paris, France, is the most visited and one of the oldest, largest, and most famous art galleries and museums in the world.
The Louvre has a long history of artistic and historic conservation, inaugurated in the Capetian dynasty and continuing to this day. The building was previously a royal palace and holds some of the world's most famous works of art, such as Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne, Madonna of the Rocks, Jacques Louis David's Oath of the Horatii, Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People and Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo. Located in the centre of the city of Paris, between the Rive Droite of the Seine and the rue de Rivoli in the Ier arrondissement, it is accessed by the Palais Royal — Musée du Louvre Metro station. The equestrian statue of Louis XIV constitutes the starting point of the "axe historique", but the palace is not aligned on this axis.
With 8.3 million visitors in 2006,[1] the Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world.

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