"The Louvre Museum is probably..." Musée du Louvre Tip by JaumeBCN

Musée du Louvre, Paris: 796 reviews and 1,585 photos

 
 

The Louvre Museum is probably the most important museum in the World. The king François I was the first art collector acquiring some works. By 1793 the palace possessed 650 works, by 1933 more than 173.000. From Greek masterpieces such as the 200 b.C. Victory of Samothrace or the II century b.C. Venus de Milo to outstanding works by Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Rubens, Velázquez, El Greco, Dürer? Bu the most 'popular' painting at the Louvre Museum is the Mona Lisa (La Gioconda), painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

Address: 99 rue de Rivoli, 75058 Paris,
Directions: Near Rue de l'Amiral de Coligny.
Phone: +33 1 40 20 50 50
Website: http://www.louvre.fr/

Review Helpfulness: 1 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

Top 10,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 7 3 4 1

Have you been to Paris?

  Share Your Travels