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Louvre Museum, Paris

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With an impressive collection of 30,000 pieces, it's nearly impossible to see all of Louvre Museum. The three "Great Ladies,” Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Mona Lisa, may be the museum’s most well-known attractions. The Michelangelo gallery is just one of 30-plus galleries, each with a theme, such as bronze. Masterpieces aren't the only pieces that stand out. Religious artifacts include a fragment of the Egyptian Book of the Dead on papyrus. Even more impressive is the Code of Hammurabi from the Mesopotamian civilization. English-language tours are available on several days, but you need advance registration. Join a city museum tour or order tickets in advance so you won't wait in a long line to gain entry. Take a look at our Paris itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Louvre Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Go ahead! One of the most beautiful exhibition of the moment of presence in nocturne on Friday and... book in advance
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  • A museum filled with history with essential works, the Mona Lisa, the coronation of Napoleon, liberty leading the people, the raft of the Medusa, a joy to see these tables to better understand our history at our own pace. Visit I recommend with a guide. Well cordially.
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  • If you don't visit the Louvre at least once in your life, you must not have ever been to Paris. There is no other excuse for not seeing the Mona Lisa, a Winged Victory, and Venus de Milo. Make sure to...  more »
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  • Excellent museum!! It's beautiful and has a good mix of new and ancient... I got to see the Mona Lisa and tons of other paintings, which was super exciting! There's so much to see, you might need 2 or 3 days to do it... It's in a beautiful part of Paris... You're allowed to take pics here (some museums don't allow it)... I definitely want to go back...
  • I loved seeing the things I've only read about in books come alive. Sculptures, paintings, artifacts are all well displayed. Apart from this, the palace itself is a wonder. With ornate ceilings and walls, you can also spend a lot of time looking up. The place is huge. Wear comfortable shoes.
  • So this was a dream come true for me to see Paris and spend several hours in this iconic wonderful gallery and museum. Literally incredible. The food inside (Paul's patisserie) was great value for money. The only thing I would do differently is to purchase the entrance tickets in advance thus avoiding the hefty cue to get in. Can't wait to go back.
  • It's hard to enjoy this museum not so much because of tourists like ourselves, we expected this, but because of poor signage. We found it completely difficult to navigate through the different exhibits. We had a map and an app but still no luck. In 2 hours we probably saw half of the top 10 pieces we wanted to view but on a good note we discovered great pieces along the way.
  • It has a huge connection of art. The paintings are mainly related to Christianity, but are amazing. The museum is just huge. If you minutely want to see everything, even a day may not be sufficient. If you want to save money, try to visit our on the first Sunday of a month when most of the museums in Paris offer free entry.