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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. Put Louvre Museum into our Paris online tour itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paris.
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  • If you want to face a much shorter queue to buy entrance to the Louvre Museum, the Louvre Carousel, through an underground shopping mall located at 99 Rue de Rivoli. Decreases in some 2 hours your time in line.
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  • Everyone must visit this place at some point in their lives. It’s simply amazing. The museum is massive and you won’t get to see all of it in one day visit. Check the opening times before you go, beca...  more »
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  • This museum is stunning inside and out! Amazing works of art and a must once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommend!! The line to go though security at the main entrance moved quickly as it took us less than ten minutes. I purchased the audio guide and it was great for mapping out the must sees and getting background information on highlighted artwork. I recommend the audio guide because you can always sit on a bench and listen to the commentary or walk around. The food inside is expensive but that is too be expected. Their gift shops are well stocked with lots of options. Purchased a Paris pop up book in English as a gift and it was definitely worth the price!
  • This place was one of the places that I thought would give touch of the history and goosebumps to the people .. there’s only fewer words in dictionary to describe this Breathtaking and beautiful - as a lover of art and history was definitely not disappointed with my visit. Managed to spend the whole day there without even noticing. So much to see, and experience. You truly cannot fully see and experience all in only one day. I loved the audio visual aids and guided tours. One of my many highlights was witnessing an artist paint a beautiful piece. My only disappointment was the closure announcement and having to leave. Will definitely return again and again.
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