the Louvre used to be a fortress, then a palace and then it became a museum later on
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That is up to individual interpretation. Everybody has their ownopinions on why. It has seen use a both a royal palace and as a famous museum forart.
You take the métro - ligne 1.
On August 10, 1793 , the revolutionary governmentopened the MusÃ©e Central des Arts in the Grande Galerie of theLouvre.
because it was big built in 1990
It's the name of an important museum in Paris and a former royal palace.
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It originally began to be built then, but it has changed over thecenturies and the building has only been used as a museum since1793.
It was built because King Philippe Auguste in 1190 wanted it to protect Paris but later it turned into a palace. Then the throne was moved to a different place and that place was later turned to a museum as like right now. After it became a museum, a lot of changes were made like the glass pyramid.
the Arc de Triomphe is 2.5 km away from the Louvre museum. The walk is short but there are plenty of things to look at (the Place de la Concorde and its obelisk and beautiful fountains, the 'Petit Palais' and 'Grand Palais' and all of the Champs Elysees avenue. Two hours are just enough to enjoy the...
There was a hot debate about the Louvre pyramid back when it was built. Many people opposed it on political grounds (it was a vanity project of the then president, the Socialist Mitterand), some on the grounds that is was utterly expensive, others because they though it would disfigure the...
They look at stuff. After all, it's a museum and art gallery. Strictly not interactive.
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yes. The destination on your ticket will be Central Paris. Change at Châtelet les Halles onto Line 1, direction Défense.
Right from the beginning, even before it was the main seat of the Kings. The original Louvre was a fortress, part of the defences of Paris, built in about 1200. The names seems to derive from louverie - a wolf's lair.
According to the official website of Louvre Museum, it is only closed every Tuesday and on the following French holidays: December 25, January 1, May 1, and August 15. In another words, it should be opened on Easter..
Daily from 0900 to 1800, except Tuesdays, Jan 1st, May 1st and Christmas Day
It was built by Daniel H. Burnham.But the architects are: Daniel H. Burnham and Company (until 1912) Graham, Burnham and company (1912-1917) Graham, Anderson, Probst, and White (1917-1920)
Because they have heard she is famous.
In terms of floor space (square ft/m), no. That said, it is the most visited annually (some 8,880,000 people). The largest art museum in the world is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC (aka the Met). The single building is *over* 2,000,000 million square feet (more than 185,806.08 square meters...
It is in the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France.
The LOUVRE in Paris. For pictures of the ptramid, see http://www.franceinpictures.com/louvre.htm
The distance between the Louvre museum and the Eiffel tower is 4 km. ---it's 3km as the crow flies...taking surface streets would add a little, but not much...3 km is about 1.9 miles, by the way.4km
Because it contains very important art.
It was built in 1989 ( pyramid) and 1190s (museum) .
Mona Lisa belonged to King Francois I. The royal collections became part of the Louvre museum. So she was there from the start.
You will need to contact the Louvre directly to discuss and acquire their reproduction rights.
About thirty-five thousand pieces of art and history, from Antiquity to the nineteenth century.
It is called the MusÃ©e du Louvre , it's the main museum of France and it's located in Paris.
Yes, the Louvre is an art museum. It is located in Paris and has over 30,000 pieces on display. These pieces are divided among 8 categories, including Islamic art, paintings, and Egyptian antiquities.
It is one of the world's largest museums
Because of all of the priceless, ageless works of art held inside its walls. Also because of its rich history.
Please clarify what you want to know about Louvre Art works during World War 1 and 2. Thanks for using answers com and wikianswers com.
exhibiting art masterpieces from all over the world. Also was once used as "apartments" during Luis the 15th (?) era
It was designed by Ieoh Ming Pei - an American architect of Chinese descent.
it contains the mona lisa
The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci Liberty Leading the People by Eugene DealcroixThe Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques Louis DavidThe Raft of the Medusa by Theodore Gericault
you just have to cross the Rue de Rivoli to go from the Louvre pyramid to the Palais-Royal.
Le Louvre is a gallery in France. So you'd be looking at artwork like scupltures, paintings etc.. I've seen it and it's amazing and beautiful! I'd say it's a MUST SEE you have to go there and explore it:)
It was the principal royal residence until Louis XIV rebuilt Versailles.
The mona Lisa is housed at the Louvre museum in Paris.
ieoh Ming Pei - an American architect of Chinese descent
77cm × 33cm or 30in × 21in
I.M. Pei, a Chinese architect. He designed the Louvre Pyramid. The palace is very old.
it used to be a palace it has the Mona Lisa and try this link... http/www.louvre.fr/llv/musee/mission.jsp?bmLocale=en and this link... http://www.aviewoncities.com/paris/louvre.htm
No, it has been said she is never to leave the Louvre again. She has been exhibited elsewhere twice: from December 1962 to March 1963, the French government lent it to the United States to be displayed in New York City and Washington D.C.. In 1974, the painting was exhibited in Tokyo and Moscow.
In the Denon wing, 1st floor, room 6, you will find 22 paintings, Mona Lisa and the following 19 Italian paintings, one Flemish and a French one: Camille Corot (French): Woman with a Pearl (not the famous Vermeer one!) van Calcar (Flemish): Portrait Dosso Dossi: Portrait of a Man F Brusesorci:...
It is a central landmark of Paris, France and is located on the Right Bank of the Seine.
The Louvre, the musée d'Orsay (specialized into impressionism), the musée Carnavalet (everything about the history of Paris at the time of the French revolution), the musée Branly (primal arts), the centre Georges Pompidou (the 'inside-out' building, hosting modern art). And those are all in...
No she was happy she just didn't have as big as a smile as most people.
Monsieur Du Parte built Louvre pyramid
It was officially opened on February 14 1998.
the cathedral Notre Dame, the Eiffel tower, the Louvre museum are all in Paris, France.
Art. Paintings, sculptures...
The Louvre is 21.64 meters tall and one side of the pyramid is35.42 meters.
The Louvre is extremely famous, you can ask anyone if they know about the Mona Lisa and they should say that its in the louvre.
In 1793, under the First Republic.
In the novel, The Da Vinci Code, the inverted pyramid at the Louvre is seen as the Chalice or a feminine symbol. Its counterpart is the stone pyramid which stand for the Blade or the masculine symbol.
In the museum shops copies are sold.
It is in the Louvre museum, Paris, France.
The Winged Victory of Samothrace
The painting was stolen August 21, 1911. It was found two years later and ceremoniously restored to her rightful place on January 4, 1914.
No, the Vatican is NOT the location of the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa has a secure place in the Louvre (museum) in Paris, France.
This is simply the French spelling for Pyramid- you know the four-sided triangular monuments of Ancient Egypt. I had six years of French and never saw this spelling. The Pyramids did figure in the Napoleonic wars- which also saw the discovery and eventual decoding of the Rosetta stone- a landmark in...
The French government. Most large fine museums are supported/owned by the government and the Louvre fits this.
No, there are no copies of 'David" at the Louvre, the copies are in different towns in Italy, and the original stands in Florence italy.
from 1750 to 1785 there was a display of the royal painting collections. French revolutionaries confiscated the pieces of art belonging to the royals and turned the Louvre in a museum which was inaugurated in 1793, a year after the monarchy was abolished.
There is a Luxembourg Palace in Paris. It contains many paintings by Delacroix and Rubens. Built 1650-20 and is located on the left bank of the Seine. The 'Mona Lisa' is in the Louvre Museum, a building which was also once a Royal Palace.