Asked in Middle Ages
What was the purpose for Louvre when it was first built during the Middle Ages?
The Louvre was originally built as a fort. There is a link below to the history section of an article on the Louvre. ...
Asked in Louvre Museum, Museums
What structure is used for the entrance of the Louvre Museum?
La pyramide du Louvre, built in the 80ies during François Mitterand's presidency ...
Asked in Paris
Is the pyramide du Louvre on the left or right side of the Seine?
The Louvre museum and the pyramid built in its courtyard are on the right bank of the Seine river. ...
When was the Louvre built?
The Louvre is one of the most famous buildings in Paris. It was built in 1170 and for the purpose of being a fortress. Now it is an art museum containing some of the most valuable and magnificent paintings in the world. ...
Asked in Louvre Museum
What was built at the entrance of the louvre in 1990?
Well, I don't know anything that happened in 1990, but I know that the Louvre Pyramid was completed in 1989. Hope that helps. ...
Asked in Pyramids, Louvre Museum
Is the louvre pyramid really built with 666 window panes?
The number 666 came from a brochure issued by the Louvre in the 1980's before the pyramid was built. Changes made during construction increased the number to 673. ...
What date was the louvre built?
The Louvre Palace began as a fortress built in the late 12th Century. The building was extended many times to form the present Palace. In 1672 Louis X1V left the palace (for Versailles) leaving the Louvre to display the Royal Collections. During the French Revolution, the National Assembly declared that the Louvre should be maintained to show the French National collection of Treasures ...