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Skip-the-Line Entrance Access to Louvre Museum with Local Host
"Once you meet your local provider at the meeting point he will guide you past the lines for a quick and easy access. Once inside the museum your tour will be self-guided. You can thus see what you are interested in such as the “Mona Lisa” and “Venus de Milo.” Discover masterpieces of the Renaissance and ancient Egyptian relics along with paintings from the 13th to 20th centuries prints from the Royal Collection and much more. The collection is divided among 8 curatorial departments: Egyptian Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Greek
From EUR28.00
 
Skip the Line Ticket: Louvre in Paris
"The Louvre (French: Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited and famous art museum in the world. The structure is located on the Right Bank in the 1st arrondissement between the Seine River and the Rue de Rivoli. The structure originated as a palace during the Capetian dynasty under the reign o such as Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa The Virgin and Child with St. Anne Madonna of the Rocks Jacques Louis David's Oath of the Horatii Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People and Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo. The equestrian statue of Louis XIV constitutes the starting point of the ""axe historique
From $37.00
 
Skip the Line: Louvre Museum Audio Tour
"Once you have collected your museum map and audio guide in a choice of nine languages head to the Louvre and skip the long entrance lines to start your tour. The Louvre is one of the world’s largest museums but don’t be intimidated – your handy map provides suggested routes to help you plan your visit and your educational audio guide allows you to enjoy a more meaningful museum experience. As you make your way through the museum listen to commentary about the fascinating history and significance of the many artistic masterpieces you encounter from the iconic Greek statue Venus de Milo to the staggeringly large painting of The Coronation of Napoleon to Leonardo da Vinci’s famously enigmatic Mona Lisa. Admire sculptures by Michelangelo and paintings by Raphael Rubens and Rembrandt. View the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi and other ancient artifacts. There’s so much to see!Your audio guide provides a summary of some of the most popular and most famous exhibits at the Louvre
From EUR39.00

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See the Louvre museum. Walk...

See the Louvre museum. Walk around it. although if you spend 3 secs in front of every art in the museum, it will take you 3 months to see the complete museum.
THe louvre has the Mona Lisa in it. + the building and the entrance is magnificient. If you read history a bit and then study the museum it's much more interesting. There is Pont arts and pont neuf around for a nice stroll, also along the quais!

nodbek
Sep 08, 2002

Paris reputation for first...

Paris reputation for first rate museums and land marks is not exaggrated! Paris has so much to offer. So you better organize your time wisely!
The following are main attraction in Paris .. in my opnion that is :)

1.The Eifeel Tower:

Think of Paris and the image of The Eifeel Tower comes leaping into mind!

Basic facts about the tower:320 meters high, composed of some 2,500,000 rivets, 18,000 pieces of iron and weighing 10,100 tons!A very impressive sigh and a must see to any visiting Paris!

2.Champs-Elyees:

The most famous street in Paris! It was built in the 17th century.The avenue extends from the Arc de Triomphe at one end to the Place de la Concorde at the other. During the day, you’ll find resturants, outdoor cafés, chain stores along with expensive boutiques. At night, clubs and cabarets pulse with life as it gets crowded.

3.Arc de Triomphe:

The Arc de Triomphe and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This beautiful, yet somber memorial to the fallen men and women who died trying to visit it! I mean in WWI and WWII! :) stands at the juncture of 12 roads at the Place Charles de Gaulle,with traffic coming in all directions 120 miles an hour! Of course you could always use the underground passage for pedestrians to pass beneath the busy road! :)

4.Louvre:

An art museum where you can view at close range the backs of thousands other tourists trying to see the impressive collection of works of art and items of historical or scientific significance the museum has! :) The architecture of the Louvre is an impressive piece of architecture! Built as a medieval fortress over 800 years ago!

5.Musee d'Orsay:

Built originally as train station, it was saved from demolition and turned into a landmark museum in 1986!The museum offers for display art pieces, which include paintings, pastels, sculpture, furniture, photography, architecture and art objects, which are entirely devoted to works dating between 1848 and 1914.

6.Notre Dame Cathederal

An 800-year old church is altogether inspiring, as it sits with two towers reaching skyward above the cathedral's main entrance.The church organ here is one of the biggest in the world, with 113 stops and 7,800 pipes! Love to see the person that blows that organ! :)

7.Jardin des Tuleries:

The Jardin des Tuileries occupies an area of 2,500 acres and situated on the Right Bank, between the Louvre and the place de la Concorde. the Tuileries Garden is the most central park in Paris (kinda like centeral Park in NYC minus the muggers!) :)
Every summer a fair is held there!

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MrGQ
Sep 08, 2002

The Louvre Museum Grounds

Pei’s Pyramid, a Modern Glass structure standing in the middle of a courtyard of Medieval buildings makes for a great photograph. If you want to brave the kilometer long queues you can get into the museum where the famous ‘Mona-Lisa’ is located.(If your are lucky you can actually get to see the painting in between the heads of a Zillion Japanese tourists flashing away their cameras)

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prashanth_b
Sep 08, 2002

Not far from the Place de la...

Not far from the Place de la Concorde is the Louvre. When I lived in Paris in the 80s they built the Pyramid in the courtyard right in front of the Louvre. From the outside it looks like a simple glass construction. But underneath is a huge hall which leads to some ruins. During a recent visit to Paris I was invited to a party there: It was great, with a glass of Champagne in your hand, you can stroll around and see some of the ruins of ancient Paris.

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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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Visit the museum of the Louvre...

Visit the museum of the Louvre and discover that the famous Mona Lisa painting is actually a very small painting! Though the lady keeps mysteriously smiling, you are looking at a portret smaller then your computerscreen. Outside the Louvre on the square you can see the Pyramides of glass, nice works of art.

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sandravdp
Sep 07, 2002

Louvre
One of the largest...

Louvre
One of the largest museums in the world.
You can see masterpieces of art like famous 'Mona Lisa' from Leonardo da Vinci in there. You would have hours to see all. Outside there is, since 1989, the pyramide of glass standing, designed by the american architect Ieoh Ming Pei.

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Buehli
Sep 07, 2002

Arc de triomphe du...

Arc de triomphe du carrousel
Another great monument, built in memorian 'La grande armée' and Napoléon 1er himself. He also gave the order to build it, of course.
This Arc de triomphe du carrousel builds the entrance to beautiful 'Jardin des Tuileries'.

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Buehli
Sep 07, 2002

Jardin des Tuileries
A...

Jardin des Tuileries
A beautiful parc between Louvre and Place de la Concorde, with lots of green, trees, water pools and nice cafés
Here you can enjoy beautiful days, only hanging around and watching the people. You meet people from Paris taking their lunch, and of course tourists, holding on for some minutes between their sightseeing tours. A very romantic place!

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Louvre
One of the largest...

Louvre
One of the largest museums in the world.
You can see masterpieces of art like famous 'Mona Lisa' from Leonardo da Vinci in there. You would have hours to see all. Outside there is, since 1989, the pyramide of glass standing, designed by the american architect Ieoh Ming Pei.

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Rahel
Sep 07, 2002

Arc de triomphe du...

Arc de triomphe du carrousel
Another great monument, built in memorian 'La grande armée' and Napoléon 1er himself. He also gave the order to build it, of course.
This Arc de triomphe du carrousel builds the entrance to beautiful 'Jardin des Tuileries'.

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Rahel
Sep 07, 2002

Well, you must visit the...

Well, you must visit the Louvre. It is like many other art museums, but it's the Louvre and you should go there! The only problem I had with the Louvre was that there was no photography allowed, or no flash photography. That was fine with me, the problem was that all the Asian tourists were taking flash pictures. They weren't stopped. I think if I used a flash, they wouldn't have hesitated to let me know not to. I dunno. But the Louvre is awesome.

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John195123
Sep 07, 2002

The Louvre

Venus, Mona, etc....etc....You are not supposed to take pictures with a flash, but no-one stopped me! It does ruin your pictures a little bit (sometimes a flash mark), but you can still tell what it is!!

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Sep 07, 2002

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Rive Droite - Right Bank

Opposite the Left Bank, and generally refers to the northern half of the city. However, like the Left Bank, and due to its association with places such as Place Vendôme, the Right Bank can now be used...
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Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is located in the Place du Carrousel. It is built on the site of the former Tuileries Palace. Construction of this arch began in 1806 and was completed in 1808. It was...
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Pont du Carrousel

This is one of the busiest bridges along the Seine river among the 37 bridges as this bridge connects the Quai des Tuileries and the Quai Voltaire and is where many of the vehicles going to the Louvre...
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Palais Royal

If you understand French, you should have no trouble finding a guided walking tour of one of the districts of Paris on any day of the year. These are listed, for example, in a section called VISITES...
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Pont des Arts

among the 37 bridges across the seine river in Paris, the Pont Des Arts is the most popular for lovers as this bridge is also known as the love bridge or the Bridge of Locks. This popular bridge...
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Tuileries - Jardin des Tuileries

I realize that I have only really been to Paris once for any length of time, and that was in 1950 when I was 12. My only subsequent visit(s) were the equivalent of a day trip in 1964. I would come in...
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  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 21:45
  • Thursday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 21:45
  • Saturday 09:00 to 18:00

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