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Tuileries, statue and Louvre

In this photo taken of part of the Tuileries Gardens you can also see one of the marble statues known as Diana the Huntress as well as part of the Louvre Museum which is the building in the background. 14 more words


Travelog: Meeting with Monalisa

Visit of one of the most romantic city on earth is absolutely pointless if you not visit the greatest artistic and most researched art piece ever created: Monalisa’s Smile by none other than mastermind and genius Renaissance jewel in the crown, Leonardo da Vinci. 737 more words



August 10 in history:

On August 10th, 1792, King Louis the 16th of France was sent to prison, and a royal art collection at the Louvre Palace in Paris was confiscated by the government.   82 more words

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Flutist at the Louvre - "Danny Boy"

As a flutist, and one who has attempted to reproduce the rich tones of “Danny Boy” but who always falters at the high registers, I can appreciate the challenge of this piece. 49 more words


Louvre Pyramid: Color, Light, Shadow

The view from this side of the Pyramid is fantastic at sunset and I’m sitting on a low wall while photographers are gather near me for some excellent photographic prospects. 78 more words

Travel Photos

▶A Visit to the Louvre Museum

In the heart of the former home of the King’s of France, stands the famous glass pyramids of Pei extremely controversial in 1988. A few feet away, the artist Anselm Kiefer is installed in the northern staircase of la Cour carrée, for contemporary art also has a place inside the museum.

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French Life

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists. 400 more words