Visiting the Louvre museum remains as a fond first memory of visiting Paris for me. Living in the city means we have the possibility of visiting this vast museum as often as we like, and of course this includes the 1st free Sunday of the month. 305 more words
A view of the I M Pei Pyramid within the Cour Napoléon courtyard, with the Louvre Museum in the background.
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This statue, which experts analyzed to have been made around AD 80, was discovered in 1512 and is a personification of the Roman river Tiber. The statue is accompanied by Rome’s legendary twin founders, Romulus and Remus, who were supposedly left to die but was carried to safety by the river and was found and suckled by a she-wolf. 21 more words