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Louvre Museum, Paris

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With an impressive collection of 30,000 pieces, it's nearly impossible to see all of Louvre Museum. The three "Great Ladies,” Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Mona Lisa, may be the museum’s most well-known attractions. The Michelangelo gallery is just one of 30-plus galleries, each with a theme, such as bronze. Masterpieces aren't the only pieces that stand out. Religious artifacts include a fragment of the Egyptian Book of the Dead on papyrus. Even more impressive is the Code of Hammurabi from the Mesopotamian civilization. English-language tours are available on several days, but you need advance registration. Join a city museum tour or order tickets in advance so you won't wait in a long line to gain entry. Put Louvre Museum into our Paris online tour itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paris.
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  • Arrived in Paris Wednesday evening. Went to walk partly because it was about 15 minutes from the hotel at night working days for the first time learned that. Also ticket admission, without hesitation because it wasn't so crowded. Now, you don't need explanation. All great.
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  • The Louvre is something. This time we concentrated on the Italian early Renaissance-Florence, Venice. On this spent about 2:00. This is a wonderful collection of Titian, Veronese, Vinci and many others. For the Louvre is very little time, so still need at least 10 such visits to see all Exposition.
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  • its another must see when you visit paris specially if you really appreciate arts , paintings worth doing.  more »

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Each of the city’s 20 arrondissements, or districts, has a personality all its own. If you prefer high-end accommodations and to be in the middle of the action, look for lodging in the 1st through the 4th arrondissements. For more affordable lodging and access to major metro lines, try the 12th. The Oberkampf area of the 11th arrondissement has an edgier, more hip vibe. For easy access to tourist sites,  the 16th is within a stone’s throw of the Arc de Triomph and the Eiffel Tower, and the 17th is within walking distance to the Champs-Elysées. Avoid the 18th, 19th, and 20th, because these can be dangerous, especially if you’re not familiar with the city.
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