Louvre Museum is the world’s largest museum and also most visited museum. This museum is also called artistic paradise by some people because we can find famous artworks from almost all over the world. The Louvre attracts millions of visitors each year. Interesting fact of the Louvre is that it was actually a castle on the Paris’s western edge. The castle known as the Louvre Palace was built for protection and defence from the attacks of the outside. Population of Paris was increasing day by day and expanded around the castle. And Paris became the largest city of Europe. During the French Revolution in 1792, the National Assembly decreed the Louvre should be a museum to display national artworks. With the exhibition of 537 paintings it became a museum instead of a fort. The Louvre is very huge and can take a couple of days if you really want to explore it completely. Majority of the people who visited this incredible architecture have said that the moment they enter into the museum, they feel that they have crossed the heaven’s gate. This is especially true for many art students who have come to admire the atmosphere of Paris, while being extremely happy to see a huge collection of masterpieces of artworks. Inside the Louvre Museum there are so many activities for visitors to spend their artistic time on including the different variety of tours, shows, reading films, concerts, lectures on archaeology and art history. Nearly 35,000 artifacts are kept in its 60,600 square meter expanse including some of the most famous paintings and sculptures. Design of its building is an artwork in itself and the museum has absolutely beautiful decorations inside out, truly showcasing it’s authority as the leader in housing the finest collections of art and history. The biggest attraction of this museum is obviously the Mona Lisa painting, but don’t forget about the other masterpieces such as the Venus de Milo, Michelangelo’s Dying Slave, Lamassus and more. So be prepare as these areas will always be crowded with people, mainly tourists wanting to take pictures with their cameras. Just remember though, flash is prohibited inside the Louvre museum so try to obey the rules when you visit there.Make sure you grab a map before you even consider entering the building because of the fact that there are countless rooms to view. So if you do not seize a map for whatever reasons, you will probably find yourself wandering around looking lost inside it’s enormous structure. Not to mention that you’ll be wasting a lot of your time in the museum looking for the artwork you came to see. Thankfully, the price of your admission ticket is only €12.00.Since the whole tour of The Louvre can not be finished in a single day, so make sure you book a room in a hotel nearby if you can’t get enough. There are plenty of excellent hotels near the area and in region. Price begins from 100 Euros per night depending on the time or month of your travel, the season rates and the number of star or quality you wish to choose for your stay.
While you’re in France, make sure you also get a taste of some of the best red wines in the world and really get to enjoy the harmony and romantic environment. While there are also many other places to visit in the city, but along with the Eiffel Tower, your trip of Paris will definitely be incomplete without the visit of The Louvre Musem.