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Paris ~ France ~ Louvre Museum ~ Historic Monument

Paris  ~ France ~ Louvre Museum ~ Historic Monument

The Louvre is the world's largest museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward). Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square metres (782,910 square feet). The Louvre is the world's most visited museum, receiving 7.4 million visitors in 2016.[1]

The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, originally built as a fortress in the late 12th century under Philip II.

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Photo taken @ A on 15 March 2017 (© Onasill ~ Bill Badzo - 67 M / Flickr)

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