Louvre Museum is the place where the royal family lived in France. Word meaning Louvre (in French) in English is “a fortified place.” Louvre Museum is located between two major landmarks, Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois Tuileris and Gardens and is certainly one of the most famous places in Paris. King Louis XIV used the site before moving to Versailles in 1682.
Metal and glass pyramid Louvre Museum and the museum has recently won court media exposure due to extended the indications of Dan Brown’s novel “The Da Vinci Code” The structure was completed in 1989 and is today a landmark in Paris. The pyramid was commissioned by François Mitterrand, French President in 1984. Designed by IM Pei, the structure is joined by a classic glass segments. All 70 of the 35-meter pedestals are made of 673 triangular glass segments and a rhombus. The contrast between the rich classical and ultra-modern architecture and artists attract millions of students each year.