Renovated in 2015 and 2016, this split-level public area comprises a temporary exhibition hall, souvenir store, new lockers, a cafe, and...
Musée du Louvre
Few art galleries are as prized or daunting as the Musée du Louvre, Paris’ pièce de résistance no first-time visitor to the city can...
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
This triumphal arch, erected by Napoleon to celebrate his battlefield successes of 1805, sits with aplomb in the Jardin du Carrousel ,...
Excellent classical-music concerts are staged several times a week at the Louvre Auditorium (off the main entrance hall). Don't miss the...
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Grande Pyramide information
Almost as dazzling as the masterpieces inside the Louvre is the 21m-high glass pyramid designed by Chinese-born American architect IM Pei, which bedecks the main entrance to the museum in a dazzling crown of shimmering sunbeams and glass.