The Louvre Museum located in Paris is one of the world’s most renowned places for many a reasons. Formerly it was the residence of many French monarchs and presently holds the most exquisite artifacts of the French history which are beyond measure. This exquisite structure, since the Renaissance symbolizes typical French architecture where the castle was built in the 13th century with the support of Philip II Augustus. However the museum was erected during the 1793 revolution which initially displayed royal collections like sculptures and paintings. With time many departments were opened up for various divisions like Egyptian relics, Oriental antiques, Islamic art, Greek and Roman relics and so on.
The Louvre has presently become an important destination for all the France travelers. This spot has been shot in many high end movies as well; Da Vinci Code is one of them. The Musée du Louvre holds many globally famous art works like the statue of Gudea the Sumerian ruler, a steel holding Hammurabi’s code, the Venus de Milo, Egyptian rock statue of a scribe, art works of Michelangelo, and Victory of Samothrace are among them. This amazing museum which stands in the heart of Paris brings a lot of glamour to the cityscape and gives a glistening aura with the much adored historical artifacts. The latest addition to the Musée du Louvre is the glass pyramid which indeed is a magnificent work of I.M Pei the famous American architecture. The glass pyramid opens up an entryway for the sunlight to lighten up the underground areas and also it has made the museum look much more vibrant especially at night time.
The people traveling Paris should definitely make it a point to visit this striking place to experience the lovely French architecture, its culture and history. A stay in a Luxury Hotel Paris would make your vacation complete, because Paris is all about the lavishing comforts, food and shopping. Any traveler could try out Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris which is an amazing hotel out of the Luxury Hotels Paris which would certainly give you easy access and great views of the striking Paris nights.