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Louvre Pyramid

75001 Paris, France

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About Louvre Pyramid

A large glass and metal pyramid which was located in the main courtyard of the Louvre Palace. It was designed by Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei. It was surrounded by three smaller pyramids. The pyramid used as an entrance in the Louvre's courtyard has the exact same proportions as the Great Pyramid of Giza. With the pyramid, the Louvre Museum took on a new dimension, becoming a national and international reference. It fits perfectly with the palace and has even become a tourist attraction 


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Louvre Museum0.14km from Louvre Pyramid

The Louvre is a museum in Paris that has millions of visitors every year because of its art collection. It is the most popular art museum in the world.  The magnificent, baroque-style palace and museum sits along the banks of the Seine River in Paris. It is one of the city's biggest tourist attractions. It has a lot of ancient collections and is divided among eight curatorial departments: Egyptian Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Sculptu

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris0.29km from Louvre Pyramid

The Decorative Arts Museum is a Parisian museum whose objective is to promote applied fine arts and develop links between industry and culture, creation, and production. It preserves one of the most important collections of decorative arts in the world. The museum pursues the objective which presided over its foundation: "to maintain in France the culture of the arts which pursues the realization of the beautiful in the useful".

Domaine National du Palais-Royal0.32km from Louvre Pyramid

This is a former royal palace located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. A popular monument decorated in the antique style so fashionable in the 18th century. There is art, history, cafes, shops, and magnificent gardens to enjoy here. This is one of the favorite spots for locals and tourists to come for a stroll. It now serves as the seat of the Ministry of Culture, the Conseil d'État, and the Constitutional Council.

Pont des Arts0.32km from Louvre Pyramid

Pont des Arts were situated between the Institut de France and the Louvre. Built between 1801 and 1804, it was the first iron bridge in Paris. Reserved for pedestrians, the footbridge makes for a pleasant stroll with family and friends. The bridge has sometimes served as a place for art exhibitions and is today a "studio en Plein air" for painters, artists, and photographers who are drawn to its unique point of view.

Rue Saint-Honoré0.36km from Louvre Pyramid

Rue Saint-Honoré is where old-world elegance and contemporary luxury meet. This 2km street is home to stunning architecture and a slew of chic stores. Situated between Opera Garnier and the Tuileries Gardens, Rue Saint-Honoré is nestled in the center of historic Paris. Between concept stores, major brands, and designer boutiques, it symbolizes the creative frenzy that is the soul of the French metropolis.

Rue de Rivoli0.47km from Louvre Pyramid

A huge commercial street located in central Paris. It was known as the commercial hub, owing to the wide array of retail stores and high-end fashion brands present here. This place also features a wide range of places that one can visit for the authentic Parisian experience.  The variety of things to do on this stretch of the street make it a popular tourist attraction for visitors to the city. This is one of the ideal places to go when looking to shop.

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.