Monday, 10 August 2015

Everything you need to know about the Louvre

The largest and most visited museum in the world, the Louvre, is a Parisian icon not to be missed. On this very day, the 10th of August in 1793, the Louvre was officially opened with 587 paintings on show.

222 years later, the Louvre houses over 380,000 pieces of art and receives 15,000 visitors a day from around the world. In 2014 alone, 9.3 million visitors passed through the doors of the Louvre.