A historical monument in its own right, the Louvre ranks among the finest museums in the world, and has long been associated with the prestige and grandeur of Paris.
Visitors can get a lesson on Art History while browsing through artworks belonging to eras such as the Akkadian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Hittite and Elamite empires. Also famous for containing many distinctive works are the sections devoted to Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities.
The Grand Palais offers visitors a rich programme of events and exhibitions in its enormous 72,000 sqm of floor space. Equally stunning is the architecture and interior design of the building, which attracts many visitors with its embodiment of neoclassical and art nouveau styles.