The Musée du Louvre —in English, the Louvre Museum or simply the Louvre—is one of the world's largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris, France, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement . Nearly 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century are exhibited over an area of 60,600 square metres . The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace which began as a fortress built in the late 12th century under Philip II. Remnants of the fortress are visible in the basement of the museum. The building was...
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|Also Known As:||Louvre Museum, Musée du Louvre, Louvre, Paris, Musée du Louvre, Musée du Louvre, Музей Лувр, Музей Наполеона, Luvro muziejus|