5 months Paris’s Louvre Museum: Eight Centuries of History Inquirer |LS
By: Olivier Thibault via AFP   Today it attracts 10 million visitors a year, most of them tourists drawn by star attractions such as the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. On the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of I.M. Pei’s landmark glass pyramid within one of its courtyards, here is a look back over some of the colourful episodes in the long life of the Louvre.   1190: Watchtower It started off as a Middle Age fortress set up […] The post Paris’s Louvre Museum: Eight Centuries of History appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more