Louvre Palace

Local namePalais du Louvre
Location1st arrondissement of Paris, France

The Louvre Palace is a former royal palace located on the Right Bank of the Seine in Paris, between the Tuileries Gardens and the church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Originally a fortress built in the medieval period, it became a royal palace in the fourteenth century under Charles V and was used from time to time by the kings of France as their main Paris residence. Its present structure has evolved in stages since the 16th century. In 1793 part of the Louvre became a public museum, now the Musée du Louvre, which has expanded to occupy most of the building.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louvre_Palace

Official Website https://www.louvre.fr/

Phone +33 1 40205050

Address 10P Place du Carrousel, Paris 75001, France

Coordinates 48°51'39.677" N 2°20'9.058" E

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