new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Louvre | by Martha MGR
Back to group


The Louvre, in its successive architectural metamorphoses, has dominated central Paris since the late 12th century. Built on the city's western edge, the original structure was gradually engulfed as the city grew. The dark fortress of the early days was transformed into the modernized dwelling of François I and, later, the sumptuous palace of the Sun King, Louis XIV. Here we explore the history of this extraordinary edifice and of the museum that has occupied it since 1793.


Slideshow França


My others images ot the LOUVRE in Flickr:


Não utilizar minhas imagens em web sites sem minha prévia autorizãção

Don’t use my pictures on websites without prior authorization!

Todos os direitos reservados ©

89 faves
Taken on April 3, 2010