Louvre (French: Musée du Louvre) is located in the heart of Paris
, France Seine River
North, ranked first in the world's four major museums. Founded in 1204, it was initially a French palace, lived 50 kings and queens of France. It is one of the most precious Renaissance buildings in France, with a rich collection of classical painting and sculpture throughout the world. Now the Louvre museum, covering about 198 hectares, divided into two parts old and new, the glass pyramid entrance in front of the Palace, covers an area of 24 hectares, is a Chinese architect IM Pei design. August 10, 1793, the Louvre Art Museum was formally opened as a museum. The Louvre has become a world-renowned art gallery, one of the greatest art treasures. It is the world-famous Palace of Manpower. Another contribution to the Louvre Museum
President Mitterrand made is to invite famous Chinese-American architect IM Pei to design a new entrance to the museum. Mr. Pei, after careful consideration, proposed the construction of a pyramid scheme. This pyramid as the Louvre museum, but also for the city of Paris has added a new dazzling brilliance. With this pyramid, the audience is much more reasonable to visit the line. Here visitors can go directly to their favorite exhibition hall, as in the past without having to go to a showroom and several other through the rooms, sometimes even bypass seventy-eight meters: a modern museum, logistics facilities in general half of the total area. Past the Louvre Museum only 20% of the city for logistics. With this pyramid, the museum will have enough service space, including a reception hall, office, storage room and a ticket office, post office, canteen, locker rooms, lounges, the Louvre museum services and therefore more complete.