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... as a public museum in 1973. As part of Mitterrand's Grand projects in the 80's. The Louvre was revamped, with the addition of a 21 m (67ft) glass pyramid entrance.
THE EIFFEL TOWER:
The Eiffel Tower is the tallest monument in Paris. This towering edifice was built for the World Fair in 1889, held to commemorate the century of the French Revolution. Named after its designer Gustave Eiffel, it stands 324m (1050 ft) high, and held the record ...
... following her theft an subsequent disappearance for two years after she was stolen by an Italian National and Louvre employee who felt she belonged in Italy! In my opinion, there are certainly more spectacular pieces of art to be found in the Louvre. I, myself, find the work of the sculptors to be more impressive--knowing how precise each cut and chisel must be and yes, how they convey tiny bits of movement in things like fabric or hair. In ...
... popped back on the underground to Sacre Coer, where we saw such an incredible view of Paris. there was also a market at the top of the hill, selling local produce, and mum and I couldn't resist the organic nutella.... Dinner then bed!
Monday was probably my favourite day, BECAUSE WE WENT TO THE CASTLE WHERE THEY FILMED MERLIN!!! We took the train, then a taxi as ...
... behind the tower, it really does make for some beautiful photography.
On our final night we went on a Seine River Boat cruise- a christmas present from me to James. It was absolutely bitter- so cold. James got fairly ill after the tour, but it was well worth it as we got to see all of the sights by night. Stunning.
We found that the best place in Paris to grab some food is in the Latin Quarter, where it was very cheap for a 3 course meal! ...
... the 'Muuummm!!!' in exasperation because I am such a tourist - but from then on we now observe 'the look' - not always at us but definitey reserved for foreigners! C'est la vie...
We manage to locate the Metro entrance and purchase a ticket to Montmartre...reoriente ourselves on arrival then walk along some average streets ie. clearly the rents are still cheaper - the same reason the artists flocked here in the first place all those years ago. Up a few ...