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Louvre

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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: France
Best of: Museum
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The Louvre or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre, pronounced: [myze dy luv]) is the world's largest museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's1st arrondissement (district or ward). Nearly 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 60,600 square metres (652,300 square feet). The Louvre is the world's second most visited museum after the Palace Museum in China, receiving more than 9.26 million visitors in 2014.
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