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Louvre Pyramid

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Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Description

You can't come to Paris without seeing the Louvre Pyramid lit up at night! It is truly glorious and breathtaking!
The Louvre Pyramid stands in the incredibly spacious entry courtyard of the Louvre Museum. It is a huge clear pyramid made of glass and metal, designed by I.M.Pei. Three smaller pyramids surround it, as well as fountains and large reflecting pools. In the courtyard are statues and of course the beautiful honeycomb-colored buildings of the Louvre Museum.
After dark the pyramid takes on a golden hue with its perfect lighting. The pyramid reflects in the pool in front. We saw a couple getting wedding photos here- what a great spot!
From the Louvre Pyramid you can walk directly into the Jardin des Tuileries, and explore its fantastic statues and pond with toy sailboats. In the Tuileries Gardens, there is also a playground and carousel for the kids!

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The wide open spaces in front of the Louvre.
The wide open spaces in front of the Louvre.
The beautiful architecture of the Louvre.
The beautiful architecture of the Louvre.
The Louvre is gorgeous.
The Louvre is gorgeous.
The large pyramid, one of the smaller pyramids, and the Louvre Museum.
The large pyramid, one of the smaller pyramids, and the Louvre Museum.
Sitting at one of the reflecting pools.
Sitting at one of the reflecting pools.
The fountain beside the Louvre Pyramid.
The fountain beside the Louvre Pyramid.
Statue, pyramid, and Louvre Museum.
Statue, pyramid, and Louvre Museum.
The arch between the Louvre Museum and the Jardin des Tuileries.
The arch between the Louvre Museum and the Jardin des Tuileries.
The amazing pyramid at night.
The amazing pyramid at night.
A couple sits by the reflecting pools at night.
A couple sits by the reflecting pools at night.
A couple relaxes by the reflecting pools.
A couple relaxes by the reflecting pools.
A fountain shoots out of the reflecting pool.
A fountain shoots out of the reflecting pool.
Fountain and wonderful building.
Fountain and wonderful building.
The large courtyard.
The large courtyard.
Gothic metro station at night called Palais Royal, right by the Louvre Pyramid.
Gothic metro station at night called Palais Royal, right by the Louvre Pyramid.
Wedding at the pyramid at night.
Wedding at the pyramid at night.
Fountain and historic building.
Fountain and historic building.
Last glow in the night sky and reflections on the water.
Last glow in the night sky and reflections on the water.
Fountain, pyramid, and historic building.
Fountain, pyramid, and historic building.
A small pyramid.
A small pyramid.
Laser light from the Eiffel tower!
Laser light from the Eiffel tower!
Walking through Passage Richelieu to get to the pyramid.
Walking through Passage Richelieu to get to the pyramid.
Looking at the pyramid from Passage Richelieu.
Looking at the pyramid from Passage Richelieu.
You can see inside the Louvre from Passage Richelieu!
You can see inside the Louvre from Passage Richelieu!
Passage Richelieu, which leads to the pyramid.
Passage Richelieu, which leads to the pyramid.
   

Directions

The Louvre Pyramid is located in front of the Louvre Museum. The nearest metro stop is Palais Royal- Musee du Louvre.

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Last Updated Sun, 06 Nov 2016 22:28:21 GMT