|Louvre Museum in Paris, France
Louvre Museum is the most visited art museum in the world, a monument full of historical meaning and the greatest national museum of France. It is a central tourist attraction in Paris, located on the Right Bank of the Seine, in the first arrondissement. Here there are displayed over 35,000 art objects dating from the 6th millennium BC and up to the nineteenth century AD. Louvre Museum is housed by Louvre palace, which was originally conceived as a fortress, in the twelfth century u...
Vatican City is the smallest state in the world, occupying an area of only 50 hectares. The population of this state is only slightly more than 550 people, and its form of government is theocracy, headed by Papa. Inside the Vatican City there are the Vatican Museums, which are considered to be among the greatest museums in the world, with an impressive collection, where one can admire some of the world’s most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Rena...
|Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg
Hermitage Museum is the largest art gallery of Russia, one of the most remarkable museums in the world and certainly the main attraction in St. Petersburg. Hermitage Museum was founded as a collection of art works by Empress Catherine the Great in 1764, and opened to the public in 1852. The main building of the Hermitage Museum is the Winter Palace, built by the architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1754-1762), in Baroque style. The first person who lived here was Catherine the Great. In 1...