Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Louvre Museum

GPS Coordinates

48°51'40"02°20'20" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Louvre Museum
Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France

The Louvre has existed since the 12th century, starting out as a fortress on the western edge of Paris and then later being 'modernised' into François I's dwelling and then the palace of Louis XIV. It became a museum in 1793, and is probably most famous for housing Leonardo da Vinci's painting, Mona Lisa.

How to get here:

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Metro (Line 1): Louvre Rivoli Metro Station - Exit the station, then head west to the Louvre entrance. +

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Bus: The Louvre is serviced by bus routes 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95, and the Paris Open Tour bus. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableEntrance

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd January 2005 by Frank Mills

City of Death (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor and Romana visit the Louvre.

City of Death (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 3 May 1979
The Doctor receives news of the Mona Lisa being stolen.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Rue de Rivoli (City of Death). Exit the Louvre and cross the road to the shops.

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Rue Vielle du Temple (City of Death). Turn right onto Rue de Rivoli, then follow it until you eventually reach Rue Vielle du Temple on the left. Turn into the road and head to number 47. (You can take the Metro between Louvre Rivoli and Hôtel de Ville along Rue de Rivoli)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Rue de Saint Peres (City of Death): 0.59 miles.

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Cathédrale Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand (City of Death): 0.59 miles.

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Boulvard St Germain (City of Death): 0.61 miles.

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Petit Pont (City of Death): 0.65 miles.

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Place du Petit Pont (City of Death): 0.67 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Louvre Museum - Official Website

Related Stories

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City of Death [3 May 1979]

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