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Louvre Pyramid

Pyramid at Louvre Museum Paris France; credit: Kanuman / shutterstock.com

The Louvre Pyramid is not just a great  architectural structure but a landmark for the people of Paris; which was also featured in a worlds best selling novel and movie “The Da Vinci Code” written by Dan Brown. There is something so profoundly awesome about the simple geometric shape of the pyramid, synonymous with the Pyramids of Egypt and all their mysteries. To simply use this shape in a structure is bound to generate intrigue and excitement,  as one cannot look at it without instantly making the historical and legendary connections that it has which has been embedded in our mind by both academic text books, story tellers and even Hollywood. The Louvre Pyramid is a large glass and metal pyramid, surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the main courtyard of the Louvre Palace in Paris. The large pyramid serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Completed in 1989,it has become a landmark of the city of Paris and is known through out the world. Check out these stunning pictures and experience just how captivating and epic the Louvre Pyramid is…  Article written by LAN administration Like us on Facebook Featured image: Pyramid at Louvre Museum Paris France; credit: William Perugini / shutterstock.com

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