"Louvre"
Le Louvre
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The Louvre is now one of the world's most famous and visited museums, although at the time of the book it was a palace. Located on the Right Bank in the centre of Paris, the Palais du Louvre was first constructed as a fortress in the 12th century. It officially opened as a museum in August 1793.