Previously a residence for the King of France, the Louvre is now the most-visited museum in Paris and one of the most famous internationally. Admire the glass pyramid at the museum entrance, from here you'll directly reach the main lobby.
Your ticket gives you open access to artwork of varying styles from many different eras, completed in numerous countries the world over. Among them, you will find the Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci's prized work, and Venus de Milo, a sculpture representing the deity Aphrodite - or Venus in Roman mythology - which was discovered in the Cyclades.
You'll also see other art treasures such as the Winged Victory of Samothrace, a Greek sculpture representing the deity Nike posed on a ship's bow - and the Marriage at Cana, the largest painting in the Louvre; the work of Paul Véronèse, it depicts Christ as he performs his first miracle.
While there are absolute must sees in Louvre, don't forget to see at least some of the other 35.000 artworks. With a span from Rembrandt to Michelangelo, there is art for everyone's taste in Louvre!