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Louvre pyramid, Paris I    This reminds me of "Grim Tuesday" from the "Keys to the Kingdom" series by Garth Nix!!

Louvre pyramid, Paris I This reminds me of "Grim Tuesday" from the "Keys to the Kingdom" series by Garth Nix!!

the Lourve.  Its a must see.

the Lourve. Its a must see.

Courtyard of the Majaraja's Palace - Bangalore India by Keith "Captain Photo" Cuddeback, via Flickr

Courtyard of the Majaraja's Palace - Bangalore India by Keith "Captain Photo" Cuddeback, via Flickr

Its current appearance goes back to the 15th century, when the original fortress was demolished and the wing along the Seine river was built. The palace was extended during the 16th century by architect Pierre Lescot, who expanded the palace into a complex with two courtyards. A decade later Catharina de Medici added the Tuileries palace to the west of the Louvre. Construction on the Louvre was halted for some time when king Louis XIV decided to move to the Versailles Palace.

Its current appearance goes back to the 15th century, when the original fortress was demolished and the wing along the Seine river was built. The palace was extended during the 16th century by architect Pierre Lescot, who expanded the palace into a complex with two courtyards. A decade later Catharina de Medici added the Tuileries palace to the west of the Louvre. Construction on the Louvre was halted for some time when king Louis XIV decided to move to the Versailles Palace.

The used of glass in the National Gallery Victoria makes an appealing entrance full of light.

The used of glass in the National Gallery Victoria makes an appealing entrance full of light.

Catherine's common-room is built in 1838-1849 .foto 1981 Greate Kremlin Palace

Catherine's common-room is built in 1838-1849 .foto 1981 Greate Kremlin Palace

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