Paris: Palais du Louvre
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Palais du Louvre
|The Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) began as a fortress built in the late 12th century under Philip II. Remnants of the fortress are still visible. The building was extended many times to form the present Louvre Palace.
Date: May 22, 2009
Longitude: 2° 19.99'
Latitude: 48° 51.68'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-31