Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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These Secrets About the Louvre Museum Will Surprise You

Did you know the Louvre Museum was once a palace for French royalty? Following the French Revolution, it was converted to a museum, open so that the public could admire special pieces of art work; this was an uncommon idea up until the Louvre opened its doors, but became quite popular. In 1983, the Louvre underwent renovations. The architect was I.M. Pei, who designed the now famous glass pyramid structure of the building. Despite Pei’s careful planning and design, his work was criticized as being too modern. From a fortress to a palace to one of the most recognizable museums in the world, the Louvre has a rich and interesting history worth diving into!

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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