London – February 22, 2008 – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel community, today announced the top 10 art museums in the world, based on traffic to the attractions across TripAdvisor.
1. Louvre Affair: Musee du Louvre, Paris, France
Once a fortified palace that was the home to kings of France, the Louvre is now the world’s most famous museum, renowned for some of the finest pieces of art in the world, including the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa. According to one TripAdvisor traveller, “The world's greatest museum—from its Italian Renaissance Masters, to its Dutch Masters and the exquisite collection from Egypt's Pharaonic period. Each time I visit I always discover new treasures and I reacquaint myself with my favorites.