Attractions To Visit Near Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum Tours

Louvre Tourist Attractions

The region near to where the Louvre Museum is located is one of the most important centers of the city. Bounded by the Seine, it is a great place to be when the weather is good. There are several things to de nearby the Louvre Museum. Below is a discussion of the major attractions that you can visit after your Louvre museum tours.

Statue Of Molière

One of the most revered playwrights in French Language, Molière, is a tribute at rue Richelieu. As you exit the neighborhood, you will be able to notice the huge bronze statue of Molière deeply engaged in thought. This statue was created as a result of the orders by Joseph Régnier towards the end of the 19th century. Further, there is a dramatic note regarding dramatic arts after the statue which can be seen close to Comédie-Française.

Comédie-Française

This is a real cultural institution which was set off on its construction back in the 17th century. It only belongs to the French government. The Comédie-Française is a troop of comedians called Troupe des Comédiens-Français

The main performance hall, Salle Richelieu will be open to the public only on one Sunday every quarter. Hence it might be difficult to get a place. Taking a look at the interiors is worth the effort. Make sure to sign up for the rare visits on the Comédie-Française website. Theater enthusiasts will find it useful as it shows classic old or French theater. Although the quality of performance is high, the price of one seat is comparatively low.

Palais Royal

Rue Saint-Honoré has several buildings worth admiring.  The Conseil Constitutionnel, Conseil d’Etait and the Ministry of Culture are housed together in the building called Palais Royal.  This is also the name of the premises where it sits. It was bought and converted in 1624 by Cardinal Richelieu. The building was passed on until Louis XIV moved in as a child with his brother and mother. During the 18th century, the Palais Royal was a place where artistic and political activities came together. The place was changed into a Rocco style by artist Oppenord.

Tuileries Garden

In case you are yearning to see some greenery, this is one of the best places to do so. The green Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is a UNESCO global heritage site.

There are several attractions near the Louvre Museum which can be visited easily. Make sure you plan your trip accordingly.