Hillary & János visit Europe 2004

France

Musée d'Orsay
The Louvre refused to take any Impressionist art, so it was given its own museum in a historic train station.


Vincent van Gogh's Bedroom In Arles



Bridge over the Seine


Notre Dame Cathedral



Musée National du Moyen-Âge
This 15th century building now houses the National Museum of the Middle Ages


Medieval stained glass


Gothic ceiling




Musée du Louvre
The world's largest museum, created when the occupants of this royal palace were evicted by the French Revolution


Ancient Egyption textile


Roman mosaics


Castle of the Louvre
The palace was built over the foundation of a castle from 1190, which can be seen in the basement of the Louvre.



Jardins des Tuileries


The courtyard of our host's apartment



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