Exploring Musee D’Orsay in France

Exploring Musee D’Orsay in France

Exploring Musee D’Orsay in France


Paris, the ‘most visited city’ in the world serves home to some famous historical monuments & museums. It is also considered as the hub of many art & cultural renaissances. Many monuments and landmarks that adorn the city are world famous and visited by millions of tourists every year. Musée d’Orsay is one such museum situated in the banks of River Seine; it mainly holds French arts from 19th and 20th century. So when you visit France, along with the famous Eiffel tower, Louvre museum, Notre Dame or Sacre Coeur, take a tour of Musée d’Orsay and enjoy the master pieces created by world renowned painters and sculptors. When you visit Paris, you can stay in Paris hotels which are located in places convenient for tourists to commute between places of interests.

Musée d’Orsay: If you are an art -lover, this museum will surely excite you. It has a huge and extensive collection of paintings, photography, furniture and sculptures from the impressionist and post- impressionist era. The original work of art by famous painters and sculptors like Van Gough, Sisley, Renoir, Monet, Degas, Manet, Gauguin, Caillebotte, Whistler, Cavelier, Rodin, Claudel and many more are preserved here.

The interesting fact about Musée d’Orsay museum building is that, it was originally a railway station Gare d’Orsay which was transformed into museum in the year 1986. The main idea behind the construction of the museum is to link the gap between National Museum of Modern Art and Louvre.

The museum organizes different shows and exhibitions around the year and you can get to know the yearly itinerary in their official website. You can do some shopping as well in the museum shop and treasure the souvenir.

Accommodation in Paris: There are several hotels in Paris that provides accommodation within affordable price and if you want to indulge yourself in this romantic city you can also choose from a bouquet of luxurious Paris hotels. Most of the hotels are situated near the tourist attraction spots and are well connected for the commuting convenience of the visitors. You can either book your hotel online or on-site, though the best idea is to pre- book the hotels online as you can compare the rates and services provided by the hotels in Paris.

When in Paris, you are sure to feel a brush with history of extra-ordinary art & culture, Musée d’Orsay will take you back to the period when such creations took place. The original paintings & sculptures are invaluable pieces of art and definitely worth a visit.


Source by Soma Piyali Nath

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