Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Louvre Museum, a whole world within a few meters
The annual publication showed that almost 8.9 million people visited the famous Parisian museum, a total increase of 5% compared with a year parë.Muzeu the Louvre in Paris was Frequented in the world during 2011, read data published by the daily "Art Newspaper".
The annual publication showed that almost 8.9 million people visited the famous Parisian museum, a total increase of 5% compared with a year ago.
Shortly after his rank Metropolitian Museum of New York, while the trio met the British Museum. Two other London museums, National Gallery and the "Tate Modern" ranked in fourth and fifth, respectively.
Louvre continues to lead for the fifth consecutive year that when he won first place in 2007 while painting "Mona Lisa" of Leonardo da Vinci is still considered as "magnet" for tourists leading institution.
Museum visits have seen a new rise in 2011-n, regardless of the number of tourists, leading museums Tourists, recorded a decrease.
The editor of "Art Newspaper", Javier Pes, figures commented: "In 2011-n American museums were those who suffered the most economic crisis, with their budgets were reduced significantly, forcing them to cancel some activities. However, to the great museums, the crisis is not vulnerable because of their large collections continue to steadily attract visitors. The truth is that museums continue to keep prices low for an entrance ticket, compared with values that are inside. "
In rankings published, surprised that the Vatican Museum in Rome, was not included in the ten, which in addition to the aforementioned museums, figuronte the Washington National Gallery, National Palace Museum in Taiwan, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, National Museum of Korea and Museum The Orsej in France.