Le Louvre

The Louvre (LOO-vruh) in the French capital city of Paris is one of the largest art museums in the world. Many famous and easily recognized paintings and sculptures are exhibited there, such as Leonardo DaVinci’s Mona Lisa and the Greek statue Venus de Milo. The museum covers more than 16 hectares (40 acres) and contains … Read more


Paris (pa-REE) is the capital city of France and home to many famous French landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and the renowned art museum, the Louvre. These attractions and its many lovely gardens and historic buildings combine to make the city of Paris one of the most popular tourist destinations in the … Read more

La Tour Eiffel

Did you know that the French civil engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who designed and built the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, also designed the complicated framework that supports the Statue of Liberty in New York City in the United States of America? The statue was a gift to the American people from the people of … Read more

La Tour Eiffel

LA TOUR EIFFEL (pronounced la TOOR ay-FELL) The French word TOUR means tower. A great landmark, and one of the world’s most famous towers, is the Eiffel Tower in the city of Paris, France. The 300 metre (984 ft) high tower was designed and built by the French civil engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel for the … Read more