Paris Day 7: Museum D’Orsay


We hopped back on the Big Bus Tour to go to Museum D’Orsay.

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Museum D’Orsay is housed in a former train station, Gare d’Orsay.

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Museum d’Orsay holds French art, including paintings, sculpture, furniture and photography dating from 1848 to 1915.

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Unfortunately, no photography is allowed. So, no photos of the exhibition.

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Musee d’Orsay clock in the main hall.

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When we were there, there was a special exhibition on Van Gogh’s suicide. The queue was long but a moving one.

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The grand clock, looking out from inside the building.

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View of the Seine River from the roof top of the museum.

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Statue of a queen on the roof of the museum D’Orsay.

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Rhino sculpture outside the museum.

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Fremlet’s Elephant statue, also outside the museum.

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There are more statues outside the museum. The above are The Six Continents; female sculptures representing the different continents.

We decided to head back to the hotel after visiting the Museum D’Orsay.

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On the way back, we stopped by a Monoprix near Montparnesse. We bought two Croissants for Euro1.43 for snacking.

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The croissant was filled with chocolate and topped with nuts.

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