The 13th Arrondissement in Paris is getting a facelift thanks to Street Art. Sprayers are hard at work to improve the district's grey landscapes.
Water levels in the Seine River have kept on rising, endangering basements and tunnels in the French capital. The famed Louvre has closed its bottom floor as a precaution, and transport has been disrupted.
With more than nine million visitors a year, the Louvre is the world's most frequently visited museum. Many other superlatives apply to this former residence of French kings as well.
A painting of Christ by da Vinci sold at auction for $450 million is headed to the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum has said. A US newspaper reported it has found the mystery buyer of the "Salvator Mundi."
The swollen Seine peaked Monday at more than four meters above its normal level. What tourists have to know:
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