The Louvre is one of the largest museums in the world and the oldest European museum. Founded in 1793, the Louvre houses one of the most dazzling collection of works of art existing in the world, making it a key attraction in Paris. The main entrance is a large metal and glass pyramid designed by architect I.M. Pei. Built in 1989, the Louvre can be easily reached from the hotel with bus. Photo courtesy of the Paris Convention & Visitors bureau.