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Visitors take photos of Leonardo DaVinci's "Mona Lisa" at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France. But is it worth it?

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Visitors take photos of Leonardo DaVinci’s “Mona Lisa” at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France. But is it worth it?

The Mona Lisa may be the world’s most famous painting, but going to see it can be a dismal experience.

A whopping 10.2 million people visited the Louvre last year, often queuing for over an hour to get a 30-second glimpse of Leonardo’s masterpiece.

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Mona Lisa

But the world’s largest art museum has much more to offer – including Egyptian antiquities, Islamic art and massive collections by French painters. See louvre.fr

Worth it? Yes, but forget…



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