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See the Ancient Egyptian Sphinx in Paris

You can see the famous sphinx not only in Egypt but also in Paris. A whole exposition of ancient Egyptian art is exposed in the Louvre.

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See the Ancient Egyptian Sphinx

#40 of 40 things to do in Paris
The Louvre has the richest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Here are collected many sculptures of the era of the Pharaohs and the Pharaohs themself, the first stone sarcophagus, stelae, statuettes of Egyptian gods and of course two grandiose statues of the sphinxes - Akhoris and Nefertiti.

How to do?

1. Buy a ticket on the official website or at the box office of the Louvre. By the way, you can visit the Louvre free of charge on certain days (for more information, see the website).
2. Go to the second floor in the part of Louvre named Sully, Egyptian antiquities, hall №12, there you will find the two famous afterlife guards.

Where to do?

The Louvre in ParisThe Louvre#2 of 26 places to visit in Paris

One of the largest and oldest museums in the world has a huge collection of art and historical relics from all around the world.

Location: The Louvre is located in the heart of Paris. The exact address is Rivoli Street, the 1st district of the capital.
Open hours: daily from 9 am to 6 pm; on Wednesdays and Fridays till 9:45 pm. The Louvre is closed on Tuesdays.
Official website: http://www.louvre.fr

How much?

A ticket to the Louvre will cost €15.

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