Paris is one of the most densely populated in Europe, with a population of about 12 million. The city is located in the middle Iie de France in northern France on the Seine. Paris is the largest city and capital of France. Paris is well known of Eiffel Tower and Moulin Rouge Cabaret in summer, besides full of museums like the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay.
Orsay museum or Musée d’Orsay of 19th-century Paris has visited by 3.2 million visitors. One of the world’s most-visited museum, Musee d’Orsay houses the largest collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative objects produced between 1848-1914, featuring many of the works of the most remarkable of the early modern era. Give visitors to see the detail and heart at the birth of modern painting, sculpture, design, and even photography, Musee d’Orsay’s permanent collection ranges from Neoclassicism and romanticism to impressionism, expressionism, and art nouveau design.
At Musée d’Orsay, you can see a lots of paintings by French artists such as Degas, Monet, Cezanne and Seurat. And if you go up to the balcony of the museum, you can catch views of the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur.
Although the vast Louvre may appear to get most of the spotlight Paris, travelers have recently seemed to enjoy the Musée d’Orsay is better. One TripAdvisor traveler said, “Art is one of the reasons we went to Paris and Orsay met our expectations.” TripAdvisor another user said, “Do not miss a visit even if there are no special exhibition as ‘normal’ to their collection on display was pretty awesome.” Others call it their favorite museum.
There are usually crowds; you can save time and book online with the museum’s web site, or buy a Paris Museum pass. Also consider visiting on Thursday night when the Musée d’Orsay is open late (until 9:45). Take a look for a tips when traveling to France.