Musee du Louvre Re-opened

After the floods that paralyzed the city of Paris

The overflow of the Seine river in the middle of town that surprised many Parisians, two world-famous museum, the Louvre and the D'Orsay Museum, the flood control of the city, and the city could drown this mode up to as high as 5.6 meters.

Through the news media later learned that the closure of the museum for about a week, by the management predicted loss of 120 thousand visitors, with an estimated value of 1.5 million Euro.

For tourists who previously had to postpone the trip, do not worry, once this opportunity will arrive, starting from Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the home of the Mona Lisa, the Louvre Museum re-opened by the management yesterday. The same thing with the D'Orsay Museum that holds a large collection of the best impressionists in the world.

Paris indeed had sunk, a week ago, according to excerpts of a lifestyle website, CNN Indonesia, wrote that Paris suffered severe congestion, claimed 19 lives, and as many as three thousand people had to be evacuated. Indeed, so high rainfall, thus giving tremendous impact to these two famous museums, tens of thousands of high-value painting had to be evacuated to higher ground.

While waiting for the flood that slowly go down on Saturday, making the management of the Louvre can be more flexible, they move more than 35 thousand works of art to exhibit a lower area.

Currently they are preparing to put back in the position of installation art works, of course it will take time.

Extraordinary event last week, rains continuously provide flood - though ever happened in the past with the water level reached 8.6 meters in 1910 ago, but last week's flooding in early June 2016 were able to surprise of many, the citizens of France, the Parisians especially.

(Source E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Reuters /Images M Paath Djojonegoro)


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