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23/50.- Paris, Museum d'Orsay

The Musée d'Orsay is another of the main reasons to come to Paris. The old d'Orsay Train Station, built by Victor Laloux for the 1900 Universal Exhibition closed its doors in 1939. In December 1986 it was reopened as the Impressionist Museum. It holds work of arts from 1848 through 1914.

Some of the masterpieces in exhibition are: "Apples and Oranges" by Paul Cézanne, "Rouen Cathedral" by Claude Monet, "Ball at the Moulin de la Galette" by Auguste Renoir, "In a Café" by Edgar Degas , "La Gare Saint-Lazare" by Édouard Monet, "Olympia" and "Dejeuner sur l'herbe" by Manet, "The Floor Scrapers" by Gustave Caillebotte and "The Siesta" by Vincent Van Gogh. The Museum also has a vast collection of sculptures, furniture, photography and documentary objects.

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