The famous glass pyramid that is The Louvre museum in Paris is reportedly well on track to breaking its attendance record in 2018.

Musée du Louvre is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France with approximately 38,0000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century exhibited.

In 2017, the Louvre was the world’s most visited art museum, receiving 8.1 million visitors.

“Since the beginning of 2018, we are not far from the 4.7 million visitors,” said Karim Mouttalib, director of the Louvre.

“We should reach nine million this year,” Mouttalib added.

Last year, according to the regional tourism committee that will publish the first 2018 figures at the end of August, Île-de-France welcomed 49 million tourists, including 18 million in Paris alone.

The most visited monuments in the Paris region in 2017 include, Disneyland Paris at the top of the list with 15 million visitors, followed by the Louvre (8.1 million), the Palace of Versailles (7.7 million), the Eiffel Tower (6.2 million), the Pompidou Center (3.3 million) and the Musée d’Orsay (3.1 million).

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