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The Orangerie: Rivera and Kahlo on exhibit

Place Concorde, Paris, France
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This experience was distinctly underwhelming. The Monet waterlilies are definitely not his best... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
PaulD49
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Perth, Australia
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To view the magnificent "Les Nympheas" - Monet's water lilies

The Orangerie, a relatively small museum but containing some of the world's most famous works of... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
brendan0913
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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28 Dec 2016
“Disappointed ”
22 Dec 2016
“To view the magnificent "Les Nympheas" - Monet's water lilies”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Place Concorde, Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This experience was distinctly underwhelming. The Monet waterlilies are definitely not his best. The museum is not very big and they let far too many people in at a time. There was a very interesting American exhibition of paintings from the 1930s, but it was...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Orangerie, a relatively small museum but containing some of the world's most famous works of art, in particular Monet's amazing water lilies. Describing the two rooms of full wall length pictures is difficult, one really has to see them to appreciate their beauty. The...More

Thank brendan0913
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We used our Museum Pass although it didn't get us ahead of the que for security checks. The line for pre paid passes was closed. But the que was not long and once inside we bypassed the que to buy tickets. The art in here...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Though smaller and, thankfully, much quieter, than the Louvre, The Orangerie is an understated gem worth visiting. The exhibits are rich, capped, of course, by Monet's Water Lillies, but all worthy of view. Our guide completely enhanced our experience, and I would highly recommend having...More

Thank Buslover80
Reviewed 26 December 2013

As you walk through the Tuileries Gardens towards the Louvre you will come across a bulding set on a mound. this is the orangerie and amongst other paintings it houses the famous paintings by Claude Monet 'The Water Lilies' which are a series of approximately...More

Thank UkFredie
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