Rome wasn't built in a day, so the saying goes. The classical sits beside the modern, the Renaissance holds hands with the ancients; and who better to explore from the Renaissance than Michelangelo.
In the nineteenth century, Paris became the city of modernity. But art, it seemed, needed to catch up - and Baudelaire's call for artists to paint modern life is truly evident at the d'Orsay.
Whilst Leonardo is undoubtedly one of the stars of the Louvre, there is a tendency to forget its other treasures - which can often be discovered by accident on your way to finding something on the museum map.
The Louvre... absolutely huge, it used to be a royal palace. It comprises three wings, several floors and several thousand objects, with the crowning jewel often perceived to be Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
Audrey Hepburn is often quoted as saying "Paris is always a good idea". Why are we so in love with this beautiful historic city?