France's Louvre museum, the world's largest art museum, launched a Chinese version of its website on Saturday as well as a new database website providing information for 482,000 artworks and cultural relics in French and English.
The museum has added a large number of pictures and videos with Chinese subtitles in addition to traditional text introductions on the Chinese website, which can be viewed on both computers and tablets, according to a press release on the museum's official WeChat account.
In order to allow more Chinese visitors to learn about the Louvre museum, an enchanting former palace, in a comprehensive way, the website is divided into three main themes: Visit, Explore and What's on.
"I am sure that this digital content is going to further inspire people to come to the Louvre to discover the collections in person," said Jean-Luc Martinez, president-director of the museum, according to the press release.
Many Chinese netizens expressed their excitement for getting access to the newly launched website.
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