Paris, France: Cluny Museum

published 3 years ago by Rick Steves

The Cluny Museum in Paris, France, has a rich collection of medieval art offers a rare peek into that mysterious age. Its centerpiece is a 15th-century series of tapestries called "The Lady and the Unicorn." At , you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

Just a couple blocks off the river the Cluny museum filling the medieval mansion takes us back to Paris in the late Middle Ages in the 14 hundreds trade was beginning to boom and the renaissance. Moving in. The Cluny museum is an under appreciated treasure. It's rich collection. A large. It's a rare peek. That. Give me say. Sumptuous ivory pieces. Vibrant enamel. And gorgeous sculptures reflect a surprisingly refine them far from dark society. Its centerpiece is a fifteenth century series of tapestries called the lady and the unicorn. In medieval lore unicorns were solitary creature. Only be tamed by a virgin ...

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