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Better know the Mona Lisa

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What is it about the Mona Lisa that makes everyone stop, look and pose with her? Who was this young woman? Why are people so fascinated by this DaVinci portrait?

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Want some more strange facts about the Mona Lisa? Visit this site and find out facts like: The Mona Lisa can never be bought or sold.Why Is The Mona Lisa So Famous? is another good resource about this famous painting.Click here and visit the Louvre. Scan over the Mona Lisa--close up! Wow!!Ever wonder about: The Science Behind Mona Lisa's Smile! Click the link and find out more!Finally, "Giving the Mona Lisa A Digital Makeover" allows you to see the portrait as DaVinci would have.

About TED-Ed Best of Web

TED-Ed Best of Web are exceptional, user-created lessons that are carefully selected by volunteer teachers and TED-Ed staff.

Meet The Creators