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Small Group Paris Half Day Audio Pen City Tour and Sightseeing Cruise
"In this tour you will be introduced to the city of lights’ most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of Paris.The brand new audiopen is the audioguide at the cutting edge of technology: simple and easy to use with its interactive map and yo you will learn of history architecture famous French characters and so on while staying succinct and thrilling.From Concorde you will drive by L’Orangerie to reach the beautiful Opera Garnier (inspiration for “the Phantom of the Opera”) and go through the Place Vendôme (be dazzled by its 17th century architecture and jewelry stores) the Palais Royal (former personal residence of Cardinal Richelieu) and the Louvre
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Small Group Paris City Tour and Louvre with Interactive Audio guide
"Discover Paris' main sights while being comfortably seated in a luxury 8-seat minivan. You will be introduced to the city of lights’ most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of Paris discovering different parts of the city and diving into History. Simple and easy to use the audio pen and interactive map is your own personal guide in your language. Packed with information about each place you will pass by and see you will learn of history architecture famous French characters and so on while staying succinct and thrilling. Starting at La Concorde you will drive by L’Orangerie to reach Opera Garnier and go through the Place Vendôme the Palais Royal and the Louvre where you will admire the Great Glass Pyramid designed by Chinese architect Ieoh Ming Pei in 1989. Next your visit will take you along the Tuileries garden and the Seine river. You will admire the Pont des Arts
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Skip the Line Eiffel Tower Lunch Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour and River Cruise
"Discover Paris with a sense of freedom that group tours don’t provide. This 1 or 2 day pass for an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus will ensure that you get a bird's eye views of sights throughout this sensational city.Hop off at strategic Eiffel Tower and many other of the city’s iconic sites. The onboard audio guide available in 8 languages provides a narrative of the monuments and landmarks from Napoleon’s Arc de Triomph at the end of the Champs-Elysées to the magnificent Opera Garnier.When you start to feel hungry
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Conciergerie

Last visit May 2016The Conciergerie is a former palace, then prison, on the Ile de Cite. From the 10th-14th centuries it was the seat of the King of France, it was abandoned in 1358 by Charles V when...
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Dabs
Feb 01, 2017

Palace To Prison

English speakers will connect the name of this forbidding pile by the Seine with those helpful people who take special care of guests at cushy hotels. Right they are: a concierge was once the steward...
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goodfish
Oct 24, 2016

The prison under the Revolution.

In a rather small part of the Conciergerie reconstructions of some rooms of the prison under the Revolution can be seen like the clerk's and concierge's offices, the room where condemned prisoners...
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breughel
Jan 03, 2015

La Conciergerie

The Conciergerie (pronunciation here) began as a royal palace in the Middle Ages. It was later used as a prison, both before and during the French Revolution.In the years of the Terror, 1793 and 1794,...
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Nemorino
Jun 08, 2014

Conciergerie - Medieval Halls.

As there was a queue at the Sainte Chapelle at 50 m from here I entered the Conciergerie where there was nearly nobody. I could admire in all tranquillity the medieval halls. Surprising is the fact...
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breughel
Feb 05, 2014

The 76 days of Marie-Antoinette.

Marie-Antoinette was transferred to the Conciergerie after the escape bid from the prison of the Temple organized by the baron de Batz. She was cruelly separated from her 8 year old son and her 15...
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breughel
Feb 05, 2014

Bringing the French Revolution to Life! *1er

La Conciergerie serves a number of purposes, historically as a palace and prison, currently as part of the Palais du Justice and a museum.The museum chronicles the history of the French Revolution as...
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shrimp56
Feb 27, 2013

Palace or Prison?

The Conciergerie has a mixed past to say the least. It's been both a medieval palace and a grisly revolutionary prison. The first King of all the Franks, Clovis, built a royal residence on this site...
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zadunajska8
Aug 30, 2012

Beautyful building, former prison

Sadly the building was covered for big parts of it because of the renovation of the outside walls. But the inside was beautyful aswell. There is also a museum of the prison witch was at the building....
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Turska
Oct 23, 2011

Conciergerie

Squat and dominant, the Conciergerie sits on the river banks of the Ile de Cite.Imposing and used as a prison during the Revolution - residents included Marie Antoinette; assassin of Marat, Charlotte...
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leffe3
Dec 14, 2010

la Conciergerie

The mediaeval castle on île de la Cité, known as la Conciergerie, was built in the 13th century as the royal palace. When in the 14th century the royal residence was transferred to the Louvre, la...
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MM212
Dec 06, 2010

The Conciergerie

The Conciergerie is located on Ile de la Cité and was built by Phillipe the Fair (1284 - 1314) in the early 14th century. This palace was part of the residence of the kings before the Louvre. After...
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Dec 04, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Conciergerie

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Pont Au Change

The Pont Au Change is again one of the 37 bridges across the Seine River in the Paris Section of the river. This bridge connects the Île de la Cité from the Palais de Justice and the Conciergerie, to...
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Palais de Justice de Paris

The huge complex which is the Palais de Justice sprawls across an entire block of the Ile de la Cite not far from Notre Dame. The current building was built to replace the Royal Palace of Louis IX...
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Île de la Cité

Did you know, the Ile de la Cite is known as the centre of Paris, and is one of two natural islands that sits in the middle of the Seine. All distances in Paris are measured from the center of the...
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Pont Notre Dame

The Pont Notre Dame is one of the 37 bridges along the Seine River in Paris and it connects quai de Gesvres on the Rive Droite with the quai de la Corse on the Île de la Cité. of which it is the...
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Sainte-Chapelle

The Sainte-Chapelle is a royal medieval Gothic chapel, located near the Palais de la Cité, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France. Begun some time after 1239 and consecrated on 26 April...
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Place Dauphine

This lovely place was originally built on three separate islands that were joined together to make the Ile de la Cité as we know it today. Ordered by Henri IV and named for the future Louis XIII, the...
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Getting to Conciergerie

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2 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris

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  • Sunday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Friday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Saturday 09:30 to 18:00

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