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"Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame
"Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame Sainte Chapelle and Conciergerie""Notre Dame Cathedral now over 850 years old still reigns as a titan of Gothic architecture. Scour its exteriors of delicately sculpted stone and imposing bell towers. Decode the secret messages of the façade and unearth long-forgotten voices from the past. Learn about the church’s famously hunchba the devilish myth of its main doorways and how the French Revolution almost destroyed the cathedral—literally! Inside Notre Dame discover striking stained glass windows
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Ile de la Cité Walking tour with Typical French Lunch and a Boat cruise
"The First Part: Walking on the Island of La Cité (Duration: up to 15 hours)The tour starts from the Metro station Pont Neuf where you will get to see the oldest bridge of Paris receiving the name of ""New Bridge"" and the statue of Henri IV - an old charmer - inviting you for a walk. You will see the Dauphin square filled with history of love mysteries of Templars and grape vines growing there once. You will see the Palace of Justice which guards the Laws of France and remembers Napoleon Bonaparte pass by the cruel Conciergerie the ancient royal residence in Paris turned into a prison at times of the French revolution then you way will lead you by the Clock Tower
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Paris Pass Including Entry to Over 60 Attractions
"Save time as you skip the long queues and save money with free entry to over 60 Paris sights and attractions. With your Paris Pass there is no need to use cash simply show your pass for fast entry. Choose from a two four or six day pass. Paris Pass includes: A free map of Paris 1-day hop-on hop-off tour Free entry to over 60 sights and attractions (see 'View Additional Info' below for full list) Additional special offers and including the Louvre Pantheon
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St. Chapelle-Beautiful stained glass chapel

Last visit May 2016If you are at Notre Dame, St. Chapelle is very close and definitely worth a visit. Work on the two storied chapel started in 1246, built to house the relics of the Passion of...
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Jun 08, 2016

People's level

Not very common in most churches (I think), in this one the nobles and the people were separated in two different levels. We enter through the low level (people's level) and thought the beauty is also...
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Apr 06, 2016

Ste Chapelle

The Sainte Chapelle was built by Louis IX (St Louis) to house Christ's Crown of Thorns, one of the most valuable relics in all of Christendom. At the time what is today the Courts building was then...
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Sep 28, 2015

Chamber music in the Sainte Chapelle (1st)

This is my nomination for the world's most beautiful concert venue, the 13th century Sainte Chapelle on the Ile de la Cité in the center of Paris.On many evenings there are two one-hour concerts here,...
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Jul 26, 2015


Sainte-chapelle is a Gothic marvel. The church was erected in only 33 months on the behest of King Louis IX within his private palace to house the 'Crown of Thorns'.The interior of the church is quite...
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Jun 22, 2015

Sainte Chapelle I

I don't know why I didn't this place until my 3rd trip to's an absolutely wonderful Gothic masterpiece! It was built for King Louis IX. There are 2 magnificent chapels, standing one above...
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Jun 01, 2015


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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Dec 02, 2014

Explosion of colours

There's no way to describe this chapel; there's no way, either, to capture it entirely in pictures or video. It has to be lived in location.This small chapel, near Notre-Dame, is a splendour of...
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Jul 29, 2014

Those windows

I had seen the windows on tv before and I knew they were pretty. So it was a great pleasure to seem them for myself in reality. We were not planning to see them but when we came by there was no queue....
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Nov 01, 2013

A priceless Gothic jewel box of a chapel

Being a great fan of Gothic architecture, I don't quite know why it's taken me thirty years to visit St Chapelle - all I know is that it was worth the wait!As the name implies, St Chapelle is a chapel...
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Jun 07, 2013

Ste. Chapelle, a dream in stained glass

Update 2013: The last time we walked by, there was still scaffolding up, but it was open so I'd go unless you're sure you'll be back.Update 2011: Central stained glass windows are currently undergoing...
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Apr 16, 2013

Saint Louis' Jewel

Imagine yourself tucked away in a golden jewel box of the world's most brilliant rubies, emeralds, sapphires, diamonds and topaz, and covered with a lid of indigo studded with stars. That's what it's...
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Apr 03, 2013
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Things to Do Near Sainte-Chapelle

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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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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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Theatre de la Huchette

On a rainy Friday evening in November 1966 -- it was November 28, to be exact, and the Métro was on strike -- I went to a small theater in the Latin Quarter and saw two absurdist plays by Eugene...
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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...
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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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Getting to Sainte-Chapelle


8 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris


  • Sunday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:30 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 18:00
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