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Sainte-Chapelle

8 Boulevard du Palais,, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 53 40 60 80
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Private Tour: Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie
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The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of stained-glass windows. It was built in the mid 13th century by Louis IX, at the heart of the royal residence, the Palais de la Cité. It was built to house the relics of the Passion of Christ. Adorned with a unique collection of fifteen glass panels and a large rose window forming a veritable wall of light,the Sainte-Chapelle is a gem of French Gothic architecture. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open:> 1st March to 31st October: Monday to Friday: from 9.30 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.> 1st November to 29th February: Monday to Friday: from 9 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. The best time to visit is in the morning from Tuesday to Friday. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December and in case of negative temperatures.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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8 Boulevard du Palais,, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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+33 1 53 40 60 80
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Reviewed yesterday

To me, Sainte Chapelle is the most beautiful thing in Paris. I always go there when I am in Paris and spend some time marvelling at the beauty of the stained glass and the building and enjoying the peace and quiet and tranquillity. Located on...More

Thank GF_Gavin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You should not forget about this master pice with a great soul and history behind!!! At the seme day as you visit Notts Dame in less than 1h you could add to you visit this amazing explanation of the bible books though the glass !!...More

Thank Javier N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must visit if you are in Paris!! Enjoy the beautiful glass windows and the history behind the chapel. Good for a sunny day, good for a rainy day!!!

Thank Rmzr
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small church that is full of beautiful stained glass. There was a long line, but it was definitely worth the wait. Beautiful church.

Thank conpedsrn
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you visit St. Chapelle you will be able to visit the Conciergerie in the precincts of the Ministry of Justice and Law Courts on a joint entrance ticket. This is quite near to Notre Dame but is not discernable from the street. St. Chapelle...More

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Medieval church built between 1242 and 1248 (very speedy for that time) this small, beautiful cathedral is less visited. Near Notre Dame, if you love stained glass you must visit. Climb a spiral staircase (about 30 steps) and step into a room that simply takes...More

Thank Charlene V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous. Yes, it's another church....but it's very impressive especially on a sunny day. It doesn't need a lot of time commitment either!

Thank wmegoat
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to Paris five times and I always go to Sainte-Chapelle. It is the most gorgeous chapel I have ever visited and worth return trips. They now offer an app to use to see the windows and their explanations close up. There is...More

Thank wrhull
Reviewed 4 days ago

While Sainte-Chapelle was not originally on our "to do list," we certainly did not regret stopping by! A must see when in Paris!

Thank blope053
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is said that this is a "jewel box" of a place, and it is true. Last time I visited, the line to enter was extreme, but I always find this place truly magnificent.

Thank marnis
Nearby
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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Dennis S
1 October 2017|
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Response from ginnywrites | Reviewed this property |
sorry about the spelling if Saint Chappelle. the technology corrects things that don't need to be corrected.
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celram80
29 May 2017|
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Response from Григорий Ч | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you have a european passport (country of European Union), and you are under 23 or 24, the entrance in museum/church's in Paris is free.
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bluesmama11
23 May 2017|
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Response from patkms | Reviewed this property |
Yes concerts are held upstairs. Tours end at 6:00 and they set up chairs and they opened the doors again around 7:15.
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