"To the guillotine..." Conciergerie Tip by IIGUANA

Conciergerie, Paris: 75 reviews and 182 photos

  The Conciergerie

The Conciergerie, besides being a rather unsual building with medieval towers, has a unenviable reputation: during the French Revolution some 2,800 people, including Danton, Saint-Just and Marie-Antoinette, were dispatched from here to the guillotine...
Formerly a royal palace, the Conciergerie became Paris' first prison.

Address: 2, Bld du Palais (1st)
Directions: Close to Musee D'Orsay, between Hotel De Ville and the Louvre, across the Seine.
Phone: 01 53 40 60 96
Website: http://conciergerie.monuments-nationaux.fr

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 15, 2005
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