"Sainte Chapelle" Sainte-Chapelle Tip by roamer61

Sainte-Chapelle, Paris: 145 reviews and 357 photos


Built in the mid 13th Century to house relics of Christs Passion, by Louis IX. It is part of the complex of buildingins that include the Palais of Justice and the Conciergie. It is comprised of 2 chapels. The lower chapel (see photo) is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and was for use by the palace staff. The king and his entourage used the beautiful upper chapel (sorry, no photo).

Address: Boulevard du Palais
Directions: Sainte-Chapelle is inside the Palais of Justice on Ile de le Cité-- a few minute walk from Notre Dame. Métro : Cité, Staint-Michel, or Châtelet. RER: Chatelet -Les-Halles, Saint-Michel
Phone: 01 53 73 78 50
Website: http://www.pbase.com/francist/chap&page=all

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  • Written May 26, 2005
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