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Les Invalides - Hotel des Invalides, Paris: 113 reviews and 249 photos

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Les Invalides is an impressive ensemble including the beautiful Dome with Napoleon's tomb and the Army Museum displaying a rich collection of weapons and other souvenirs.

Les Invalided was built between 1671-1676 following Louis XIV's order and using funds raised from soldiers.

It was suppossed to house 4,000 persons.

During Napoleon, Les Invalides became a military mausoleum and since 1840 Napoleon's tomb can be found in the Dome.

Address: 7th Arr.
Directions: M: Invalides (lines 8, 13)
Phone: 33 (0)1 44 42 43 87
Website: http://www.musee-armee.fr/en/english-version.html

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 16, 2006
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