"La Conciergerie" Conciergerie Tip by GUYON

Conciergerie, Paris: 75 reviews and 182 photos

  La Conciergerie
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  • La Conciergerie - Paris
      La Conciergerie
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  • Conciergerie seen from the Pont Notre dame - Paris
      Conciergerie seen from the Pont Notre dame
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It is the more ancient part of the Kings palace remaining in this place.
It have been transformed into a prison and during the French Revolution it sheltered many famous persons like Robespierre, Charlotte Corday (she murdered Marat) and the Queen Marie Antoinette. The horse car picked up the comdamned to bring them to the guillotine which worked on place de la Concorde.
Do not miss :
- a very large medieval hall with columns in the ground floor.
- the Marie Antoinette jail with the famous screen, the former queen was not allowed to stay alone and there were 2 soldiers permanently
- the list of the 2700 persons beheaded during the "Terror".

Open daily : 9:30AM - 6PM
Price : 7.50 euros
A single ticket can be delivered for Sainte Chapelle (see in the fravelogues) and la Conciergerie.

Address: 1 Quai de l'Horloge 1 arrt entrance blvd du Palais
Directions: On Ile de la Cite.
Metro Cite or Chatelet.
There is an underground parking just in front the palace.

othercontact: Fax 331.40.51.70.36
Phone: 331 43 54 30 06
Website: http://www.pariserve.tm.fr/quartier/ileCite/Conciergerie.htm

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 6, 2004
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