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"Tomb of Napoleon" Tombeau de Napoléon Ier Tip by Jeca011

Tombeau de Napoléon Ier, Paris: 64 reviews and 135 photos

  Tomb of Napoleon
by Jeca011
 
 

Since April the 3rd 1861, Napoleon I rests in peace in a crypt under golden Dome. His body rests in a sarcophagus of red granite. Inside this huge sarcophagus, his body is further enclosed in 6 additional caskets: the first of tin-sheeted iron, the second of mahogany, the third and fourth of lead, the fifth of ebony and the sixth of oak. These were then placed in red sarcophagus.

Address: 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris
Directions: Near Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg. At Musée de l'Armée.
Phone: +33 810 11 33 99
Website: http://www.musee-armee.fr/collections/les-espaces-du-musee/dome-des-invalides-tombeau-de-napoleon-ier.html

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 27, 2004
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