Sainte-Chapelle is a jewel of high gothic architecture, offering a luminous ethereal beauty that you cannot experience in other places in the world.
Located in the Palais de la Cité, the residence for royals from the 10th to the 14th centuries. Built in seven years and opened from 1248 under order of King Louis IX. Sainte-Chapelle was constructed as a royal chapel to house the Holy Relics of the Passion of the Christ.
Relics of Crown of Thorns and fragment of the Holy Cross made this place special.
Sainte-Chapelle was damaged during the French Revolution in the late 18th century. Much of the Sainte-Chapelle was reconstructed, but a majority of the delicate stained glass are original.
Location and Contact Information:
Address: Palais de la Cité, 4 boulevard du palais, 1st arrondissement
Metro: Cité (Line 4)
Information on the Web: Visit the official website (in English)
Sights and Attractions Nearby:
La Conciergerie (remnants of Paris’ first royal Palace, more recently used as a prison during the Revolutionary Reign of Terror)
Notre Dame Cathedral
Buy flowers at the flower market
Boat Tours of the Seine River
Dont forget to visit “Ponts des Arts” the bridge for lovers
Chapel Opening Hours:
Sainte Chapelle is open every day but operates on different schedules depending on whether you’re visiting in high season or low:
From March 1st to October 31st: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
From November 1st to February 28th: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closing Days and Times: The chapel is closed between 1:00 and 2:00 pm during the week, and on January 1st, May 1st and Christmas Day.
* Last tickets are sold 30 minutes before the chapel closes.
Adults pay full-price admission to entrance but for children under 18 enter for free when accompanied by an adult. Disabled visitors and their escorts also enter for free.
The Sainte-Chapelle is fully accessible to disabled visitors, but some may need special assistance. Actually our team is there for help you!
Guided tours of the chapel are available for individuals and groups. We can offer you a valuable and reasonable rates visit royaltransfer.com . Our team is ready to offer you a good service.
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