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7th Arr. - Palais-Bourbon
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Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Although not the most beautiful of buildings the former officers academy is still an impressive building and as its located near the Eiffel Tower its worth a small detour

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank ErwinvdM
Reviewed June 12, 2019

I passed this building on the way to the tower. It was impressive. The guide said that it is an old military academy for the training of military leaders. It's a nice old structure.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

On our way from the Eiffel Tower to the Champs Elysees we saw this magnificent building with a huge square in front of it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

This big military school complex is a landmark in the classy 7th and an introduction to the huge park that leads to the Tower. Big traffic square in front.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

A few years since I visited this and Napoleon's tomb. The museum is so much better now. Lots of different exhibits from a number of eras. I thought both the WW1 & WW2 sections we well covered.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MICHAEL L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This great old Military Training School is where Napoleon Bonaparte trained as a very young soldier at 15 years of age. We only seen a small section of the training grounds and a couple of the old barracks buildings on our tour. We did not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The front doors were open so we went it. Then we found it was open due to there being a service on , in the beautiful chapel , right at the front. We also could see into the impressive courtyard of the school.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Big old noble building that houses France's traditional school for the military. It's on the Champ de Mars and has views of the Tower. I've never been inside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

An impressive building facing the Eiffel Tower As the name says a seat of learning but the building itself is powerful and demands respect

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is an incredible piece of architecture in Paris located within viewing distance of the Eiffel tower. One can only imagine the history that exists and was created from within.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Christopher H
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A complicated answer: The École de guerre (fr: War School) is a French institution for military higher education is not open to the public. The Equestrian area has periodic public events and that area is at those times... More
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