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Address: 6, Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 53 40 60 80
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and...

The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of stained-glass windows. It was built in the mid 13th century by Louis IX, at the heart of the royal residence, the Palais de la Cité. It was built to house the relics of the Passion of Christ. Adorned with a unique collection of fifteen glass panels and a large rose window forming a veritable wall of light,the Sainte-Chapelle is a gem of French Gothic architecture. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open:> 1st March to 31st October: Monday to Friday: from 9.30 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.> 1st November to 29th February: Monday to Friday: from 9 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. The best time to visit is in the morning from Tuesday to Friday. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December and in case of negative temperatures.

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Simply the most beautiful church in Paris

My fourth visit to this wonderful church and it never disappoints. My partner had never been before and was enthralled by the exquisite stained glass, the history, architecture... read more

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My fourth visit to this wonderful church and it never disappoints. My partner had never been before and was enthralled by the exquisite stained glass, the history, architecture and just feeling of a wonderful space. I have been to concerts in the past and the acoustics are superb. I would always visit St Chapelle whenever I am in Paris.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I saw a 1 hour concert of Vivaldi's Four Seasons performed in the Sainte-Chapelle, the Kings former private chapel, and it's was heaven. The walls are all stained glass, a treasure of French Gothic architecture and the music was tremendous. Only 6 musicians, one on a harpsichord and the one on violin was a genius!!~

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an unexpected delight. The church on the ground floor is unusual with its decorated columns however the hidden treasure is on the first floor. The stained glass windows are absolutely stunning - much more impressive than Notre Dame.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Saint Chapelle is an easily accessible taste of historical & religious glory without too many crowds. Our 4 yo loved it. Stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Notre Dame is bigger, but this cathedral will take your breath away in a way that Notre Dame won't. Stunning -- you will never forget it! Easy to get to. In fact, we visited once in the afternoon, and then returned in the evening for a string concert (through Classic Tix -- highly recommend this venue for a concert as... More 

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We were in Paris for a couple of days and I looked up "Things to Do" while here. I truly went to this location COMPLETELY because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and it was honestly one of the best visits- the pictures completely represent this breathtaking cathedral. Walking distance to Notre Dame.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some places are worth a single visit. Some are definitely worth revisiting. Sainte-Chapelle is worth many visits. In marked contrast to many French cathedrals, its interior is bright and incredibly colorful. It is almost like being inside a kaleidoscope! The windows especially, but also the decorative motifs on the walls, are just exquisite. I gladly spent nearly an hour just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church contains some of the most beautiful stained glass anywhere in the world. There is a 10 Euro admission fee, but it is worth it to be able to see the windows. Highly recommend. There is a concert series almost every evening.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sainte-Chapelle is a definite must see if you are going to Paris. You got to time it just right to catch the tide coming in and covering the base of Mt. Sainte -Chapelle a fantastic view and experience. The quaint village surrounding the Chapelle has many places to grab something to eat and rest as the climb to the top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sainte-Chapelle is and ornate 13th-century, gothic cathedral on Ile de la Cite, just a few blocks from Notre-Dame Cathedral. Inside lies some of the most beautiful stained glass you'll ever see, it's simply beautiful and worth a short visit.

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité, sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.
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