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1 Place Joffre, 75007 Paris, France
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
+33 1 80 50 14 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Classic French architecture at the end of a boulevard and at a big traffic circle. So it is a center of the area. Important institution.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Louis XV approved the building of the royal military academy in 1751 and fully completed in 1773. The military school is not open to the public, however the building is viewable from the outside. Try walking from the Eiffel Tower in the Parc du Champs...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

One pass's on the way to the Eiffel Tower a very impressive building herculean in size rather austere but very imposing

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

While visiting Eiffel tower we came across this beautiful building, which have very good architecture and hard to miss when passing by. Nice to click some pictures here though we didn't gave it much time as when Eiffel is in front of you you can't...More

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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James K
March 1, 2015|
Response from robcar603 | Reviewed this property |
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