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Skip the Line: Sainte Chapelle in Palais de la Cité
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Skip the Line: Sainte Chapelle in Palais de la Cité
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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...more
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8 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
+33 1 53 40 60 80
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Reviewed yesterday

Forget the Louvre or the Eiffel tower, this should be the first thing you see in Paris! Photos or words don't do it justice, it needs to be seen. Be sure to get the audio guide, the English guide is maybe the most annoying Australian...More

Thank los_dani
Reviewed yesterday

Sainte-Chapelle is a breath-taking, fascinating place to visit. It is very close to Notre Dame and can easily be combined in the same visit. The stained glass is beautiful and beyond description. Don't miss it.

Thank th0rsm0m
Reviewed yesterday

This place is absolutely stunning!!! Being surrounded by the stain glass windows on the very top was the highlight of my trip to the Chapel. If you like learning about history and the stain glass windows, do get the audio guide. There is a guard...More

Thank ReadySetJet4ever
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our visit here, not only for the sublime colors and light from the stained glass, but by the quiet and respect of the visitors, and that the crowds are controlled, allowing one to see the site without standing shoulder to shoulder. It's...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed yesterday

Great architecture, fabulous stained glass, and the intimacy of the Jewel Box chapel. Be surprised, just go and find out! Check out the gift shop for grandson gifts and books.

Thank Gail L
Reviewed yesterday

Located not far from Notre Dame and is a "must not miss" location. It is contained within the Palace of Justice and was the private chapel of Louis IX. The stained glass is just stunning and don't forget to look at the tile on the...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ste. Chapelle... Louis IX and Jesus's croen of thorns....the history, the jse dropping stained glass unlike anything else we've seen....do it! The crown of thorns is now housed at the Louvre and brought out at Easter, but the alter for it is still there. Wow.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed yesterday

The stained glass in this chapel is stunning. Don't miss the explanation on how the chapel glass was restored. You can either watch it there or download the App. We went late afternoon when the sun lit the left hand side stained glass windows and...More

Thank hilarymunro
Reviewed yesterday

This small chapel was one of the highlights of our trip to Paris -- a surprising gem that we could have easily missed. So glad we didn't!!

Thank Roving795464
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not miss out on these stained glass windows in a chapel that is overshadowed by Notre Dame close by. Absolutely beautiful, especially on a sunny day, and crazy to think that this was once the holding place of the crown of thorns relic. Just...More

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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,
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
To my recollection Yes. You go though security at the entry for a security check. I entered with a small backpack.
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I'm sorry. I don't know. I carried a small dross body purse with no problem but a backpack is different.
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Sorry I do not know. I always print my tickets out because if I lose my phone or there’s issue I at least have a paper back up.