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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 via mobile

Beautiful and intimate, Sainte-Chapelle is a must stop on your tour of Paris. We loved learning more about the church and its beautiful stained glass windows from the audio tour!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RBC81
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Sainte-Chapelle is definitely worth seeing when you visit Paris. Although it may not be in the forefront of your mind as the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame, it should be on the top of your list. The stained glass is absolutely breathtaking no matter your religions...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see. An architectural marvel, aesthetically pleasing and nothing else quite like it. An amazing space and best on a sunny day in the morning when the stain glass literally glows.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elysee8th
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful Chapelle..Mesmerizing glass work..easy to get to on foot or by metro..worth a visit for sure..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rekha P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sainte-Chapelle houses gorgeous stained glass on the 2nd level, but that is about it there. It is a small area, and crowded even in non-peak season. However, since it is small, people tends to move in and out fast. (Fast turnover) I suggest to give...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wsinsw
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Paris, this is worth checking out. It's an intimate chapel unlike Notre Dame but just as beautiful. We hired a tour guide before out trip which allowed us to enter at the designated time on our ticket as opposed to standing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Onemoagain
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hidden gem. And I mean hidden between some government buildings. There are inside steps to get into the Chapelle. But you will be stunned by the beauty of it all. Worth the climb.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 577Jackie
Reviewed 3 days ago

For history buffs - a must. Created to house the Crown of Thorns this is a chapel that assaults you with its intensity. Every square inch of the chapel is decorated. Not only the superb stained glass that rises over you, but the painted statues,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visit is easy and fast going by still stunning, especially now that glazed glasses windows have been all restored. Set next to the 'conciergerie' complex, at the very heart of France king's power for century, anyone willing to understand France history should go. Take a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Felix D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing Gothic style Cathedral that has the best preserved stained glass windows from that age. Amazing craftsmanship and a really beautiful building hidden behind French government buildings. A real world class wonder.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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14 December 2018|
Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure it is usex as a place of worship amymore. Suggest going to Notre Dame cathedral.
8 December 2018|
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Response from AdrianG1768 | Reviewed this property |
Between 30 minutes and one hour inside, without the time needed to purchase the ticket.
27 November 2018|
Response from Trippin2018 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn’t take the tour.