Founded in 1671 by Louis XIV as a hospital for 6000 war-wounded soldiers - this function explaining the name of the building - the golden-domed Hôtel des Invalides still functions as an infirmary and now also houses the Musée de l'Armée

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Paris: 90-Minute Secrets of Les Invalides Tour

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 90 minute

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...ique tour takes you to the heart of the Hôtel des Invalides to visit areas that are normally closed to the public, inclu...

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Hôtel des Invalides, Paris

Founded in 1671 by Louis XIV as a hospital for 6000 war-wounded soldiers - this function explaining the name of the building - the golden-domed Hôtel des Invalides still functions as an infirmary and now also houses the Musée de l'Armée.

Founded in 1671 by Louis XIV as a hospital for 6000 war-wounded soldiers - this function explaining the name of the building - the golden-domed Hôtel des Invalides still functions as an infirmary and now also houses the Musée de l'Armée. The church attached, l'Eglise du Dôme, houses the tomb of Napoleon.


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About Hôtel des Invalides

 Place Vauban, Paris, France

 +33 1 44 42 38

 www.invalides.org

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