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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

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

Thank Voyage796209
Reviewed yesterday

We hadn't heard much about this chapel but overheard a tour guide briefly mentioned it. There is a charge, I believe it was around nine dollars. The chapel is not in the best condition due to its age but the stain glass is absolutely beautiful,...More

Thank jlbdogmom
Reviewed yesterday

Such nice visit to Sainte-Chapelle! It truly is stunning. One must make this a priority when visiting Paris.

Thank snowbunnii
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Try to arrive early. Must clear airport-type security because the Palace of Justice is adjoining. This attraction can be very “close” once the crowds appear. Pick-up an “Explanation Card” near the down staircase on the 2nd Level. It is better than the audio guide.

Thank JOHN L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything in Paris makes a beautiful statement! Go here for the lovely sights and beautiful photo opportunities. You will fall in love

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can not imagine the stained glass unless you see it in person. One can just sit upstairs and stare and you can never take it all in. Amazing place!

Thank anne m
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sainte-Chapelle can be selfie heaven or selfie hell, depending on your age and attitude. If you're really interested in the amazing art there, buy tickets in advance (saves time), find the right time for a visit, and use the audioguide to make the most of...More

Thank Troubadour
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Sainte Chapelle after Notre Dame on a Sunday evening in October. We bought the tickets for the chapel & concierge (highly recommend a visit there!). The line wasn't overly long and we didn't buy tickets in advance and we were fine. It...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lines are shorter and the sun is directly shining on the BEAUTIFUL windows. This site is a must see.

Thank FrankCGlazer
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the most beautiful rooms anywhere - people gasped when they entered (and so did we) - and full of French and Catholic history.

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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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vacation f
13 September 2018|
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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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13 September 2018|
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Response from G2978WQcynthiab | Reviewed this property |
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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6 September 2018|
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Response from SBnm13 | Reviewed this property |
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.