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Palais de la Cite | Quai de l'Horloge, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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All reviews law courts sainte chapelle former royal palace french revolution huge building pont au change french kings place dauphine nice architecture century louis lines
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Visited on 24-Nov-18 Entry Free This place is near to 'Ile de la cite Notre Dame' and is easily accessible by metro. The queue is long and wait time is 40 min. Not much worth it except the building and the chapel. There is an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bhaskar_10
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The old traditional court building on the Ile de la Cite and across from Place Dauphine. It's very impressive but a bit cold.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A very monumental building from all sides, both the one facing Sainte-Chapelle but also the one facing Place Dauphine. Take a look at its nice architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Just knowing this was the site for many to be held captive while awaiting execution was awkward. Then as you head down the corridors, there were shadows that seemed to creep around. It was getting close to closing so it might have been just reflections...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This former palace now houses the judicial courts of the city of Paris. The building is grand, classical, beautiful and well maintained. During our visit, there were no tours inside, which was a shame.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Just down the river from our hotel we came across. Big police presence which is reassuring. If you have time, take a look

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Originally the Palais de la Cité, this historic complex houses the beautiful Sainte Chapelle and the infamous Conciergerie, where may people were imprisoned before their execution during the French Revolution. (See separate listings for more information) The main building was rebuilt in the 19th century.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The palace of justice is located on the Ile de la Cite next to Sainte Chapelle. The palace was once home to the French kings until 1358. The building now contains the city's law courts and many were sent for execution here during the revolution.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Impressed with the way everything seems so uncomplicated. There are arrows to ensure you go in the right direction , the information is in English along with French and it's not one of those museums that exhaust you with its need to be so detailed....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank david p
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Palace of Justice's architecture is stunning. Stop by there just to admire the details in the design and the beauty of classic building.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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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Sally G
21 February 2017|
Response from georgefromathens | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but not in all halls. Some have restricted access to the public.