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Sainte-Chapelle Paris

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Sainte-Chapelle Paris

Information and tips about visiting Sainte-Chapelle, the most beautiful chapel in Paris. Practical information about the history, opening hours, layout, and online tickets for the chapel can be found at parisbypierre.com.

Sainte-Chapelle Tickets and Information

Address: 8 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris
Metro: Cité stop - Line 4
Tickets:

How do I buy tickets for Sainte-Chapelle in Paris?

  • Tickets Sainte-Chapelle from 11.50 € (Book your tickets)
  • Tickets Sainte-Chapelle and La Conciergerie from 18.50 € (Book your tickets)
  • Ages 0 to 24; free entrance for EU residents
  • Free entrance every 1st Sunday of the month from November to March

Tip: The popular Seine Pass gives access to Musée d'Orsay, the stunning chapel of Sainte-Chapelle, and a 1-hour Seine River cruise (Book your tickets)

Opening hours:
  • Open daily from April to September from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Open daily form October to March from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed: January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th

Sainte-Chapelle is the former court chapel of King Louis IX’s old city palace. It is the only remaining building of the old city palace. The stunning chapel is situated close to the Notre Dame Cathedral. on the island of Île de la Cité. Sainte-Chapelle was built in a Rayonnant Gothic style. Particularly beautiful are the large stained glass windows of the chapel.

Visit Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, France

Sainte-Chapelle consists of two chapels: a simple chapel on the first floor, which was originally intended for the court, and a lavishly embellished chapel on the second floor for the royal family. The dazzling 15-meter-high stained glass windows that are distinctive to Sainte-Chapelle are located on the second floor. The stunning windows portray more than 100 biblical stories. Most of the windows date from the 13th century. The rose window was added in the 15th century. Both chapels are open to visitors.

Visiting Sainte-Chapelle and Tickets

Sainte-Chapelle is a popular tourist sight in Paris. It is possible to purchase entry tickets in advance. Would you like to book your tickets for Sainte-Chapelle now? Please click here for additional information

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History of Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle was constructed between 1242 and 1248 at the request of King Louis IX. He gave the order for the construction in order to find a home for some important Christian relics. Today, the relics are housed in the treasury of the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

History of La Conciergerie

La Conciergerie was constructed at the beginning of the 14th century on behalf of Philip IV. La Conciergerie served as the headquarters of the Paris Guard of Candles. The guard was in charge of tax collection and providing housing for citizens of Paris. During the French Revolution, La Conciergerie was used as a state prison. Today, part of La Conciergerie is used by the French court. Part of the building is open to visitors. To visit La Conciergerie, an entry ticket is required.


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How do I get to Sainte-Chapelle and La Conciergerie?

Given that both buildings are located in the heart of Paris, they can easily be reached by foot.

If you don’t feel like walking, then the Paris metro is a convenient and easy way to visit Sainte-Chapelle and La Conciergerie. Both buildings can be reached via Line 4 at the Cité stop.

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