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Les Invalides

Les Invalides

Les Invalides

Les Invalides formally the Hôtel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids), is a complex of museums and historical buildings in Paris, France. The Les Invalides complex contains numerous museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building’s original purpose.

The Les Invalides complex houses:

  • Musée de l’Armée, the military museum of the Army of France
  • Musée des Plans-Reliefs
  • Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine
  • The Cathedral of Saint-Louis des Invalides
  • Dôme des Invalides, a large church, the tallest in Paris
  • Tomb of Napoleon.

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Les Invalides

  • Name:             Les Invalides
  • City:                 Paris
  • Country:          France
  • Created:          1862
  • Type:               Museums and monuments complex
  • Address:          Rond-Point du Bleuet de France, 75007 Paris, France

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