Discover la Sainte-Chapelle !

In the heart of the Ile de la Cité, nestled between the imposing buildings of the Palais de Justice, lies one of Paris' most emblematic architectural marvels: the Sainte-Chapelle. Built in the 13th century at the request of Louis IX, also known as Saint Louis, this jewel of Gothic architecture is a masterpiece of breathtaking beauty.
Its architecture is a true technical feat of the period, characterized by spectacular stained glass windows that flood the interior with light. These windows, among the oldest and largest in Europe, tell biblical stories with dazzling visual splendor.
Upon entering the Sainte-Chapelle, you are immediately struck by the verticality of the space and the delicacy of the architectural details. The slender columns seem to reach for the sky, supporting the celestial vault that seems to float above visitors. Every square inch of the chapel is adorned with finely chiselled sculptures, testifying to the skill and talent of medieval craftsmen.
The Sainte-Chapelle is also a place steeped in history. 
It has witnessed many significant events over the centuries, from royal ceremonies to moments of national crisis. Its survival through the ages, despite damage caused by time and war, makes it a symbol of resilience and permanence in the history of Paris.
Whether to admire its sparkling stained glass windows, to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of meditation that reigns there, or simply to contemplate the impressive legacy of French history, a visit to the Sainte-Chapelle is an unforgettable experience!
So don't hesitate, it's just a few steps from the Hôtel du Jeu de Paume!

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