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Skip the line of the ticketing counter and enjoy the ambiance at your own pace with these priority access tickets! Come and visit two of Paris' historical monuments that boast of Gothic architecture built by Saint Louis.

Highlights

  • Inspect the 13th century stained glass of the Sainte Chapelle.
  • Step into the primary detention center of the french revolution.
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When modern Paris has overwhelmed you with its boutiques, bicycles, and baguettes, step back in time at two of its most interesting and historical landmarks in medieval Palais de la Cité - once the residence of the Kings of France. Sainte Chappelle with its mesmerizing stained glass windows was home to Christ's Crown of Thorns, while the Conciergerie was home, or rather prison to Marie-Antoinette! This ticket gets you priority access to both.

See two stunning monuments from France's past - a 13th century church with brilliant stained glass windows, and a medieval royal palace that was formerly home to French royalty. This Priority Entrance ticket allows you to skip the line at both venues.

Sainte-Chapelle

Standing proudly on the Ile de la Cite, this intimate chapel and UNESCO World Heritage site was consecrated on April 26, 1248. It was commissioned by King Louis IX, who wanted somewhere nice to house his collection of religious relics, including Christ’s Crown of Thorns.

This Gothic chapel is renowned for its collection of 15 gorgeous stained glass windows, depicting 1,113 scenes from the Old and New Testaments - as well as a pane showing the relocation of the Relics to Paris, prominently featuring the church's patron King Louis. On a sunny day, the light streaming in through those windows makes you forgive every drop of rain that ever fell on Paris.

Conciergerie

This medieval royal palace was abandoned by the Kings of France at the end of the 14th century (settling in the Louvre and Vincennes held more appeal), at which point it became a prison and revolutionary tribunal. It was one of the principal places of detention throughout the French Revolution (when it was known as "the antechamber to the guillotine").

That statement was certainly true in the case of its most famous resident, former Queen Marie Antoinette. As you wander the Salle des Gardes (Guards Room) and the immense Salle des Gens d'armes (Hall of the Soldiers) consider how she must have felt being imprisoned here. Her commemorative chapel was erected on the site of her cell in the renovation.

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Know before you go

COVID Information

  • The monument is open and welcomes you in complete safety
  • Limited number of visitors
  • Adapted visit circuit
  • Each visitor is invited to respect the safety instructions indicated upon entering the monument
  • Wearing a face mask is compulsory in the monument
  • Hydroalcoholic gel will be at your disposal at the reception of the monument before your visit
  • Reminder of barrier gestures

Timings:

The following time slots are available to choose from:

11:40 AM, 12:40 PM, 1:40 PM. 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM & 5:40 PM

Getting there:

  • You can get there by either the subway or the bus.
  • By Metro: Line 4, station Cité
  • By Bus: Lines 21, 27, 38, 85, 96 and Balabus.
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Cancellation Policy

These tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or refunded.

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My Tickets

You will receive an email with your voucher. No need to print.You can skip the ticket line and go directly to the security line with your mobile voucher.

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