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9 / 10

7 expert reviews

“Devout King Louis IX (St Louis, 1226-70) had a hobby of accumulating holy relics.”

– Time Out

Fodor's Fodor's
"Built by the obsessively pious Louis IX (1226–70), this Gothic jewel is home to the oldest stained-glass windows in Paris." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Jewel of Gothic architecture of the XIII century, exceptional."
Let's Go Let's Go
"The Lower Chapel has a blue, vaulted ceiling dotted with the golden symbol of the French monarchy, the fleurs-de-lis, and contains a few “treasures” (i.e., platter-sized portraits of saints). " Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"This jewel of Gothic art was built upon the order of Saint Louis to house the relics of Christ and the Virgin Mary." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Sainte Chapelle is a true Gothic masterpiece located on Île de la Cité." Full review
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