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Sainte-Chapelle

93
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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Badge 93

Outstanding

say expert reviewers

Top 1% in Paris About the TripExpert Score

7 expert recommendations

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

Built by the obsessively pious Louis IX (1226–70), this Gothic jewel is home to the oldest stained-glass windows in Paris. Full review →

1

Frommer's 34

Countless writers have called this tiny chapel a jewel box, yet that hardly suffices. Full review →

58

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 →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Try to save Ste-Chapelle for a sunny day, when Paris’ oldest, finest stained glass is at its dazzling best. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 55

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 →

57

Not For Tourists

Jewel of Gothic architecture of the XIII century, exceptional. Full review →

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Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

Devout King Louis IX (St Louis, 1226-70) had a hobby of accumulating holy relics. Full review →

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