Situated on the Esplanada des Invalides lies the Hotel National des Invalides. A masterpiece of 17th century architecture. Founded in 1671 by Louis XIV as a hospital for the returning wounded and a hospice for war veterans. World renowned for housing Napoleon’s tomb, it is also host to four museums, a military museum (le musee […]
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January 30th, 2009 No Comments
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