Sainte-Chapelle - 75001
History of the Sainte-Chapelle: Its Mystery
What are we doing during History of the Sainte-Chapelle: Its Mystery ?
A kids-friendly guided tour in the highest achievement of Gothic Architecture.
A gem of Gothic style ! Built in seven years, the Sainte-Chapelle was intended to house precious Christian relics, including Christ's crown of thorns, acquired by Saint Louis.
The guide will adapt this visit for children to share his passion for Middle-Age to make your family discover the treasure of the Sainte-Chapelle. Explore, observe and be prepared to answer to your guide’s questions :
« Why the monument is called Sainte-Chapelle? »
« Colors and forms represented in the stained glass »
« What makes Gothic Architecture? »
Why do we love History of the Sainte-Chapelle: Its Mystery ?
The Sainte Chapelle is a jewel of Gothic architecture. Built between 1242 and 1248, it houses the relics of the Passion of Christ. Nothing is too beautiful to welcome this treasure, a sign of the fervor and power of Louis IX. The guide will introduce you to the mysteries of stained glass and the architecture of the building.
Good to know
- Sainte-Chapelle is open every day from 9.00 to 19.00
- Entrance tickets included
- A professional and fully licensed private guide
How do we get there?Sainte-Chapelle - 75001
10, boulevard du Palais
Line 4, station Cité
RER B or C, station Saint-Michel
Lines 1, 7, 11, 14, station Châtelet
Lines 21, 27, 38, 85, 96 and Balabus
What's the plan after History of the Sainte-Chapelle: Its Mystery ?
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