Les Invalides - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Les Invalides
A complex of buildings which was commissioned in 1670 by Louis XIV in order to provide accommodation and hospital care for wounded soldiers. Later the parts of Les Invalides were converted into the Museum of Arms, the Museum of Contemporary History, and the Museum of Plains-Reliefs and into tombs for Napoleon I and others. It was one of the must-see locations in this area.
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Attractions Near Les Invalides
The Army Museum
0.08km from Les Invalides
The Army Museum in Paris, created in 1905, is one of the biggest museums of military art and history in the world. It's Contemporary Department retraces the story of the French Army from the period 1871 to 1945 and thus covers both World Wars. It extends over 8,000 m² and is made up of a museum and two churches with some 500,000 objects. The museum's seven main spaces and departments contain collections that span the period from antiquity through the 20th century.
Pont Alexandre III
0.82km from Les Invalides
The Pont Alexandre III is a bridge crossing the Seine between the 7th and 8th arrondissement of Paris. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. This site is served by the subway station Invalides and the station Invalides of the RER C line. The bridge was intended to symbolize the Franco - Russian friendship, established by the signing of the alliance concluded in 1891 between the Emperor Alexander III and the president of the French Republ
Champ de Mars
1.03km from Les Invalides
Champs de Mars is a vast public green space in Paris. the park is nestled between the world-famous Eiffel tower and the Ecolé Militaire building complex. A hotspot for national events, it can be accessed freely and offers the most beautiful view of the capital’s landmark monument. It will be a remarkable experience in your life.
Le Bon Marché
1.04km from Les Invalides
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche was the first department store in the world. It opened in 1852 in Paris at the instigation of Aristide Boucicaut and his wife Marguerite. Now the property of LVMH, it sells a wide range of high-end goods, including food in an adjacent building at 38, rue de Sèvres, called La Grande Épicerie de Paris.
1.07km from Les Invalides
The Grand Palais in Paris is the iconic monument of the Rmn-GP, where we showcase our biggest exhibitions to best advantage in its vast spaces. It was designed to demonstrate France's artistic and technical prowess. It has also played host to many prestigious events: motor shows, air shows, interior design exhibitions, equestrian events, major art exhibitions, and more. In recent years there have been major exhibitions such as Hokusai, Niki de Saint Phalle, Picasso. Mania, Edward Hopper, and Ga
1.08km from Les Invalides
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum National that opened in 1986, located along the left bank of the Seine in Paris. It is housed in the former Orsay station, built by Victor Laloux from 1898 to 1900 and converted into a museum by the decision of the President of the Republic, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. Its collections present Western art from 1848 to 1914, in all its diversity: painting, sculpture, decorative arts, graphic art, photography, architecture, etc. It is one of the largest museums in Europ
Discover More Attractions in Île-de-France, Home of Les Invalides
The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.