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Things To Do in Paris: Visit Les Invalides.

May 18, 2013


Les Invalides, officially known as L’Hôtel national des Invalides (The National Residence of the Invalids), is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building’s original purpose. The buildings house the Musée de l’Armée, the military museum of the Army of France, the Musée des Plans-Reliefs, and the Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine, as well as the burial site for some of France’s war heroes, notably Napoleon Bonaparte.

Source: Wikipedia

I really have nothing to add there but to be honest with you, I didn’t go inside. It was on the way to my real destination which is the Pont Alexander III so I passed by it and took a photo.

At least I’m being honest. :p

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