Sainte ChapelleCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: 8 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +33-153406080
- Ticket Price: 8 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Performance, Family And Kids
Sainte Chapelle - Review
What can you say about a place that’ll engage your eyes and ears at the same time? If you ever wanted to feel close to Christ, this is a really good place to visit. Louis IX, who was looking to house the “Passion Relics” of Christ, paid for this beautiful Gothic church. Dressed as a penitent, he personally carried the relics, which included the Crown of Thorns, into Sainte-Chapelle. The imperial sanctuary is a prime sample of the stage of Gothic design style called "Rayonnant", distinctive for it’s by its feeling of weightlessness and solid verticals. Getting there will leave you breathless, and you’ll hike up a LOT of steps, but once there, it’s a visual feast. You will loved the stained glass, and the jewel-like walls. For an added bonus, book tickets for the occasional classical music performances scheduled in the evenings. It really adds to the experience. And in case you didn’t know, the Notre Dame Cathedral is next door.
Sainte Chapelle Ticket Prices
- 8.50 €, Reduced rate- 5.50 €, Adult group rate- 6.50 € (minimum 20 persons); School group rate- 30 € (maximum 35 students, 2 accompanying adults included, adult group rate for additional accompanying adult).
- Counters will close thirty minutes before closing time.
- Free admission: Minors under 18 (family visit) 18-25 years old (for people under 26 years old who are citizens of one the 27 countries of EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) Disabled visitors and their escorts Unemployed person.
How To reach Sainte Chapelle by Public Transport
- Metro: Cite (M4- Maroon), Chatelet (M1- Yellow; M4- Maroon; M7- Pink; M11- Brown; M14- Purple)
- RER: B(Blue) C(Yellow)
Restaurants Near Sainte Chapelle
- Aarapana (Indian, A little Expensive, Casual)
- Le Zimmer (French, Highly Expensive)
- Quai – Quai(French, Expensive)
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sainte Chapelle
27.97% of people who visit Paris include Sainte Chapelle in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
47.89% of people start their Sainte Chapelle visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sainte Chapelle
72.8% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sainte Chapelle
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Sainte Chapelle, Paris Reviews
Some of the most beautiful stained glass you’ll likely ever see. Make sure to come on a sunny day and spend some time reading the brochures. There’s an entry fee of €5 or something but don’t be put off, if you like beautiful churches, this takes the cake.
Not your typical medieval church. Breathtaking in its complex decoration and stained glass windows, truly a chapel fit for a king. The lines can be long. You have to wait in line to go through security first, then again for the chapel. Get the museum pass and you go right to the front of the line. You can go into the Palais du justice (again through security) and down the steps to get into where the chapel is. It is worth it to see this. Try for a sunny day to really see the windows glow.
It's a chapel! This is a great place to go if you haven't met your quota on spectacularly beautiful churches in Paris. On the flip side, if you HAVE met your quota, then you should probably go check out something else out while you're in the city.
The pictures dont do this place justice. It's a tiny chapel with amazing, huge stained glass windows. If you look closely, you can see the amazing and intricate detail that went into each one. It's worth the visit and the small €5.00 entrance fee. Take lots of pictures and enjoy!
Beautiful church. Absolutely stunning. Not much to see other then the main sanctuary. It is a great use of a Paris Museum Pass, but maybe a bit pricey on it's own. It doesn't compare to Note Dame in size but both are breathtaking.