Soaring stained glass windows beam a myriad of colored light onto the floor's rich tile mosaics inside Sainte-Chapelle. This house of worship is one of the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period Gothic architecture, and retains one of the most extensive collections of 13th-century stained glass anywhere in the world. Built by the French kings to house the relics of the Crown of Thorns, this "jewel box" structure has two levels and an impressive vaulted ceiling. Use our Paris online travel planner to visit Sainte-Chapelle on your trip to Paris, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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These amazing stained glass windows are a must-see. Very glad we made time to visit Sainte-Chapelle. So beautiful it was hard to leave.
These amazing stained glass windows are a must-see. Very glad we made time to visit Sainte-Chapelle. So beautiful it was hard to leave. more »
It is so magnificent and deep. One can easily spend there much time - to digest the miracle. We were there in the morning and thanks to our online tickets it took us about 15 minutes with all the...
It is so magnificent and deep. One can easily spend there much time - to digest the miracle. We were there in the morning and thanks to our online tickets it took us about 15 minutes with all the... more »
The security check process does take a while and there are usually queues but, to say the least, this is worth the wait. Once you get inside, your breath will be taken away by the sheer majesty of the place. The stained glass is absolutely incredible. I really don’t think pictures can do this justice and the atmosphere is phenomenal too. It’s true, that’s all there really is to see in there but it’s worth seeing. In a prime location in the centre of Paris and the staff were helpful enough.
Of course you can't miss this chapel.. Best stained glass chapel, I've visited allot of churches in Europe and this one is at the top. If your going to visit, go on a sunny day, and go in the morning when the sun is in the east, illuminating the chapel glass. The last time i was here I attended a very nice strings concert. It was a marvelous setting and evening.
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