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Sainte-Chapelle - Centre des monuments nationaux

Sainte-Chapelle - Centre des monuments nationaux
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Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis - Centre des monuments nationaux Sistine Chapel History[edit] While better known as the location of Papal conclaves, the primary function of the Sistine Chapel is as the chapel of the Papal Chapel (Cappella Pontificia), one of the two bodies of the Papal household, called until 1968 the Papal Court (Pontificalis Aula). At the time of Pope Sixtus IV in the late 15th century, the Papal Chapel comprised about 200 people, including clerics, officials of the Vatican and distinguished laity. The Cappella Maggiore derived its name, the Greater Chapel, from the fact that there was another chapel also in use by the Pope and his retinue for daily worship. The Sistine Chapel as it may have appeared in the 15th century (19th-century drawing) The present chapel, on the site of the Cappella Maggiore, was designed by Baccio Pontelli for Pope Sixtus IV, for whom it is named, and built under the supervision of Giovannino de Dolci between 1473 and 1481.[1] The proportions of the present chapel appear to closely follow those of the original.

50 incontournables parisiens en un week-end - Office de Tourisme de Paris Paris, la ville la plus touristique au monde, mérite plus qu’un week-end pour l’explorer, chacun en conviendra. Mais pour beaucoup de visiteurs, le temps est hélas limité et les jours passés à découvrir la capitale se comptent souvent sur les doigts d’une seule main. Alors, comment voir le plus de lieux incontournables sans avoir l’impression de chercher à battre des records de vitesse ou de passer à côté de l’essentiel ? La première bonne nouvelle C’est que Paris n’est pas si grand ! Seconde bonne nouvelle La plupart des sites les plus remarquables sont concentrés sur des zones assez restreintes et au cœur de Paris. A la belle-saison Louer un vélib’ peut vous permettre de vous déplacer entre certains sites, tout en profitant de l’ambiance de la capitale. Un autre conseil Ne cherchez pas à tout voir ! 50 sites en un week-end C’est donc possible ! Cliquez sur la carte de Paris pour découvrir nos 50 lieux incontournables à visiter. Plus d'infos sur les Monuments à Paris

Site officiel du musée du Louvre Louvre Palace The Louvre Palace (French: Palais du Louvre, IPA: [palɛ dy luvʁ]) is a former royal palace located on the Right Bank of the Seine in Paris, between the Tuileries Gardens and the church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Its origins date back to the medieval period, and its present structure has evolved in stages since the 16th century. It was the actual seat of power in France until Louis XIV moved to Versailles in 1682, bringing the government with him. Description of the present-day palace[edit] The complex[edit] Aerial view of the Louvre Palace Map of the Louvre Palace complex The present-day Louvre Palace is a vast complex of wings and pavilions on four main levels which, although it looks to be unified, is the result of many phases of building, modification, destruction and restoration. Some 51,615 sq m (555,000 sq ft) in the palace complex are devoted to public exhibition floor space. The "Old Louvre"[edit] The "New Louvre"[edit] History[edit] Origin of its name[edit] Medieval period[edit]

Hôtel Korner Montparnasse – Site Officiel –Meilleur Tarif Garanti Fondation Louis Vuitton - Site officiel 6th arrondissement of Paris The 6th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements (administrative districts) of Paris, France. It includes world famous educational institutions such as the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Académie française, the seat of the French Senate as well as a concentration of some of Paris's most famous monuments such as Saint-Germain Abbey and square, St. Sulpice Church and square, the Pont des Arts and the Jardins du Luxembourg. With its world famous cityscape, deeply rooted intellectual tradition, prestigious history, beautiful architecture and central situation, the arrondissement has long been home to French intelligentsia. It is a major localization for art galleries and one of the most fashionable districts of Paris as well as Paris' most expensive area. History[edit] Geography[edit] Map of the 6th arrondissement The land area of the arrondissement is 2.154 km² (0.832 sq. miles, or 532 acres). Cityscape[edit] Places of interest[edit] Museums[edit] Former places[edit]

Parcours : Du palais au musée – Huit siècles d'histoire Le Louvre qui abrite l'une des plus éblouissante collection d'œuvres d'art existant au monde, est avant tout connu comme musée. Peu nombreux sont ceux qui savent qu'il est installé dans ce qui a été, pendant près de sept cents ans, l'une des principales résidences des rois et empereurs de France. Forteresse défensive érigée par Philippe Auguste peu après 1190, le Louvre devient, au XIVe siècle, une agréable résidence servant épisodiquement de demeure royale. François ler décide d'en faire un "palais" de la Renaissance. Peu à peu, une cité royale prend forme. Le château, construit par Catherine de Médicis aux Tuileries, est relié au Louvre sur l'ordre d'Henri IV par une "grande galerie" qui longe la Seine. Itinéraire jusqu'à la prochaine œuvre : Depuis la pyramide, prenez l'escalier mécanique, direction Sully et dirigez-vous vers le Louvre médiéval.

Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye The Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Sainte-Chapelle. The Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑto də sɛ̃ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɑ̃ lɛ]) is a royal palace in the commune of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, in the département of Yvelines, about 19 km west of Paris, France. Today, it houses the Musée d'Archéologie Nationale (National Museum of Archaeology). History[edit] 12th–13th centuries[edit] The first castle, named the Grand Châtelet, was built on the site by Louis VI in around 1122. Louis IX's chapelle Saint Louis at the castle belongs to the Rayonnant phase of French Gothic architecture. The castle was burned by the Black Prince in 1346; of it, and only the Gothic chapel remains from the site's medieval phase. 16th–18th centuries[edit] The oldest parts of the current château were reconstructed by Francis I in 1539, and have subsequently been expanded several times. Staircase tower in the corner of the court Louis XIV was born at Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1638. 19th–21st centuries[edit]

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