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Les Invalides

Les Invalides were built by Louis XIV in 1670 as a military hospital to take care of wounded soldiers. This attraction comprises the largest single collection of monuments and museums in Paris all relating to the military history of France. It is a burial site for some of France's war heroes, including the ashes of the greatest French military commander, Napoleon Bonaparte, rest under the dome of Les Invalides and attract many visitors to Paris. Its large grounds and church with a golden dome make Les Invalides a classical French architecture masterpiece.

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35 Rue du Chevaler-de-la-Barre
EUR9, free for under 18s; other concessions available.
French is the official language.

The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels, though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques, particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not accepted.

Opening Times
10am-5pm (October to March), 10am-6pm and until 9pm on Tuesdays (April to September). Open an extra half hour on Sundays. Closed first Monday of every month and public holidays.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).
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