Chapelle Royale St-Louis, Dreux

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  • I've known this place since I was little and I went back to el make known to my daughter like by art and history.. .that tell of the beauty of its stained glass windows with blue Sevres and especially his sculptures.. .a great place to discover
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  • Excellent tour group (18 persons), with a passionate and exciting guide. History of Orléans to be discovered. Stained glass windows of great beauty, especially in the morning, with the Sun. Beautiful view to the outside.
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  • Audio guide, c is very complete and the vitros of are unique! Fast home, well done! A very nice place and to get out, a shooting of newlyweds added glamour to this very beautiful places
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  • The outside does not have too many mine but inside is sublime, the price is a bit excessive but worth the glance, everything is clear, clean and worth to take one or 2 hours well visit. Especially the stained glass on the ceiling and downwards with the magnificent sculptures in marble finely carved.
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  • Nice to see. Nice cool in the summer. Visit in the fun park
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  • A must see. Excellent guide...
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  • Castle of the counts of Dreux, the Saint-Louis Chapel of Dreux is home to the graves of the family of Bourbon and Orleans. The first building in a neo-classical style by the Duchess of Orleans, later expanded by his son King Louis-Philippe, in the Gothic Revival style. An exceptional set of recumbent from 1830, the chapel of Saint-Louis de Dreux became the necropolis of the House of France. The family of King Louis-Philippe recumbent are ordered to the biggest names in the funerary sculpture of the 19th century: Millet, bar, Lenoir, Pradier and Mercia. It is the latter that is running the mausoleum of the King and the Queen Marie-Amélie. Tour among these tombs to evoke the hours and the misfortunes of the members of the family of Bourbon - Orléans who are going through the turmoil of the 19th century. Remarkable stained glass Sèvres delivered here a splendid stained-glass windows painted and glazed inspired religious compositions or historical such as "life of St. Louis", patron of the Chapel Royal. Ingres, Horace Vernet, Hippolyte Flandrin and Larivière signed the most beautiful works showing the famous "Sèvres blue".
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  • Very beautiful monument. Visit! With a speaker, it's even better! Thank you! FNT
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