Palais de Justice de Paris, Paris

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Located in the Île de la Cité in central Paris, Palais de Justice de Paris is built on the site of the former royal palace of Saint Louis, of which the Sainte Chapelle remains, and the justice of the state has been dispensed at this site since medieval times. From the 16th century to the French Revolution, this was the seat of the Parlement de Paris. At Palais de Justice de Paris, you can also see the ancient structure of the Conciergerie, a former prison, now a museum, where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned before being executed on the guillotine.

If you’re interested in more history, check out the Chambre Dorée, the place where the revolutionary tribunal pronounced the death sentence on Marie-Antoinette in 1793. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Palais de Justice de Paris by using our Paris trip builder.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Palace of Justice consists of more complex will be the courts. The French judicial institutions are located here. Get ready to have the tourists as everywhere.
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  • July 15, 2017
    The Palais de justice is situated in the same precinct as Sainte Chappelle and it's best to combine the visit unless you are are a lawyer or follower of law - then the visit is ok to do separately.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    Next to the Sainte-Chapelle there is the Palace of Justice. On the boulevard du Palais opens the monumental façade of the building. The right side is la Tour de l'Horloge which dates back to the 14th century.
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  • May 11, 2017
    Impressive architecture at the heart of the oldest part of Paris. Notre Dame is the obvious draw to Île de la Cité, but this is one of many more things to see here.
  • September 19, 2016
    Just walk by. The main gate is beautiful. It's just a fuew minutes from Notre-Dame.
  • July 25, 2016
    Great views of the street, good service. Drinks were good too.
  • January 19, 2016
    The Palais de justice de Paris is a lovely structure on the Ile de la Cite in the 1e arrndisement in Paris. It is a working courthouse and is located in a really beautiful part of the city. recommended!
  • February 13, 2017
    Nice building

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