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Paris Military School, Paris
(4.4/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Paris Military School is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities founded by Louis XV in 1750 to create an academic college for cadet officers from poor families. Not only can you appreciate the historical significance of this site, which produced countless great military leaders, but the statuesque, sprawling architecture is quite impressive as well.

As you explore this site, keep in mind that Napolean Bonaparte walked the same hallways, as he was accepted in 1784 and completed the two-year program in one year. Add Paris Military School to your Paris travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Paris holiday planner.
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  • A must if your a military buff. Great grounds to walk around, interesting displays, Cannon etc. Nice gardens, cafe . 
  • Ffor those who love history and admire a man who has to be kill in order to supress his influence on his countrymen I recomend a visit. It is a grandious tomb, made to remenber hisotry and for the pos...  more »
  • This is an impressive building with an interesting past. It was set up to train young men to be soldiers. Napoleon was a student in this school. It is located down the green way down from the Eiffel T...  more »
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  • One of my favorites in Paris. Impressive architecture. History, art, culture, and symbol...
  • We walked from the tower down the park to the Ecole Militaire. It is an amazing building and you should walk to the back of it to see the whole building. The back is more impressive than the front. Not a big miss if you don't see it, but once your at the Eiffell tower you might as well take the 15 minute walk.
  • The Ecole Militaire is one of the national landmarks. It is a beautiful building and just walking around it, taking photos, is a majestic experience.
  • A good one military school in Paris.
  • Massive building located just behind the Champs de Mars