Napoleon's Tomb

The most notable tomb at Les Invalides is that of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821). Napoleon was initially interred on Saint Helena, but King Louis-Philippe arranged for his remains to be brought to France in 1840, an event known as le retour des cendres. Napoléon's remains were first buried in the Chapelle Saint-Jérôme in the Invalides until his final resting place, a tomb made of red quartzite and resting on a green granite base, was finished in 1861.
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Address

Hôtel National des Invalides
75007 Paris


Access

Metro

8 Ecole Militaire

RER

C Invalides

Prices

Full rate: €11.00
Reduced rate: €9.00
Under 18 and EU Residents 18-25: Free Entry

Opening times

Open every day

April to October

10 am to 6 pm
Ticket office closes at 5:30 pm

November to March

10 am to 5 pm
Ticket office closes at 4:30 pm

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