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Chapelle Expiatoire

29 rue Pasquier, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 18 00
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29 rue Pasquier, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 18 00
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Certainly off the beaten path, but easily accessible, this was a hidden gem of our visit to Paris. The original burial site of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, history buffs won't want to miss this. A small garden and beautiful memorials outside to those...More

Thank LowMaintenanceCouple
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Quite small museum for the price, but nestled in a quiet green square, the chapel is rather bare, just an altar and two statues, with a crypt. But the dramatic atmosphere is impressive. The explanation leaflet is enough to understand and appreciate the site. There...More

1  Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I didn't know about Chapelle Expiatoire until my wife mentioned it plays a part in the Revolution. The Chapelle Expiatoire is a quiet, understated, memorial to the many who were guillotined at the Place De La Concorde. The gardens around the memorial are free and...More

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is an extremely interesting and historical chapel that is often overlooked by tourists. This is the original burial site of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette (they were subsequently moved to Saint Denis Cathedral). Many other important figures persecuted during the French Revolution were...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

My son and his fiancée were married here. Since they are not living in France, they did get married in the U.S. Prior to the ceremony in Paris because for a marriage to be valid in France, one must reside there for 80 days prior....More

Thank wherewegoin
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The Expiatory Chapel was built to show atonement for the regicide of the French monarchy. It is located in the eighth arrondissement in a charming little park, Square-Louis XVI. It was built by Louis XVIII and is dedicated to the memory of his brother, Louis...More

5  Thank BeckyBooBird
Reviewed 23 May 2015

My niece decided to get married in Paris and chose Chapelle Expiatoire. Despite having been to Paris many times, I'd never heard of it and apparently, neither have many Parisians. In a frantic flight down from Montmartre where we were staying, our taxi driver delivered...More

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 10 August 2013

A small memorial chapel that commemorates where Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were interred this chapel is a lovely place to visit. A little out of the way from other attractions this space provides a lovely contemplative space within a bustling city. The small crypt underneath...More

1  Thank MartyPN
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We visited in April having checked out timings but when we arrived it was closed with no explanation as to why. Other people were wandering around like us very disappointed.What a let down.

2  Thank Zelda48
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Paris is a happy city. There is nothing ugly anywhere, everything is beautifully presented. The food, flowers, clothes, everyone is beautiful. This place is beautiful too, but very sad. It's an attempt at redemption by the city for having put the King and Queen to...More

5  Thank lnscout
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Hi, I was wondering if there's any good information about how to book Chapelle Expiatoire yourself (without a wedding planner)?
31 May 2015|
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Hi there, Just wondering if anyone can tell me how to book this place for wedding? Many thanks! Els
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