Private visit of the Conciergerie – Paris 1

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Monday 12 February 2018
10:15 - 11:45

A very rich page of the  French history  !

This medieval building, which houses the Palais de Justice for Paris, is the oldest royal palace in Paris.

It was the residence and seat of power of the kings of France for centuries in the Middle Ages, before being transformed into a prison in the fifteenth century.

We will discover the Grand Préau where banquets took place in the Middle Ages, the Guards Hall with its vaults of Gothic style, and the recently renovated kitchens.

We will then visit the various cells of the prison, including Marie Antoinette’s one, with the washroom where the convicts were stripped of their belongings before being executed.

Participation: 25€ / member – 30€ / non-member