Visit of the Conciergerie in Paris

The concierge is a tourist site of Paris which is open to the public. It is currently led by the center of national monuments. La Conciergerie organizes temporary exhibitions to satisfy the visitors.

 

Description of the Conciergerie

La Conciergerie has three medieval coins. It is composed of four turrets on the boat the clock on the banks of the Seine which include the Bonbec tower that is the past is covered with a roof watchtower. The clock tower on the other hand, was built in a square shape measuring 47m in height. In addition, there are two twin towers, the Tour d'Argent, which is his right. This tower contains the wealth of the crown. Then to the right of the Conciergerie is another tower called Tower of Caesar. On the ground floor are the rooms reserved for guards as well as the armed men. It consists of four pods each of which is a length of 68m with 27m width and a height of 8m.

 

History of the Conciergerie

The Conciergerie was built around the early fourteenth century after the claim of King Philip the Fair. The concierge is the rest of the dilapidated palaces of the city. The Palace of the City was the home and center of power of the kings who succeeded in France between the tenth and fourteenth century. In 1370, after the abandonment of the palace by Charles V. Part of the castle was transformed into a state penitentiary. All the ground floor of the facility goes along the pier clock and two tournelles was refurbished in prison. La Conciergerie is currently the responsibility of the Centre for National Monuments as a gift by a decree of 2 April 2008. Major renovations were made to the palace to the beginning of 2011. La Conciergerie has the meaning remains the caretaker followed the extension of the prison where she kept prisoners.

 

The events marking the Conciergerie

During the Carolingian times, the concierge was occupied by the Counts of Paris. Philip II allowed the Conciergerie to keep the royal archives since 1190 years. In the era of the Government of St. Louis, major embellishments were made to the building so it can be up to the country's development. During the reign of Philip III the Bold, the palace was enlarged, but was completely refurbished in the power of Philip IV. During the revolution, the palace was occupied by the room counts, the currency court, the court of aids and also the parliament of Paris.

 

Visit of the Conciergerie

In the center of the Conciergerie, you might discover fascinating medieval halls of the first residence of the kings of France. It provides visitors with seasonal art galleries. Also taking a ride on this site, you can admire the Hall of Men weapons, wing for kitchens and the guardroom. La Conciergerie is also home to many remarkably interesting pieces. It also gives tourists the feeling resurface time of the revolution through the reconstruction of the dungeons of detainees. Among these cells was held prisoner Marie-Antoinette in 1793. You could also see the guard room, the corridor has been dubbed "the street of paris" the large courtyard court women. You might discover mêmement office of the Registrar, the toilet room and the small Chapel Royal. The exposure of the reconstruction of the blade switch that was used to torture Lacenaire.

To visit the Conciergerie, it is important to make a reservation with a sign offering a shuttle service for convenient travel. In fact, our company recommends that you make the choice between three cars including collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. A serious driver will be with you during the trip.

 

Transfer from the Conciergerie to the Paris airports

La Conciergerie is 18.8 km from Orly Airport, 89.2 miles from Beauvais Tille Airport and 32.7 km from Charles de Gaulle airport.

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Orly Airport - La Défense

65€

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CDG Airport - VILLEPINTE Exhibition Hall

60€

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Orly Airport - Versailles (Castle or Hotel)

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