History and visit the Ecole Militaire in Paris The Military Academy is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris at the end of the Champ de Mars. Its construction was made during the reign of Louis XV. The designer has implemented the realization of the property is Ange Jacques Gabriel. The construction of the monument was made between 1751 and 1856.
The initial objective of the realization of this building is to provide military education to 500 young nobles. Madame de Pompadour and the financier Paris-Duverney supported the production of military school.
It consists of several buildings that house the higher military education centers. The building has two entrances, one opens on the Place de Fontenoy and the other on the Place Joffre. The location puts the military school has a parallelogram shape with 429 meters long and 243 meters wide.
The main building of the hotel is decorated with a Doric topped by Ionic order. The center of the main façade has a front body decorated with Corinthian columns topped by a pediment with sculptures careful. It has a beautiful dome with fine sculptures. The central façade leads to the chapel of the establishment of the Louis XVI style.
The interior is very impressive with courtyards, the staircase with a railing made of wrought iron, a living room decorated by Marshals sumptuous woodwork. It has a library which is part of the heritage that has been directed by Jacques Ange Gabriel. The reading room is carefully decorated with paintings, carved woodwork, stunning ceiling and fireplaces made from marble.
Transfer to the Ecole Militaire in Paris The military school is located 18.5 km from Orly Airport, 33.6 miles from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88.6 km from the airport of Beauvais.