Sainte Chapelle Tickets

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  • Step into the pages of history at Sainte Chapelle, where the walls whisper tales of French kings, religious relics, and medieval grandeur

  • Be dazzled by the mesmerizing stained glass windows that adorn the attraction, depicting intricate scenes from the Bible 

  • Marvel at the architectural masterpiece, with its soaring ceilings, delicate tracery, and intricate stone carvings that showcase the pinnacle of Gothic design

  • Walk in the footsteps of kings and saints as you enter the chapel that once housed the sacred relic of Christ's Crown of Thorns

  • Book your Sainte Chapelle tickets and explore a site recognized by UNESCO for its universal value

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Kindly dispose of plastics in an appropriate manner.
  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the package.
  • Brochures will be provided in Chinese / English / Spanish / Russian / Portuguese / Japanese / German / French / Italian / Dutch.
  • Free 18-25 years old: only for young people from the European Union or residents of European territory.
  • A security check will be done at the entrance of the monument.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the chapel.
  • Audio commentary is available in English / Spanish / Japanese / German / French / Italian.
  • La Sainte-Chapelle tickets are free for all visitors on the first Sunday of each month from January to March and from November to December.
  • Please note that the time slots may be subject to slight variations, and we will allocate a time slot available within a 30-minute window before or after your initial selection
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Sainte Chapelle and Conciergerie Ticket Deals

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  • Discover the heavenly aura of the historic Sainte-Chapelle and Conciergerie in the heart of Paris

  • You may skip the lines and see two iconic sights with one-year open-dated tickets

  • Learn about the French monuments with informative brochures in ten different languages

  • Witness the architectural splendour of the Revolutionary Court and Marie-famed Antoinette's jail

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  • Children aged 0-17 can enter free of charge.
  • European Union nationals aged 18-25 with a valid photo ID enter for free.
  • Please note that entry to the monuments is free for all visitors the first Sunday of the months Jan-Mar and Nov-Dec as well as the third weekend of September.
  • A security check will be done at the entrance of the monuments.
  • The Conciergerie is not accessible for people with reduced mobility.
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the venue.
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  • No cancellations, refunds, or changes can be made.
  • The voucher is valid for 365 day(s) from the booking confirmation date. It expires at 00:00 on the last day.
  • Use your voucher for 12 month(s) from the date of booking.
  • from November 18 to visit the Sainte-Chapelle and the Conciergerie, visitors coming through the Pont au Change/Châtelet bridge (right bank) need to present their ticket at pre-screening at the Tour de l'Horloge du Palais de la Cité (Clock Tower) and visitors coming from the Pont Saint Michel Bridge (left bank) at the Quai des Orfèvres & Boulevard du Palais.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
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Overview of Sainte Chapelle

Once the residence of the Kings of France, Sainte Chapelle in Paris is a Royal Chapel built at the peak of luxury in France. Situated in the historic Palais de la Cite on the Seine River, the Royal Chapel was built in the 13th century by Louis IX.

Popularly known as Saint Louis, was a true devotee to Christ and preserved his collection of Passion Relics of Christ including the infamous Crown of Thorns and the long lost Image of Edessa. Relics of the Passion window on the south side of the chapel tell you the tale of Louis IX, dressed as a penitent walking barefoot carrying the Crown of Throne in the Chapel upon its arrival.

Saint Chapelle Paris is a masterpiece of Gothic Architecture containing a worldwide collection of 13th-century stained glass windows. The elegant stained glass windows are above 15 m high letting the euphoric sunlight fill space beneath a vaulted ceiling creating 113 scenes dividing into 15 windows with the charm of the infamous Rose petal window.

The two-level chapel has a strong vertical emphasis on the upper level that looks hauntingly beautiful. Today, this place is no longer a church but is now operated by the French Centre of National Monuments.

Interesting Facts About Sainte Chapelle

Interesting Facts About Sainte Chapelle
  • Sainte Chapelle was ordered to be built by Louis IX when he was just 28 in 1242. Ready by 1248, the extremely religious king placed his 22 Passion Relics in Saint Chapelle Paris.

  • The architect of this mesmerizing gothic Royal Chapel is still unknown to history.

  • King Louis IX bought The Crown of Thorns for 135,000 Livres from the Latin Emperor of Constantinople Baldwin II. The arrival of the relic had a week-long celebration in the Chapelle.

  • The Chapelle is made up of two Chapelles- The upper level where the relics were kept was built for the king and his family and the lower level was built for government officers accessible by courtiers, servants, and soldiers.

  • The stained glass window in the upper chapel showcases 1,130 biblical figures.

  • The flamboyant gothic-style rose window has 87 petals.

  • Sainte Chapelle Paris was destroyed completely in the French Revolution like all other French monuments only to be restored successfully in the 19th century.

Explore Sainte Chapelle Gothic Architecture

Sainte Chapelle is the epitome of Gothic architecture in the whole world containing one of the oldest existing groups of stained glass windows together. Portrayed with the running sun rays, the Chapelle Saint, the Rayonnant French Architectural style is an undisputed ruler of all the Gothic beauty. From a blissful entry to a hypnotic beauty, the Royal Chapel is one of the best things for your eyes to admire.

Sainte Chapelle Exteriors
Sainte Chapelle Exteriors

The exterior of the Royal Chapel shines bright in simplicity and beauty as the tall windows add glory to its look. Supported by strong buttresses and strips of stone, the face of the Royal Chapel looks captivating to anyone who glances at the wonder. Decorated Pinnacles are mounted on its face with a structure taking the shape of the Crown of Throne depicting the proud possession of the relic by its creator Saint Louis. The royal entrance is under a porch whose triangular style represents a grand welcome as if the chapel placed a crown above your head.

 Sainte Chapelle Interiors
Sainte Chapelle Interiors

As soon as you enter the Royal Chapel, you will be mesmerized by the large decorated pillars and the magnificent statues telling their stories. Marking the importance of government officials, the lower chapel is enough to impress you at the entry. Moving slowly up to the spiral staircase in curiosity, you will enter the enchanting upper chapel of luxury that everyone talks about. Once crowded with only the Royals, this place explains its rarity and importance.

Stained Glass Windows
Stained Glass Windows

The most attractive highlight of the Sainte Chapelle Ticket, is the large fancy stained glass windows dazzled in sunshine portraying the finest details of the Bible on display. The purplish look or the bluish-pink details are far observable in this prominent marvelous place. One thing that separates itself from everything is the Beautiful Rose window that hypnotizes everyone with its size.

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  • Location: Boulevard du Palais, 8. On the Île de la Cité.

  • Timings: Sainte Chapelle is closed on 1st January, 25th December, and 1st May. The Sainte Chapelle hours are from2 January – 31 March: Mon to Sun from 9 am to 5 pm1 April - 30 September: Mon to Sun from 9 am to 7 pm1 Oct - 31 December: Mon to Sun from 9 am to 5 pmLast admission: 40 Minutes before closing

  • Best Time to Visit: The best time of the year to visit the place if you have Sainte Chapelle tickets is during the off-season or the low season between November to May for proper exploration, as the Chapelle is not overcrowded.

  • How to Reach:By Car: Take a taxi from the city center of Paris and reach Sainte Chapelle in 8 minutes.By Metro: Take the Line 4 and stop at Cité or take Lines 1/7/11/14 and stop at ChâteletBy Rail: Take the RER B/C and stop at Saint-Michel and cross the bridge and enter the City Island, the Sainte-Chapelle is just within walking distance.

Why Book Sainte Chapelle Tickets Online

Booking Sainte Chapelle tickets offline could land you in long queues dealing with crowds leading to longer waiting times. Chances of tickets being sold off are high as this is one of the main attractions of the city of Paris. The online booking system will allow you to book the tickets in a single click in the comfort of your home or even during your busiest schedule. Turnaround time of advance booking is much faster than the offline tickets because of instant confirmation.

Saving you from any sort of last-minute hassle, online tickets will offer you many deals to choose from offering various discounts. The Sainte Chapelle Tickets will make you enter the Royal Chapel built in the marvelous gothic style of the French luxury. The beautiful paintings and the atmosphere of solace is enough to calm yourself and throw away your worries in peace.

Attraction Points Near Sainte Chapelle

Notre Dame
Notre Dame

One of the most famous Gothic Cathedrals, Notre Dame is a cathedral church in the city of Paris. Known for its elegance, size, and architectural beauties, this place is known for its uniqueness. Consisting of a choir and apse, the cathedral has two enormous early Gothic Towers. Upon returning from Saint Chapelle, you must visit the three-story western facade showcasing the Gothic carvings along with the testament of the kings as it is one of the most important highlights of nearing Notre Dame.

Pont Neuf
Pont Neuf

The oldest bridge across the adorable waters of the River Seine, this Pont Neuf bridge is enough to grab your attention. Always filled with shops, traffic, and tourists, this place was once a representation of the happening life of Paris. If you have Sainte Chapelle Tickets, this place is the best place to visit as the arms of the bridge connecting the right bank of the Seine river lead to the Île de la Cité, nearing the chapel.

Cluny Museum
Cluny Museum

Existing as a part of one of the oldest residential buildings, the Cluny Museum was built as a medieval mansion by the Abbot of Cluny. Soon to be called Hotel de Cluny, this place is now a museum containing the largest number of Roman artifacts and the exquisite representation of the French Middle Ages. This place is a must-visit if you have the Sainte Chapelle Tickets owing to its close vicinity to the Royal Chapelle.

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    Sainte Chapelle is open from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM from 1st April to 30th September, and from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM from 1st October to 31st March.

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