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A walk under the dome of Les Invalides

At the 17th century, Louis XIV king of France felt concerned about giving disabled soldier a roof, he ordered the building of a vast monument to receive them. Actually, he wished mostly clear the capital city’s pavements out, which were full of old soldier who became beggars and even thief. L’Hôtel des Invalides was inaugurated by the king in 1674. The huge monument includes not only rooms but also a hospital, a production in charge of sewing uniforms and a church. So, then a 4 000 people were welcomed, fed and treated inside the various wings of the building. As the very symbol of the Invalides the dome is sheltering the royal chapel where now is resting Napoleon the first.

Choosing a hotel near to the Invalides and booking a Healzear suite, you could appreciate a discover of the various museums or a walk onto the many courtyards of the monument.

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Under the Arc de Triomphe’s vault

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A foundation dedicated to the contemporary art

In 1984 the collector and business men named Alain-Dominique Perrin created the Cartier Foundation devoted to the contemporary art. After a decade the foundation was moved to Jouy-en-Josas in Yvelines, Raspail boulevard, in the centre of Paris. The foundation aim was supporting the contemporary artistic creation editing books and organising exhibitions with various activities. So… Read more »