The construction of the Hotel des Invalides was ordered by Louis XIV to accommodate mutilated of the armies. Today, it still accommodate mutilated and retired from the armies.
The buildings also house the Musée de l'Armée and the Musée des Plans-Reliefs.
The soldiers'church which is now a cathedral stands in the heart of the Hotel des Invalides. It was dedicated to Saint-Louis. The golden dome of the cathedral is one of the remarkable points of Paris. In its crypt rest the ashes of Napoleon I.
Le quarter of the Invalides is very attractive. A large green space links the Hotel des Invalides to the Seine River. The Eiffel tower, Champs-Elysees and Saint-Germain quarter are just a few minutes walk away. So, many travellers chose to book their hotel in this area. Heart of Paris hotels has selected a few comfortable hotels around the Hotel des Invalides to help you enjouy your stay in Paris.
Place des Invalides
Paris - 7th district
Metro station "Invalides", "Varenne" or "Latour-Maubourg"