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La Conciergerie - Paris
, where the cells have been reconstituated according to those time. The windows of this gallery overlooks onto the Women's Square, where the prisoners take their walk. The dungeon of Marie-Antoinette was reconstituted and her original cell was transformed into a chapel, according to the wish of Loui...
Paris Pages; Monuments Conciergerie
This fortress like building on the Ile-de-la-Cité, built by Philippe the Fair (1284-1314) now makes up much of the Palais de Justice complex. Its history as a place of imprisonment, torture, and death is is significant. That said, it does have some beautifu...
A digest on the Conciergerie prison in Paris illustrated with pictures by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
The Conciergerie well deserves a visit for its history and Gothic architecture. It includes three superb Gothic halls from the 14th century. Its facade on the Seine river (above) is a reminder of Paris d...
Conciergerie- Paris, France - VirtualTourist.com
Built by King Phillip the Fair as an annexe to his new palace, the Conciergerie originally was for the Concierge, the King’s official gatekeeper. It since has been incorporated into the complex that now is the Palais de Justice. To say the least, it is an impressive and extremely substantial buildin...
49/50.- Paris, Conciergerie. Tourist Information - VIRTOURIST.COM
The 'Conciergerie' is another of the beautiful buildings on the 'Ille de la Cite'. It was built by Philippe the Fair in 1284-1314 to be the town's main prison. Many famous French citizens were imprisoned here, among others Danton and Marie Antoinette -who's cell is now a chapel to her memory. Curren...
Conciergerie - Centre des monuments nationaux
In the reign of Charles V, at the end of the 14th century, French kings began to prefer the palaces at the Louvre and Vincennes to the Palais de la CitÃ©. They thus entrusted the old palace to the keeping of the Concierge, an individual who had extensive legal and police authority. The cellars of th...
Conciergerie (La), Paris, France : Reviews of Conciergerie (La) - Yahoo! Travel
Situated in a part of the Palais de Justice (Law courts), the Conciergerie became Paris' first prison in 1391. Behind its medieval façade are ...