Église du Dôme

sights / Religious

Église du Dôme information

Paris , France
129 rue de Grenelle, 7e
Getting there
Metro: Varenne
More information
included in Hôtel des Invalides entry
Opening hours
10am-6pm Apr-Oct, to 5pm Nov-Mar
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With its sparkling golden dome (1677–1735), the landmark church of the Hôtel des Invalides is one of the finest religious edifices erected under Louis XIV and was the inspiration for the United States' Capitol building. It received the remains of Napoléon in 1840; the extravagant Tombeau de Napoléon 1er comprises six coffins fitting into one another like a Russian doll.