Dôme des Invalides | Paris

Dôme des Invalides in Paris, France, which contains the tomb of Napoleon Boneparte

The Dôme des Invalides, in Paris, is the most prominent of the complex of buildings known as the Hôtel National des Invalides. Les Invalides was built during the reign of Louis XIV,  as a home and hospital for aged and unwell soldiers. The royal chapel, which contains the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte, was completed in 1708. The golden dome, which was inspired by St Peter’s Basillica in Rome, is 107 metres (351 feet) high, making it one of the tallest landmarks in Paris.

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