8 boulevard du Palais - 75001 Paris

Notre-Dame - Île Saint-Louis - 1er Arrondissement


Let yourself be dazzled by the 1,113 stained glass windows in this gem of Rayonnant Gothic architecture.
The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of stainedglass windows. It was built in the mid 13th century by Louis IX, at the heart of the royal residence, the Palais de la Cité, to house the relics of the Passion of Christ. Adorned with a unique collection of fifteen glass panels and a rose window forming a veritable wall of light, the Sainte-Chapelle gem of Rayonnant Gothic architecture.

Architectural style

  • Gothique


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  • Art monumental
  • Histoire
  • Sculpture
  • Vitraux
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Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass
  • Car park/Parking
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

Visitor tools

Audio guides available at an extra cost of €3 (for couples, for adult groups, disabled visitors and minors). One hour of commentary in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese. App « Vitraux Sainte-Chapelle » available for download on AppStore and GooglePlay (€0.99)

Educational activities

Heritage workshops for school groups. Tel: +33 (0)1 53 40 60 85 Fax: +33 (0)1 53 40 60 90

Combined tickets

Joint ticket with the Conciergerie €17. Reduced rate : €15; Joint ticket with the Conciergerie + Histopad €22

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

€11.50 Reduced rate : €9.
Joint ticket with the Conciergerie €18.50

Group tour

Group : €9; Groups must reserve beforehand by email:


Free on the first Sunday of the month from November to March. Free for Under 18s and for those between 18 and 25 from the European Union, as well as primary and secondary school teachers. Free for the disabled and an accompanying person, as well as job seekers and those receiving French welfare benefits.

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Opening times

From October 1, 2020: daily, 9am-5pm.

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

Voir la carte


8 boulevard du Palais
75001 Paris

  • Subway - Cité
  • RER - Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame
  • Bus - 21, 27, 38, 85, 96

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

-Physical disability: Saint-Michel car park is accessible, reserved spaces around Palais de Justice. For all drop-offs by vehicle, please state during reservation. The number of visitors in wheelchairs allowed in the monument at the same time is limited to 2 per floor. Reservation required. The lower chapel is accessible by an access ramp declined by 10%. Access to the high chapel is by a lift with limited space, accessible to people in wheelchairs of a maximum of 60cm wide. A loan adapted wheelchair is possible for transferable guests. It is advised to have an accompanying person with you. Toilets are adapted.

Find out all you need to know about accessibility in France's National Monuments
You can download the brochure presenting the various tours on offer for disabled people in the 12 national monuments in Paris and the Paris region by visiting the 'Contacts par Région' tab.
Contact :
Centre des Monuments Nationaux Pôle Île-de-France
22, avenue Victoria - 75001 Paris

Monument in the same district: Notre-Dame - Île Saint-Louis

Monument in the same arrondissement: 1st arrondissement

Monument in Paris and in the Paris Region: Monument

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