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Ecole Militaire

1 Place Joffre, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 80 50 14 00
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1 Place Joffre, 75007 Paris, France
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
+33 1 80 50 14 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a magnificent place; tribute to those who's military carreer contributed to esplendor and grandeour of France. From the armory to the sarcophagos that holds Napoleon remains the magnificent of this building and it sginificance on the history of the french people is breath...More

Thank Tammy U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an old military school of its massive grand architectural design. Very impressive and imposing. It is best positioned facing the open space and park. One should get a guide to get the best information.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Napoleon's tomb is directly below the dome. It's a beautiful building! After going thru security you purchase your tickets in the building to the left of the domed building. This is the museum. We just did the domed building. There are at least 3 other...More

Thank Lou F
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A must if your a military buff. Great grounds to walk around, interesting displays, Cannon etc. Nice gardens, cafe .

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is an impressive building with an interesting past. It was set up to train young men to be soldiers. Napoleon was a student in this school. It is located down the green way down from the Eiffel Tower.

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was an interesting complex of buildings, including a central area of grounds. There is quite a bit of scaffolding and renovation work being done on the central entrance, and it was interesting to see buildings for Cavalry and Artillery schools. There is also a...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Located a walk away from the Eiffel Tower, the military academy still breathes the atmosphere of Napoleon's military campaigns, with iconic entrance gates for cavalry and artillery. The current military occupying the site didn't look to keen on guests, so didn't try to get inside.

Thank ArticCynda
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I was honored to get to attend a conference here host by the French Air Force. The building are fantastic and full of history, with an amazing view across the Champs du Mars to the Eiffel. Even for those who cannot get inside, it is...More

Thank B-1_Pilot
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The building and grounds go back forever, much of the history goes to Napoleon and further. It is quite the labyrinth of grounds and buildings, you can tour it with just a passport, but without a guide or some knowledge of the grounds, it can...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Ecole Militaire is a huge complex of buildings located opposite the Eiffel Tower, at the other end of the Champ de Mars. The most famous graduate of this military school was Napoleon Bonaparte himself. The architecture of this historic building is truly impressive. Its...More

Thank Alexandra C
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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James K
1 March 2015|
Response from robcar603 | Reviewed this property |
A complicated answer: The École de guerre (fr: War School) is a French institution for military higher education is not open to the public. The Equestrian area has periodic public events and that area is at those times... More