Paris Day 4: Who is Buried in Napolean’s Tomb?

December 3, 2009 § Leave a comment

The Veterans' Chapel at Les Invalides

Before leaving Les Invalides, we visited the veteran’s chapel “on the other side” of the glass where the veterans still attend Mass. The upper ceiling is lined with captured enemy flags, dusty and mainly gray with age, a testament to the valiant Frenchmen who fought and continue to fight in service of their country. The rest of the chapel was sparsely decorated, but I thought the muted tones of the stonework and the way the light played around the chapel was breathtaking. It was one of my two favorite churches that we visited in Paris…

Follow the link to read the rest of the journal entry for Day 4 of my trip to Paris! :)

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