Built by Louis XIV as hospital for veteran soldiers. Napoleon's impressive tomb lies under the golden cupola of the Eglise du dome. The historic monument houses an interesting military museum. Don't miss the permanent collection rooms in the East wing. Through Oct 13 Les Invalides dans la Grande Guerre, this photo exhibition takes a look at the role the institution played in World War I.
Daily 10am-6pm, last tickets 30 minutes before closing. 9€50. www.invalides.org
Place des Invalides, 129 rue de Grenelle (7th), 01.44.42.38.77.
Métro : Invalides