La Ste Chapelle church is one of the most beautiful churches in Paris. A best venue for classical events. Vivaldi The Four Seasons concert, Bach works are played in this exceptional place. The Paris chapel contains the nicest stained glass windows you probably have never seen. The Sainte-Chapelle is a small church near Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral! The Sainte-Chapelle offers a fabulous program of concerts in Spring, Summer and Winter. Don't miss a Christmas concert or a New Year's Eve concert in Paris at La Sainte-Chapelle.
Where is located the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris? This church is on the Ile de la Cite in the center of Paris. The church is near Notre-Dame Cathedral at a walking distance.
The construction of the church was commissioned by Saint-Louis King of France to keep the Holy Crown of Jesus Christ, a fragment of True Cross and other relics. They are now preserved in Notre-Dame Cathedral. Visit the Treasury of Notre-Dame. The Paris Chapel was built in the XIII Century. Its architecture is Gothic. The Sainte Chapelle is classified as National monument.
During your visit, you find two major rooms. The lower chapel is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. And the columns mainly support the upper Chapel. Where you find the statue of Saint Louis.
The upper chapel is breathtakingly beautiful with a very high blue ceiling and huge stained glass windows.
They are represented the Books of genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Joshua, Judges, Isaiah, John the Apostle, the Childhood of Christ, The Passion, life of John the Baptist, the Book of Daniel, of Ezekiel, of Jeremiah, Tobit, book of Judith, Job, Book of Esther, Book of Kings. The rose stained glass shows the Revelation.
The stained-glass windows have been restored. It lasts forty years to complete the work. It was finished for the 800th anniversary of the birth of St. Louis IX of France.
La Ste chapelle church is where you find over 100 classical events in Paris. Most famous classical concert of the Sainte-Chapelle is Vivaldi's Four Seasons. There are other wonderful music performances. The church is a must-see tourist attraction with evening concerts and weekend concerts.La Sainte Chapelle concerts 2015
Address: 4 Boulevard du Palais, 1st arrondissement (entrance through the Palais de Justice). Metro stop: Cite.
The Sainte-Chapelle is opened every day between 9:30 and 5 pm (opening hours vary with tourist season) except January 1, May 1 and December 25, the Chapel is closed. Evening: between May 15 and September 15, every Wednesdays, the chapel is still opened until 9 pm.