Napoleon’s tombs

L’Hôtel national des Invalides, or just say Les Invalides, refers to museum, monument honoring the wounded, the heroes of war. It houses also the Musée de l’Armée, the military museum of the Army of France, the Musée des Plans-Reliefs, and the Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine, and most notably, lies beneath the cupola, is the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). Some of his family members and military officers are also buried here.

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Les Invalides is situated in 7e arrondissement, metro Varenne or Latour-Maubourg.

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