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A magnificent Gothic palace. The guards hall and the huge soldiers’ hall, built under King Philip II, were preserved at the time of the medieval palaces, as were the kitchens built under King John the Good.
From a Royal residence to a Courtyard. The kings of France left the palace at the end of the fourteenth century to settle in the Louvre and Vincennes. Then it assumed a judicial role and part of the palace became a prison cell.
Revolutionary Prison The Conciergerie became one of the main places of detention of the French Revolution with the installation of the revolutionary tribunal. Her most famous prisoner was Marie Antoinette. During the restoration, a memorial chapel was erected on the site of his cell.
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