Paris Military School, Paris

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Paris Military School is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities founded by Louis XV in 1750 to create an academic college for cadet officers from poor families. Not only can you appreciate the historical significance of this site, which produced countless great military leaders, but the statuesque, sprawling architecture is quite impressive as well.

As you explore this site, keep in mind that Napolean Bonaparte walked the same hallways, as he was accepted in 1784 and completed the two-year program in one year. To visit Paris Military School and other attractions in Paris, use our Paris trip planner.
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  • The architecture from the outside is beautiful. Inside, on the Grand Cour, it is appreciated even more. It is imposing and reflects the military power of the time. I had seen him on TV several times; it's something else closely viewed!
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  • I passed this building on the way to the tower. It was impressive. The guide said that it is an old military academy for the training of military leaders. It's a nice old structure.  more »
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