History Guided Tour - webmaster - 1
History Guided Tour - webmaster - 1

At the heart of Paris on the Ile de la Cité, the Conciergerie is the oldest evidence of the Palais de la Cité, the first royal residence in the capital and prison during the French Revolution. Through the magnificent rooms of the people in arms and guards, it is the history of the palace of the city that we discuss , from the Gallo- Roman times to Charles V who decide to leave the Ile de la Cité ​​to reside in the Louvre.
The palace, became an honorary and occasional residence, was garded by just a 'concierge'. The Concierge name extended itself to all buildings kept by the caretaker of the palace. After visiting the medieval rooms, recent redevelopment can trace the last weeks of the queen and a better understanding of life in one of the most famous Parisian prisons.