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Hotel des Invalides

The Hôtel des Ivalides was commissioned in 1670 by Louis XIV in order to provide accommodation and hospital care for wounded soldiers. In 1815, after Napoleon's abdication, over 5,000 survivors of the Great Army were listed there. Napoleon inspected the place and visited his men in 1808, 1813 and 1815. The chapel of the Invalides was built at the end of the 17th century by Jules-Hardouin Mansart and contains Napoleon's tomb. In 1840, during the 'Return of the Ashes', a law passed on 10th June ordered the construction of the Emperor's tomb below the dome of the Invalides. A national fune[...]
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Chateau Dah, Belgium

Château D'ah, Belgium Visited with: PG UE, Carl Hartley, Nick Whitworth and Scott Chadwick. Visit date: September 2014 Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals. History I cannot find any history on this Château I am afraid. If anyone reading the report has any information please feel free to leave a comment or you can email via the contact page. My Visit Château D’ah, I am going to see D’ah at last I was thinking to myself as we were getting closer to the location. I was thinking this because the first[...]
 
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