Nursing home, Paris
Avenue de Tourville, 75007 Paris, France
Nursing home is an architectural monument of Paris, whose construction was ordered by Louis XIV in the sixteen hundred seventieth year in recognition of distinguished military veterans and disabled veterans. It was one of the first (if not the first) nursing home in Europe.. Les Invalides is a complex of buildings in the vast territory of thirteen hectares, including a shelter for people with disabilities and the Cathedral of St. Louis. In the cathedral lie the remains of Napoleon Bonaparte - in six coffins, which are stacked in each other and are made of different materials. It is guarded by two bronze figure holding a scepter, imperial crown and orb. Dvennadtsat statues surround the tomb of Jean-Jacques Pradier, dedicated to Napoleon's victories.. Today, Les Invalides still accepting people with disabilities, and there are several museums and the necropolis of the military..