National Geographic : 1958 Aug
iAT T-: ILL4 triangu!ar Place Dauphine, sprawl the numerous buildings of the Palace of Justice. seat of law courts. Louis IX built rose-windowed Sainte Cha pelle (center) in the 1200's to house holy relics. Pointed towers mark the riverside Conciergerie (left), the prison where Marie Antoinette, Robes- lto~er lh'erird from I'ari, ]I.lmllluilio pierre. and other victims of the Terror awaited the guillotine. Square at the Ile's center separates the Prefecture of Police (right ) and Tribunal of Com merce. Behind them stretches the long Hotel Dieu. a hospital since the 7th century. Towering Notre Dame saw Napoleon crown himself. ;:g r p ~~% B~k:~ c:~~ c i) ,r I r,1 ~161-- 1"i itil i ~i '