Take Your Students to Visit Napoléon's Tomb on Video
Visconti redesigned and embellished the Dôme des Invalidesto be a fitting final resting place for the Little Emperor." Twelve statues of the goddess of victory surround his crypt to symbolize the French people. The complex also includes the Hôtel des Invalides and the Musée de l'Amreée. Originally the French king built the Hôtel des Invalides to house wounded soldiers. Now, it contains one of the world's most important military museums. ©2007. 10 minutes. Narrated in English. Not rated. Middle School, High School level.