The façade of Église Saint-Louis-des-Invalides’ dome seen from Rond-Point du Bleuet de France.

Cathédrale Saint-Louis-des-Invalides’ dome, commissioned in 1676 and built in 1679, viewed from place Vauban. Originally named Chapelle royale des Invalides, the Dôme des Invalides was designated to become Napoleon’s funeral place in 1840.

Photographs of the Left Bank.