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    La Conciergerie

    The Conciergerie is part of the larger Hall of Justice (Palais de Justice) on the Ile de la Cité, and was formerly both a medieval palace and a prison. As a palace, it was home to Louis IX (Saint Louis) and Phillip IV (Phillip the Fair). As a prison, it housed political prisoners during the French Revolution, most notably, Marie Antoinette. 

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