École Militaire – Paris, France

Founded in 1750 by King Louis XV, the École Militaire (French: [ekɔl militɛʁ]; "military school") is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities. It is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, southeast of the Champ de Mars. The building, constructed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, is an active military academy and is classified as a national monument since 1990. This site can be visited during the European Heritage Days.