École Militare
Founded in 1751 by Louis XV, the École Militare [1 ou 21, place Joffre, +33 180501400 www.defense.gouv.fr/] is a fully functioning military school that has been training French soldiers for more than three centuries. The former school of Napoleon Bonaparte, École Militare is now home to the Joint Defense College and the Institute of Higher Studies Defense. Although visitors are not allowed inside the building, you can sight the impressive architecture as you walk about Paris.