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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Gennevilliers
  4. Basilica of St. Denis

Paris: Basilique Saint Denis Entry Ticket

Product ID: 224244
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Visit the last residence of the kings of France, the stunning Basilica of Saint-Denis in the northern suburbs of Paris. Admire the fine religious architecture and unique gothic artworks as you explore this large medieval abbey church.
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Valid 365 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the last residence of kings and queens of France
  • Admire stunning examples of Gothic art and architecture
  • See the largest collection of funerary sculpture from the 12th to the 16th-centuries
Full description
Take the short journey to the northern suburbs of Paris, and arrive at the incredible Basilique Saint-Denis. Built on the grave of Saint-Denis, the royal abbey was the burial place of 43 kings, 32 queens, and 10 servants to the monarchy. The basilica was raised to the rank of cathedral in 1966.

Discover the largest collection of funerary sculpture from the 12th to the 16th-centuries contained within the basilica's walls. Admire stunning examples of Gothic art and architecture as you stroll through the inside and outside of the building. Find out how the architect's emphasis on the importance of light, a symbol of divinity, was revolutionary at its time. See the last resting place of the Kings of France and its unique collection of 70 sculpted tombs.
Includes
  • Entrance to the Basilique Saint-Denis
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
  • Transport

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Meeting point

Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 93200 Saint-Denis, France

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Important information
Know before you go
• Entrance is free on the Saturdays and Sundays of the "European Heritage Days" organized on: the 3rd weekend of September; the 1st Sunday of the month (from 1 January to 31 March and from 1 November to 31 December)
• Free admission for under 18 years and 18-25 year olds and / or residents of the EU
• Last admission 30 minutes before closing time
• The Basilique will be closed completely on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th
• 9th March: closes at 5 PM, last access at 4:30 PM
• 6th April: closed from 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
• 16th April: closes at 4:30 PM
• 19th April: closes at 2:30 PM
• 22nd April: opens at 11 AM
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