Paris off the beaten path

The Key Attractions

Dagobert's tomb - C .Rose © CMNThe tomb of Dagobert, the funerary statue of Isabella of Aragon, the funerary monument of Charles V and Jeanne de Bourbon, the tomb of Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne, the tomb of François Ier and Claude de France, the tomb of Henri II and Catherine de Médicis, Louis XVII' heart are the key attractions of Saint-Denis basilica.

 

The Cathedral Basilica is one of the first masterpiece’s of gothic art and the largest funerary monument museum in the world. From Dagobert, the first king to be buried in the church in the 13th century, to Louis XVIII, the last, and not forgetting, Clovis, Charles Martel, Pepin the Short, Louis IX or the couple Henri II-Catherine de Médicis. This royal necropolis houses a unique collection of tombs and effigies.

 



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