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Basilica of St Denis

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Dagobert's tomb - C .Rose © CMNThe Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis is one of the first masterpieces of gothic art and the largest funerary monument museum in the world.

Most important recumbent effigies in Saint-Denis

The 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 Francis I of France and Claude de France, the tomb of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici, Louis XVII' heart gather a unique collection of effigies of the most important figures of French history.

Among the 70 recumbent effigies and tombs of Kings and Queens buried in the Basilica of Saint-Denis, discover the Merovingian, Carolingian, Capetian, Valois, Valois-Angouleme and Bourbon dynasties. The basilica also displays the heart of Louis, son of Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette.

Recumbent statues not to be missed

 The tomb of Dagobert  >>

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