St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

Ruth St. Denis | Ruth St. Denis – a modern dance pioneer | vintage everyday

Ruth St. Denis – a modern dance pioneer

Ruth St. Denis | Ruth St. Denis – a modern dance pioneer | vintage everyday

Basilica of St Denis, the royal necropolis of France, was rebuilt by Abbot Suger with a gothic aesthetic.

Basilica of St Denis, the royal necropolis of France, was rebuilt by Abbot Suger with a gothic aesthetic.

St Denis Basilica: An Amazing Burial Place for Dozens of Monarchs

St Denis Basilica: An Amazing Burial Place for Dozens of Monarchs

Romanesque & Gothic Church of St. Denis, near Paris

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How to get to Versailles from Orly airport by train - since we're staying close to Versailles this guide could be handy

How to get to Versailles from Orly airport by train - since we're staying close to Versailles this guide could be handy

Basilica of St Denis | Saint-Denis | France | Early Medieval (500AD-1000AD) | Historvius

Basilica of St Denis | Saint-Denis | France | Early Medieval (500AD-1000AD) | Historvius

Montreal - Rue Saint-Denis is full of nice little stores, coffee shops and restaurants.

Montreal - Rue Saint-Denis is full of nice little stores, coffee shops and restaurants.

Basilica of St Denis

Basilica of St Denis

Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France - the axial chapel (behind the main altar) dedicated to the Virgin.

Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France - the axial chapel (behind the main altar) dedicated to the Virgin.

Cathedral from Saint-Denis.    Originally Benedictine monastry. Origin of Gothic architecture in France.

Cathedral from Saint-Denis. Originally Benedictine monastry. Origin of Gothic architecture in France.

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