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Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

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

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About Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

The Basilique Royal de Saint-Denis is a large former medieval abbey church and present cathedral in the city of Saint-Denis. It is also the burial place of French royalty in Paris. It is a necropolis, a stunning edifice to the dead, full of hauntingly beautiful funeral sculptures, mausoleums, and tombs.  Featuring over 70 recumbent statues and monumental tombs from the Renaissance, the basilica contains within its walls the largest collection of funerary sculptures from the 12th to the 16th cent



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Musée de Montmartre5.49km from Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

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Sacré-Cœur5.56km from Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

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Moulin Rouge6.05km from Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.