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Entrance ticket to the Basilica of Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis, France
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Book your entrance ticket to Basilica of Saint-Denis and discover the final resting place of the kings and queens of France.

Duration 24 hours
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Discover the Basilica of Saint-Denis, the final resting place of the kings and queens of France.Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death of King Dagobert in 639 AD until the 19th century, 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.Featuring over 70 recumbent statues and monumental tombs from the Renaissance, the basilica…
Discover the Basilica of Saint-Denis, the final resting place of the kings and queens of France.Built on the grave of Saint Denis, a Bishop of Paris who died in 250 AD, the royal abbey of Saint-Denis was, from the death of King Dagobert in 639 AD until the 19th century, 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.Featuring over 70 recumbent statues and monumental tombs from the Renaissance, the basilica contains within its walls the largest collection of funerary sculpture from the 12th to the 16th centuries.The church, designed by Abbot Suger, kings' advisor from 1135 to 1144, was completed in the 13th century during the reign of Saint Louis. A major work of Gothic art, this church was the first to place a great importance on light, a symbol of divinity, in religious architecture.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Entrance ticket

  • Audioguide
  • Guide

OPERATIONAL DAYS

From May 1st to September 30th :

  • Open Monday to Saturday 10:00 am - 6:15 pm
  • Open Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:15 pm

From October 1st to March 31st:

  • Monday to Saturday 10:00 am - 5:15 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time

REDUCED PRICE

Reduced admission:

  • Youth 18-25 not member of the EU
  • Teachers without Pass Education

Free admission for:

  • Under 18
  • Youth 18-25 and/or residents of the U.E
  • Disabled visitors with one attendant person
  • Jobs seekers with proof dated less than 6 months before
  • Holders of Carte Culture - Carte Icom
  • Teachers holders of Pass Education
  • All visitors on the first Sunday of the month from 1 January to 31 March and from 1 November to 31 December
  • All visitors during the "Journées du Patrimoine" on the 3rd weekend of September

WHERE

Saint-Denis, France

Present your ticket at the entrance of the venue during opening hours. Nearest metro station: Basilique de Saint-Denis (line 13).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • From October to April conditions can be chilly inside the monument and so we advise visitors to dress warmly
  • Nine steps to enter the royal necropolis, 15 steps to enter the crypt and 15 steps to enter the upper choir
  • No dogs except for guide dogs for visually impaired visitors

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