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Basilique Saint Denis

March 4th, 2009 No Comments

Situated in the outskirts of Paris the Basilique Saint Denis is the earliest French example of Gothic architecture. It is also a famous mausoleum for French aristocrats. Since the 5th century a total 43 Kings and 32 Queens have been interred here, often in ornately sculpted tombs and sarcophagi. The ground floor of Basilique Saint […]

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