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The Basilica of Saint-Denis is the earliest known example of Gothic architecture and provided a model for ecclesiastical structures throughout the Middle Ages.
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Completed in 1135 in Saint-Denis, France. The origin of Gothic architecture, a style which defined Europe in the later Middle Ages, can be traced to a single abbey church in the northern...
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Even people who have been to most of the monuments in Paris have often not visited the city’s “other” cathedral, the Basilique Saint-Denis.
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Paris : Basilique Saint-Denis, histoire et secrets d'une nécropole royale - Les clefs essentielles d'une visite
La basilique Saint-Denis, église de style gothique au coeur de la ville de Saint-Denis, a été, depuis les Capétiens, la nécropole...
Basilica of Saint-Denis and the Medieval Miracle, Insights into the Cathedral Builders | Bonjour Paris
Lately I’ve been re-reading The Cathedral Builders, written by Jean Gimpel, a man of diverse interests born in Paris in 1918. During World War II he was…
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Les plus belles basiliques de France (4/5). La Basilique Saint-Denis, dernière demeure des rois de France
Ce joyau de l’art gothique abrite pas moins de 70 gisants médiévaux et tombeaux de la Renaissance.
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The cathedral of Saint Denis is mostly a house for French kings to rest in peace. Few people think of visiting this first example of gothic art built on the spot where King Dagobert was buried in 639, even though it is only a twenty minute metro ride from the Madeleine. In June, its sacred music festival is a must. ... Read More
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