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Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis - Centre des Monuments Nationaux

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

The Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis was part of a prosperous and powerful abbey during the Middle Ages and was the first...

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1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur

93200 Saint-Denis

District : 93 - Seine - Saint-Denis

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Description
The Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis was part of a prosperous and powerful abbey during the Middle Ages and was the first monumental masterpiece of Gothic art. The royal necropolis houses the tombs of French kings and remarkable funerary sculptures dating back to between the 12th and 16th centuries (Dagobert, Pépin le Bref, François I, Catherine de Médicis, etc.).
Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

© G Lago pour CMN Paris

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis - Extérieur

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

© G Lago pour CMN Paris

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis - Extérieur

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

© P Cadet pour CMN Paris

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis - Nécropole

Basilique royale de Saint-Denis

© P Cadet pour CMN Paris

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Architectural style

Carolingian, Gothic, Romanesque

Collections

Archaeology, Funerary art, Recumbent statues, History, Sculpture, Tombs, Stained-glass windows, Ancient Rome (7th century BC to 5th century AD), Byzantium (4th century - 15th century), Middle Ages (5th century - 15th century), Islam (7th century), Roman (10th century - 12th century), Gothic (12th century - 15th century)

Statute

National

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Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Educational activities, Audioguide, Photos allowed

Documentation in a foreign language

English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, chinois

Audioguide

Available in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian for €4.50.

Educational activities

For information, call +33 (0)1 48 13 14 73.

Photos allowed

Flash photography and tripods permitted upon prior authorization only.

Other

Member of the Paris Museum Pass, Bookshop

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

0

Number of private rooms

0

Room rental

No

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

€7, €4.50 (concessions)

Guided tour

Available in French. Please contact us for more information on tours in other languages. Tour timetable: Monday-Saturday at 11am and 3pm, Sunday at 12.30pm and 3pm.

Group tour

Group tours upon reservation only: Tel: +33 (0)1 44 54 19 33 Fax: +33 (0)1 44 61 21 92 Email: visites-conferences@monuments-nationaux.fr

Free

Free on the 1st Sunday of each month from 1 November to 31 March. Free for under 26s from a country within the European Union, and for primary and secondary school teachers (except temporary exhibitions). Free for disabled people and an accompanying person, and job seekers.

Free for young people and children

Under 18s

Free and reduced for disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people : Entrance fee to monuments: free entrance for disabled visitors and accompanying person. See the brochure for prices for guided visits and workshops.

Opening times
Opening times

From 1 April to 30 September: 10am to 6.15pm (Sunday: 12 noon to 6.15pm). From 1 October to 31 March: 10am to 5.15pm (Sunday: 12 noon to 5.15pm). Sunday mass: 8.30am, 10am and 6.30pm; Weekday masses: Wednesday 9am, Thursday 8.30am, Friday 9am.

Opening of ticket desks

Last entry 30 min before the museum closes.

Exceptional opening

Easter, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, 8 May, Whitsuntide, Whit Monday, 14 July, 15 August, 1 November, 11 November

Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis - Centre des Monuments Nationaux

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

Events
Nathalie Junod-Ponsard, exposition : saint Louis, le roi de Saint-Denis

Nathalie

from Saturday 04 October 2014 to Monday 05 January 2015

Un ensemble sépulcral.Cette œuvre met l’accent sur la commande, au XIIIe siècle, de 16 tombeaux...


Contes et histoires. Conte abracadabrant ou le Saint Blues du roi Louis IX, lecture

Contes

from Monday 29 December 2014 to Saturday 03 January 2015

Dans les pas d'Isabelle d'Aragon.Le roi Louis IX y apparaît à son crépuscule à travers le regard de sa...


Address details
Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis - Centre des Monuments Nationaux

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur
93200 Saint-Denis
GPS : 48,9354 / 2,3599

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 48 09 83 54 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 48 09 83 66

Contact

Website : www.monuments-nationaux.fr

Access

District : 93 - Seine - Saint-Denis

  • Subway Basilique de Saint-Denis
  • RER Saint-Denis
Adapted to disabled people
  • Adapted to hearing impaired Hearing
  • Adapted to mentally impaired Mental
  • Adapted to physically impaired Visual
  • Adapted to visually impaired Physical
Access facilities offered to disabled people

Entrance fee to monuments: free entrance for disabled visitors and accompanying person. See the brochure for prices for guided visits and workshops.

Adapted activities and workshops

Loan of wheelchairs

More information on accessibility

-Physical disability: reserved parking spaces on Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, to be specified during reservation. Public car park 'Basilica' is accessible close by. An access ramp gives access to the nave. Adapted walkway with accompanying staff member leads to a lift to access the crypt. However, the chevet is not accessible. Toilets are adapted.

Find out all you need to know about accessibility in France's National Monuments www.handicap.monuments-nationaux.fr
You can download the brochure presenting the various tours on offer for disabled people in the 12 national monuments in Paris and the Paris region by visiting the 'Contacts par Région' tab.

Contact :
handicapidf@monuments-nationaux.fr

Centre des Monuments Nationaux Pôle Île-de-France
22, avenue Victoria - 75001 Paris

Establishment with the 'Tourisme et Handicap' label
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    'Tourisme et Handicap' label
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Hearing disability
    'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Hearing disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Mental disability
    'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Mental disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Visual disability
    'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Visual disability
  • 'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Physical disability
    'Tourisme et Handicap' label - Physical disability

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