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Basilique de St Denis, in a northern suburb of Paris, is a resting place of France's kings & queens

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FRANCE. The sculpted tomb of King Henri II and his wife, Catherine de' Medici, at the basilica of Saint Denis in Paris, 1563 CE. // Such a beautiful, bizarre and striking effigy.

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Tomb monument of Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis, Paris

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The St Denis Basilica in France is known as the original Gothic cathedral. It has combined architectural elements such as vaulted ceilings, flying buttress and pointed arches.

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Tomb monument of Louis XVI (1754-1793), King of France. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis, Paris.

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St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

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