We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Paris Pantheon & Basilique de Saint-Denis Multi-pass
1

Book in advance
from
AU$31.44
per adult
Check availabilityView full product details
  
Revenue impacts the experiences featured on this page, learn more.
Ways to Experience Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
from AU$31.44
More Info
from AU$153.87
More Info
Reviews (1,484)
Filter reviews
1,484 results
Traveller rating
1,042
359
69
7
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageAll languages
More languages
Traveller rating
1,042
359
69
7
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews french history french royalty gothic architecture buried here burial place french kings and queens audio guide royal tombs metro line stained glass windows louis xii flying buttresses his wife visiting paris minute walk de france homes
Selected filters
Filter
Updating list...
57 - 62 of 1,484 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2019

A wonderful place to visit if you want something special, different within 5 zones of Paris. It can be reached by Metro which, in iitself, iis a great Parisian experience.

Beautiful Cathedral, undergoing restoration.
Wonderful Organ, you can hear magnificent playing of it in the crypt - at one of the information booths with earphones supplied. Fantastic!

Seeing all the marble recumbent statues, some with prayerful hands was overwhelming.
Some may say "mind boggling"!

A great suprise !

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Alison S
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Reviewed 19 March 2019

The cathedral is so full of history - and is the place Suger decided to visually interpret where heaven meets the earth through light. I hope this historical place is not loss on Paris; the city seems to be growing around it. Inside the cathedral is the resting place for the many monarchs that Suger dreamed of with the light filtering in through the stained glass.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank kaufmansn
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Reviewed 4 March 2019

Beautiful and not so well-know Saint-Denis Basilica. As impressive as Notre-Dame. It is famous for all its recumbent statues and monumental tombs from kings and queens of France. We aimed at the guided tour but it has unfortunately been cancelled last minute. It is probably the best way to visit it. The audioguide (one for two is enough if you think about bringing two pairs of headphones) but are very descriptive. Best to plan an hour to an hour and half to make the time to visit it. Free the first Sunday of a given month during the winter. Worth discovering!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 920emilieg
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

A short train ride out to a not so fabulous part of Paris, the Basilique is an example of the oldest Gothic architecture in Europe. Perhaps not as awe inspiring as other cathedrals found in Paris, it is certainly a must see for fans of Gothic Architecture. The true value is seeing the crypts and resting places of so many famous people throughout French history. The Henri’s the Louis’, Marie Antoinette, Catherine Medici just to name a few! So many infamous rulers in one place.. this is exactly where you don’t want to be when the Zombie apocalypse comes! Very much worth the special trip for history fans. Just be sure you purchase the correct rail ticket if you use the metro!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris C
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Reviewed 8 January 2019

About 100 French kings, queens, princes, princesses and other royalty are buried at St. Denis (well, in some cases they have been, um, re-collected and reassembled from the time after the Revolution when their bodies were unceremoniously discarded hither and thither, and in other cases what's on display is a reliquary of sorts, containing royal hearts or royal entrails) -- and the basilica itself is gorgeous, set on a square in the eponymous city north of Paris. The Metro takes you right there -- stops within a couple of blocks. Well worth the visit. Allow at least an hour, maybe two. Lots to see, and some great history. Clovis! Pepin the Short! and a bunch of Henris and Louises.

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank HudsonValley76
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
View more reviews