Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Saint Denis

Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Saint Denis (must see)

The construction of Cathédrale de Saint-Denis lasted from 1829 to 1832. The cathedral is built in a Classic style by the architect Paradis. In 1863, a porch was added in the West prostylos of the church, decorated with a bas-relief terra cotta, and later a wonderful fountain was placed opposite the cathedral. There was also erected a metal bell near the nave, this one holding two other bells. The cathedral was restored in the 1990s.

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Cathédrale de Saint-Denis on Map

Sight Name: Cathédrale de Saint-Denis
Sight Location: Saint Denis, Reunion
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Saint Denis, Reunion

Create Your Own Walk in Saint Denis

Create Your Own Walk in Saint Denis

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Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint-Denis, the capital of Réunion Island, France's overseas territory in the Indian Ocean, is a popular tourist spot renowned for its Creole-style architecture reflecting colonial heritage. Many of these buildings line the city's main street, Rue de Paris. One of them is the Musée Léon Dierx, formerly a bishop’s palace, nowadays showcasing the works of art, including Picasso and...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles