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Église Saint-Jacques, Saint Denis

Église Saint-Jacques, Saint Denis

Église Saint-Jacques began in 1843 as a wooden chapel. Only on May 31, 1858 the church was consecrated as a fully basalt masonry of Neo-Gothic style, by Monsignor Maupoint. Small in size, but beautiful in architecture, the church has also a statue of Saint Jacques with some legends behind it. Église Saint-Jacques is one of the most charming religious buildings in the entire territory of Reunion.

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Église Saint-Jacques on Map

Sight Name: Église Saint-Jacques
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