Le Barachois, Saint Denis

Le Barachois, Saint Denis (must see)

Le Barachois is Saint-Denis' historic district from which the city developed. Le Barachois is best known for its old canbons pointing to the sea from the Point Gardens. A statue of Roland Garros, the famous aviator whose hometown was Saint-Denis, sat on a propeller. Today, Le Barachois is a lovely promenade and a small public garden, popular among tourists and newlyweds, as it is a beautiful place to take pictures and admire the ocean.

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Le Barachois on Map

Sight Name: Le Barachois
Sight Location: Saint Denis, Reunion
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Saint Denis, Reunion

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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