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Villa Déramond-Barre, Saint Denis

Villa Déramond-Barre, Saint Denis

The Villa Déramond-Barre is a significant Créolité villa built on the eve of the French Revolution and located on Rue de Paris. The villa's architecture features a symmetrical facade with its back covered with shingles. The villa was established on land that belonged to the East India Company, and was owned in 1814 by the Antoine Desforges Parny, the half-brother of the poet Evariste de Forges de Parny. It also was the house of the birth of poet Léon Dierx. Later the villa belonged to other owners, but now it has become the property of the Department.

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Sight Name: Villa Déramond-Barre
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