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Entrance to the Basilica of Saint Denis

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Entrance to the Basilica of Saint Denis

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The oldest major Gothic structure, the Basilica of Saint Denis was built in the 12th century. With only three exceptions, every French monarch from Clovis I onward was interred there. During the French Revolution, the tombs were emptied of their remains, which are now in the basilica's crypt.

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