Cathedral of Saint Denis – the First Gothic Church

Audio tour
Tickets included
1h - 1h 30m

The first impression of the tour by Ellen

Ellen: Welcome


  • View the first truly Gothic church and listen about its stunning features
  • Learn how the Gothic style revolutionized architecture
  • Discover the rich history of the Kings of France & their final burial sites
  • Stroll through the Royal Necropolis and see the Royal tombs

What’s included

  • Guided tour of the cathedral, the tombs & the crypt
  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation through museum halls
  • Access to the cathedral
  • Access to the crypts

What’s not included

  • Earphones — please bring your own


Discover the unique church that launched the Gothic movement in architecture. The Cathedral of Saint Denis was not the first church with elements of Gothic architecture, but it was the first to unite all of them in one building and create a new architectural “language.” Saint-Denis is considered to be the...
  • On the day of your visit, please show your Tiqets' smartphone ticket at the entrance
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Places you will visit

Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis
Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 1

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Meet Ellen, author of the tour
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I am a friendly Franco-American tour guide with a passion for the history, art & architecture of Paris. As Victor Hugo wrote, "a breath of Paris preserves the soul". I share my passion with visitors from around the world through my guided...

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