Last month, I visited one of the most fascinating churches I have ever been to, the almost completely ignored Basilica of St. Denis in the northern suburbs of Paris. Almost every French monarch is buried here, and almost nobody goes here. Here are some pics I took:
The picture labelled “Tombs of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette” is actually of their memorial sculptures. Their actual burial place is in the crypt beneath St. Denis.
Howard Kramer says
Is it in that cave room underneath that’s filled with the jumbled pile of sarcophagi? That would make sense.