Former Hôtel de Ville
Many consider the neoclassical Former Hôtel de Ville, at the north end of Rue de Paris, to be the city's most beautiful building; it's...
This meticulously restored mansion dating from the 1820s is a beautiful example of Creole architecture, with its elaborate verandah and...
Conseil Général de la Réunion – Direction de la Culture
You can't miss this villa – it's one of the most elegant of St-Denis' Creole buildings, with a superb varangue (veranda), finely...
A funky drinking spot right in the centre. The streetside terrace allows for a dash of people-watching. Food is only so-so.
Offers well-prepared Vietnamese and Chinese fare in rustic surrounds.
Maison Deramond-Barre information
Lonely Planet review
This colonial structure dating from the 1830s was the family home of former French prime minister Raymond Barre and the birthplace of the poet and painter Léon Dierx. It's well worth a peek for its well-preserved architecture and harmonious proportions.