Notre-Dame de la Délivrance


Notre-Dame de la Délivrance (1893), which sits on the hillside across the usually dry Rivière St-Denis, is noteworthy for the statue of St Expédit just inside the door, dressed as a young Roman soldier.

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1. Former Hôtel de Ville

0.33 MILES

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 certainly very…

2. Préfecture

0.34 MILES

One of the grandest buildings in St-Denis, the Préfecture began life as a coffee warehouse in 1734 and later served as the headquarters of the French East…

3. Maison Deramond-Barre

0.38 MILES

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…

4. Maison Carrère

0.39 MILES

This meticulously restored mansion dating from the 1820s is a beautiful example of Creole architecture, with its elaborate veranda and intricate…

5. Cathédrale de St-Denis


Ambling down Ave de la Victoire, you'll come across the Tuscan-style Cathédrale de St-Denis, which was constructed between 1829 and 1832. As a cathedral…

7. Palais Rontaunay

0.44 MILES

Built in 1854, the Palais Rontaunay is a bourgeois villa that has preserved the elegant style of the 19th century.

8. Maison Kichenin

0.49 MILES

This perfectly preserved Creole mansion was built in the 1790s and is considered one of the oldest of its kind in St-Denis. The well-proportioned fountain…