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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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This famous cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on which construction began in the 12th century, stands on the Île de la Cité and is the symbolic heart of the city.
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6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
+33 1 42 34 56 10
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All reviews notre dame beautiful cathedral flying buttresses bell tower gothic architecture light a candle the stained glass windows free entry awe inspiring long line worth the wait mass gargoyles queue treasury bells worship
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went during the day and again during the night,. It is CLOSED at night. It is illuminated though and looks so beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed yesterday

What a magnificent building. Unfortunately the queue went for ever and we did not have the time to line up for that long so we missed seeing the inside. We did get to hear the bells on the hour and that was great!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lauren D
Reviewed yesterday

I love history! Notre-Dame Cathedral does not disappoint. When you get there expect to wait in a long line for a free tour through the church. It does move fairly quickly. Inside you will see gorgeous vestibules, tombs and mausoleums, beautiful handcrafted images, and breathtaking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kricket73
Reviewed yesterday

I would highly recommend making this a stop on any Paris itinerary. While visiting Paris we saw all the usual tourist stops; the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Versailles, Arc de Triumph, and Notre Dame. Notre-Dame was our favorite. It simply astounds you and takes your breath...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelly L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see!!!!! The architecture is splendid.If you are in Paris pi should definitely go and check it out along with other attractions .Just walk trough the city and see it all !!!Enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jelena G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stood in a queue on the side of the Cathedral to get inside the Cathedral thinking that was the entry. After getting inside, we got to know that long queue was to climb to the top and not to enter the Cathedral. Only after...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shruti1305
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is an incredible monument! The work and tireless effort gone into restoring and preserving this heritage structure shows how much the French value their heritage. The stained glass windows and the architecture is a sight to behold

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nidhi S
Reviewed 2 days ago

first thing, buy your skip the line tickets, worth going up the tower but it is a trek, lots of steps so be prepared. we happen to walk by on a sunday evening when mass was being held, worth walking in, it was beautiful even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barbarabuilder
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must at night and don't miss seeing inside. The photos you can get from all sides are amazing and the Seine runs rights down the bank with River barges.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ddavis1212
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can spend hours in here admiring the statues, the artwork, the majestic ceilings, and all the lit candles in the prayer alcoves. It can be crowded as I went during an afternoon. There are multiple statues where you can sit, ponder and even light...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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January 11, 2019|
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Response from Jennifer F | Reviewed this property |
It would be a hefty walk...the Uber’s are so cheap there, I would take one!
November 26, 2018|
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Response from Ashley K | Reviewed this property |
Of course! The only time you will have to pay anything is when you want to go to the top of the towers (which I do highly recommend). Otherwise, everything is free!
November 25, 2018|
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Response from deemost | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I have no idea!