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Address: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
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+33 1 42 34 56 10
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08:00 - 18:45
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:45
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 19:15
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This famous cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on which...

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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We walked the River Seine to to get to Notre Dame and it was well worth it. The inside is spectacular and the outside is just as beautiful. Beautiful architecture and the garden... read more

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We walked the River Seine to to get to Notre Dame and it was well worth it. The inside is spectacular and the outside is just as beautiful. Beautiful architecture and the garden is a great touch to the Cathedral. Wonderful place to take pictures and enjoy the view of the River.

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Definitely get in line early for the towers (open at 10) and go up. It's a lot of stairs but the only way to get the great views of the gargoyles, city, and see the bells. If you go on a Sunday you can also hear the mass which was amazing to experience.

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A very reverent spot in the heart of historic classic cathedral. The line is long to get in goes quickly and like many sites security has been added. However, the beauty of the alters and stained glass windows are worth the wait. It is amazing the magnificent structure that were built before the advent of machinery

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definitely visit. buildings you back to old times. climb to the top of the terraces, the view is excellent. but you could before the tour to attach the padlock of love on a bridge. I had the impression that I was in a cartoon Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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This place is beautiful from the outside as well as inside. A true marvel of french mastery of art. Entrance is free. The line of visitors seems quite huge from far but this moves very fast so no problem there

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Notre- Dame Cathedral took me back to the movie the Hunchback of Notre Dame. This is a must see! Great architecture!

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We hadn't the chance to go up but we had a tour that explained every detail of it. It was very good. Interesting that every part of it has its stories. But negative thing was in front of the cathedral you feel so unsafe that every parisian is reminding you of the pick pockets and the like.

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I always try to have Notre Dame be on my list of "must see" places. It doesn't have changing exhibits, but the serenity and awe I feel every time I go in there is enough of a reason to go.

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Have been to Notre Dame twice now. Love the tower climb, love the little park behind the church. Hate the crowds, lines and gypsies. So dark and crowded inside, really can't enjoy. The climb is worth it but rushed. They only let 20 in at a time so you feel herded. Crypt was a bit boring. Restaurants around crowded and... More 

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This is a beautiful church. We attended Mass there on Sunday. But just looking at the design, the windows, the history and the religious impact, was fantastic. If your visiting there may be a long line. There are two entrances; one for normal tourists and the other for religious. But if a Mass is scheduled, you may be let in... More 

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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, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.
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