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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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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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Beautiful church.

This is a magnificent church building. It is beautiful inside and outside it's definitely a place you must see when you're going to Paris

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a magnificent church building. It is beautiful inside and outside it's definitely a place you must see when you're going to Paris

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Hurst, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The sheer beauty and awe that one feels when entering this cathedral is almost palpable. One just has to look in amazement and ponder the history of the many who've walked and worshipped in this place. Be sure to step outside and stand on Pont Zero to be in the center of Paris!

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Similar to the Eiffel Tower, the Nortre Dame Cathedral is a place to visit. You can also pay for a walking self tour of the bell tower to see the gargoyles up close and a elevated view of the surrounding area. I do recommend to do this tour. The lines can be long (hour wait) in high tourist season. On... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Went with my friends. Queued for a short time as queue keeps moving. Huge inside but magnificent. We stayed for Vespers at 6.30pm. The singing was lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It took some time to travel by underground to get there but it was worth it. The architecture, the gargoyles, the ambiance of the area was incredible. Caution: I actually asked this guy for directions because I got turned around on a side street. He offered to walk me there and then wanted to hold my hand, take me home... More 

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Entrance to the Notre Dame Cathedral is free and is worthwhile. It is beautiful and worth the line (get there early but it goes pretty fast). The Bell Tower is a completely different tour, and there is a charge (free with the Paris Museum Pass). It does not open until 10am, and they limit the groups because the areas are... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting in mid-March, we did not wait in line anywhere in Italy but Paris was a different experience altogether. The line was so long we didn't even bother to go buy tickets. Was neat to see from the outside and the courtyard was nice. Don't go for coffee in the nearby cafes - super expensive. Would recommend springing for a... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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You get a history lesson on how Notre Dame first looked all the way up to modern day. The older and more delicate parts are enclosed so they aren't damaged. It really is a lovely place.

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A MUST SEE , PERIOD ! Going to Paris and Not seeing Notre Dame is like visiting NY and not going to see Statue of Liberty or going to WDW and not getting a pic with Mickey. It is one of the Many sights to see in Paris but nonetheless it is Breathtaking and Beautiful. CN walk to the Pont... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth having a look inside as lovely. Huge. but make sure you are in the right queue! We started queuing in the one to go up. It is free to go in.

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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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