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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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Skip the Line: Guided Tour of Notre Dame Cathedral Towers
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Skip the Line: Notre Dame Cathedral, Tower and Ile de la Cite Half-Day Walking...
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Private Tour: Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie

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Obviously this is a must see if you are in Paris. It is free entry, which means more people visit it every year than go up the Eiffel Tower! You can climb the steps to the top... read more

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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Obviously this is a must see if you are in Paris. It is free entry, which means more people visit it every year than go up the Eiffel Tower! You can climb the steps to the top, but we chose not to do that as we didn't want to waste our limited time in Paris standing in line. Tip: get... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let's cut to the chase - GO EARLY - I mean, when the cathedral opens - we went at 7:30 a.m. in October 2016. It was magical - actually, I wouldn't go here later - it is CROWDED - lines out the door. This way, we walked right in, and could stop and view everything close up - and just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there at night - a Wednesday night and observed a mass. The acoustics along with the beauty of the cathedral was moving to say the least. There are tours in the day that allow you to see more than we saw that evening,

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Thank Beth A
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a wonderful service!!! The children's choir was awesome. What a great experience!!! Security was tight but we felt very safe!!!

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though it was cold,wet and raining we still had to wait fifteen minutes in line for security screening,could be a very long wait in July.Stunning interior and well worth the wait in line.Good as part of a planned day but only plan as a half day activity at most.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying at Disneyland Paris and caught the train into Paris for the day to show our daughter (7yrs) some of the key sights. We arrived at the queue for the walk to the top of the tower and luckily we were the last to arrive before the line was closed for the day. We had to wait for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a place!!!! Inside is amazing but the outside is something else. If you love old building , great architecture , this is the place for you . The gargoyles are the most fantastic architectural feature I have ever seen. The only disappointment was the bell tower was closed due to cold weather . If not would have been a... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you go to Paris, you've got to go to the Notre Dame. Its free, its historic and its spiritual. The rose windows are amazing when the sun shines through them. We were there at Christmas. The nativity scene is like no other you've ever seen before. There was Mass taking place while we were there and it was important... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travelled across Paris on the City Sightseeing Tour to reach the Notre Dame Cathedral. It is located in a lovely square. There was a short queue (fast moving) to access the interior of the Cathedral. Entrance is free. This is a beautiful building (inside and out). The stained glass and architecture is breathtaking. We decided to venture up the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Notre Dame at night and it was gorgeous, I can't imagine how nice would it be with day light. No need to pay to go in it.

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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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