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Notre Dame Cathedral

6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 34 56 10
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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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  • Average5%
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6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
+33 1 42 34 56 10
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Reviewed yesterday

I arrived at the Cathedral around 08:30-09:00 on a Tuesday morning and there was about a 2-3 minute wait to show our bags and gain access to the Cathedral. When I left about 45 - 60 minutes later, there was about a 45 minute wait...More

Thank math_001
Reviewed yesterday

There is only one word for this place ... amazing.. the Gothic architecture of this place is surprising.. on how such a huge structure was built by the people with very limited means for construction

Thank Yash S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The architecture and the feel of the place is amazing to see. Admission is free and it's a popular attraction but the queues move quickly and it's worth any waiting you have to do. The bell towers are included as part of the Paris Pass...More

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed yesterday

This is just an incredible site you must see. You'll feel like Quasimodo is up among the eaves. Also, out in front of the Cathedral is Point Zero, a must see as well. This is the point that all measurements are calculated from in distance...More

Thank Gypsy_Gyrl63
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In a city of so many historic sites, Notre Dame stands apart. The amazing story of its construction and survival through the revolution and subsequent wars alone make it fascinating but it's beautiful flying buttresses which enables its elegance to shine through. We got there...More

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed yesterday

Not knowing and most not speaking English, my husband and I got into the line on the side of the building. We waited an hour to find out that this was for climbing the tower. Not a problem for us. We then went to the...More

Thank PJCM744
Reviewed yesterday

There was a long line to go up in the tower so we opted out of that and i'm glad we did. There is plenty to see just on the ground floors. It is an amazing place and you can feel the spirit inside. Go...More

Thank mfcMinneapolis
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked to Notre Dame cathedral from Saint michel as part of a walking tour. It was a Saturday and the place was very crowded. A few policemen could be spotted and one even approached a stranger to question him. Was told by the guide about...More

Thank Pintheworld
Reviewed yesterday

Have waited decades to see Notre Dame, but soon after entering my wife felt natures call. We were told there were no washrooms, had to exit and visit the street washrooms across the street. Clean, self washing, but they take forever between occupants, so with...More

Thank SkyeBlueWaters
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing inside and out. Even better than expected! Ensure you are wearing t shirt or top with sleeves as you only be turned away once you have already waited in line.

Thank sarah_love_nz
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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I plan to visit here in July, I understand that women have to cover their shoulders, but can I wear shorts?
18 June 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
No problem with shorts and my wife had bare shoulders which was ok
Tara C
I am planning to visit Notre Dame on a Sunday. What is the dress code? Are long pants required?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Treeangel5 | Reviewed this property |
No dress requirements. ✌🏻
Will the cathedral be open to visit on French national day, aka Bastille Day?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Arqssp | Reviewed this property |
We where in Paris during Bastille Day last year. Is an awesome celebration and a great time to visit. That day Im not sure if the cathedral were open. But O strongly suggest to line up and see the parade and the air show... More