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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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6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed today

The French have a law that Claims churches are for praying in and not just to visit, therefore no entry fees. The church is very nice, but a Little bit too dark.

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Reviewed yesterday

An iconic site and one not to miss.The energy and ancient history abounds. I'm trying to reach the allotted characters so this can post. Really? Ok so blah blah blah blah ... :)

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see as you know. Stop and appreciate the detail of this very immpresive architectural achievement. The detail that these artesians achieved at the time is so unimaginable. It would be wonderful to go back In time and watch how all this was achieved....More

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Reviewed yesterday

There are two visits that you can do here. 1. To climb the tower and see the gargoyles up close plus views of the city, use the Duck the Line app to get a virtual place in line the morning of. The app opens at...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were in Paris for a day as part of my 40th birthday celebration (4 cities, 3 countries, 4 days). Notre Dame was the first stop. The queue was huge but it moved quickly and we were soon inside. My fiancé enjoyed taking photos while...More

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited today for a third time. It never disappoints line moves quickly. Staff is professional. We did pass the treasure room without going in. If one wants to spend the 5 Euro, go for it!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral. The stained glass is amazing. Very large and free to visit if you don't want the guided tour. For a small donation you can light a candle for the loved ones you wish to remember which I did. Didn't go to the...More

Thank Teresa T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in the heart of Paris (Ille de Paris), astonishing catholic cathedral. As the cue was so long and it started to rain, we just saw the outside.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another beautiful cathedral in Europe—but distinct in its beauty. Kids loved looking at the gargoyles and playing at the park just behind. We’ve lately coupled any historical visit with a playground trip—works really well for our family with small children.

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Mixed it up with the masses of humanity. Our tour guide was hired by UniWorld and consisted of a walking tour, plus a couple of Metro rides to various points of interest. (I'd been to Paris a couple of times earlier, so this was more...More

Thank Douglas B
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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,
...More
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Rachelle B
17 August 2018|
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Response from Enjoy2travel | Reviewed this property |
A series services takes place in the Cathedral on Sundays: 8:30AM: Mass. 9:30AM, Lauds service (morning hymns service) 10AM: Gregorian Mass. 11:30AM: International Mass. 12:45PM: Mass. 5:45PM: Vespers. 6:30PM: Mass generally... More
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KHT_71
16 August 2018|
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Response from tgarrigu | Reviewed this property |
Museum pass covers cost - but need to use app (DuckTheLine) to actually secure time slot
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