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If you are wondering where Paris’ heart lies, then it is here. Also known as Our Lady of Paris, this cathedral is said to be one of the first Gothic cathedrals whose construction took place during the Gothic period. You can find gothic influences in its sculptures and the stained glasses of the cathedral’s windows. Its excellent interior decor is a marvelous example of medieval engineering. This might be the primary reason why it attracts more number of visitors as compared to the Eiffel Tower.
The most highlighted features of the cathedral are the three main entrances. Each of them is shaped differently and is accompanied with statues which were once colored to mark Bible lessons.
While there, you have to check out the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral, a UNESCO world heritage site. Apart from being architecturally stunning and historically significant, they also afford magnificent views of Paris and the River Seine. Extremely popular amongst tourists, you will encounter long lines to get in, but every minute spent waiting will feel worth the sight that awaits you after the steep climb.
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This 1-Hour tour starts in front of the central portal of Notre-Dame de Paris at 9am. You willÂ first observe its magnificent facade and discover numerous details illustrating the Bible. After looking at the cathedral exterior, you will step inside
Discover medieval history on the age-old streets of Paris on this 2.5-hour Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral Paris Combo tour. Save time and money by visiting two of Paris’ top attractions in one day. Explore Île de la Cit&ea
Journey through time in the heart of historic Paris. Stroll through the different eras of Paris from Ancient Gaul to the Roman era and Middle Ages of the Left Bank. Crossing the Seine, you will discover Renaissance Paris and the Grand SiÃ¨
Rail Tour from London to Paris (Unescorted/Budget). Take a day trip to Paris and discover the wonders of this beautiful city. Includes round trip London-Paris tickets on Eurostar.
Visiting Notre Dame is an experience in itself, but visiting the roof top is something people very rarely to do. From the roof top, you will get to see the intricate details of the architecture and also see unparalleled views of Paris from here.
An original way to visit Paris in an amazing Mercedes 280 SE S class from the sixties. In the comfortable seats of this high-class car, you will discover an unkown Paris away from the classic touristic tours. You will enjoy to see for the first time
Discover Paris Islands on this 2.5-Hour interactive tour. On this tour, youâÂÂll use an iPad to solve enigmas.Â Your guide will be your best ally, as well asÂ characters from your favorite Paris movies. This tour is
Explore the Latin Quarter, the most popular part of Paris' Left Bank. The Latin Quarter has inspired countless artistic genius' Hemingway, Woody Allen, Salvador Dali to name just a few. Home to the Sorbonne University, Pantheon, the world-famous Shak
Free admission to the top attractions, skip the line at Louvre, and free travel on public transport - the Paris City Pass is your practical sightseeing package.
Discover the fascinating history and picture-perfect beauty of Paris on this private walking tour led by an expert local guide. Starting on historic ÃÂle de la CitÃ©, visit iconic Notre Dame Cathedral and then walk along the Riv
Take a 2.5-hour walking tour of one of Parisâ oldest and most beloved neighborhoodsâthe Latin Quarter. You'll start with a visit inside Notre-Dame Cathedral before making your way on foot to the playground of French students and the Lost Ge
What was Paris like 800 years ago? Travel back to the early days of Paris on a private 2-hour walking tour of its medieval monuments. Learn the history of the city in the Middle Ages at sites such as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and one of Europeâs
Beautiful and empowering inside. Give generously when you exit. Pick a cool day to hike to top, very tightly packed area. Sign up for walking tour of island, so you do not have to stand in 1 to 2 hour line for climb to the top for views. Stuart. Los Angeles, .CA, USA
Stayed in Paris for 4 days and came here twice for hours. Both times it was packed at every turn. The structure itself is well preserved, VERY high ceilings, artifacts from its history, and many seats to seat and ponder. But for spirituality reasons, it gets 4 stars. It has no pure energy there. It has none at all. (Luxembourg has THE most peaceful and serene chapel I've been to in Europe). But if your going for sightseeing go early and you won't be disappointed.
One of the wonders in Paris. Go to see the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. The naturalism of its sculptures and stained glass let me understand the art development history. But the tourists long queues and the high density can effect you enjoy the art beauty:).
How can you NOT give Notre Dame 5 stars? Go early to beat the crowds. We went at 9:00 am and nearly had the place to ourselves. Towers open for visitors to walk up at 10:00. I highly recommend signing up for a guided tour. The one we did lasted one hour and gave us just enough historical information to enrich our visit. Even if you don't do a tour, you will be impressed. Simply beautiful. Also, check their web site because they sometimes have concerts and other special events.
Beautiful but long lines prevented going inside. Be prepared to wait if you need to go in but if not the outside is spectacular. The flying buttresses holding up the church show the detail and engineering used. The statuary and gargoyles show the attention to detail and religious belief. Even though seen from the outside, the Rose windows were beautiful.