Notre Dame de Paris (the hunchback of Notre Dame)

  • Duration: 1 h.
the Catholic Church in the centre of Paris, one of the symbols of the French capital. Located in the Eastern part of île de La Cité, in the first district, in place of the first Christian Church of Paris — St. Stephen's Basilica, built, in turn, on the site of Gallo-Roman temple of Jupiter. Was built from 1163 in 1345, the Cathedral's Height — 35 m, length 130 m, width — 48 m, height of bell — 69 m, the weight of the bell Emmanuel in the South tower is 13 tons, its language — 500 kg.

The architecture of the Cathedral shows the duality stylistic influences: on the one hand, there are echoes of the Romanesque of Normandy with his powerful and dense unity, and on the other, used innovative architectural achievements of the Gothic style, which gives the building a lightness and give the impression of simplicity, vertical design.
Address: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, Paris
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Beautiful Inside and Out
islandsnoopy , Virginia, 2015-08-03
We visited on a Saturday morning and arrived around 9am. The cathedral opened at 8am that morning and I thought we'd encounter crowds but there was no line. We had plenty of time to soak in the... read full review
No tower visit, but otherwise lovely
The2McDoos , Houston, Texas, 2015-08-03
This visit included an exhibit on the construction of the cathedral, which was exceptionally well interpreted. We enjoyed the visit but were disappointed that the tower was closed earlier than posted... read full review
Take a breath at Notre Dame Cathedral.
Beemasdonethat2 , Downers Grove, Illinois, 2015-08-03
Notre Dame is a masterpiece! Do not miss it. The line is long and the visit is short, but it is the "real deal". If you're Catholic (or not) try to attend mass. It gives one a short time to find... read full review
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