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Ile de la Cite

Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Ranked #17 of 733 attractions in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Neighborhoods, Islands, Historic Walking Areas
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A small island in the heart of Paris, near Pont Neuf, where the famous Notre Dame cathedral is located. We stayed in an apartment within a short walking distance from here, so we visited this locale twice. Also sat on a bench by the river front, to have a rest and to enjoy the scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Stayed on the isle...the little markets (flower & pet), the riverbanks book stalls, the lovelok bridges ...Notre, restaurants...and very central

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Las Vegas, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

From the Right Bank you go over two little islands to get to the Left Bank. Ile de La Cite is the larger oft the two. Notre Dame is there and a lot more. Very nice places to eat. I suggest after you visit Notre-Dame keep going over the bridge and to Shakespeare Book store and walk around the left... More

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Sachse, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We walked to IIe de la Cite because there was a major ceremony at Notre Dame. It was peaceful. We had good ice cream at a small Berhillon shop.

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Tiffin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our day on the Ile de la Cite was full of a variety of experiences, starting with worship at Notre Dame on a beautiful Sunday morning. After the service, we explored the inside of Notre Dame, then went underground to see the Crypt Archeologique. A walk to the flower and bird market at one end of the island was fun... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Took an organised tour of the area and was fascinated...the Seine, the architecture, the history - amazing!

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Woodland Hills, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Between Sainte-Chapelle, Notre Dame, and the most delicious gelato and baguette sandwiches all over the place, this island is a MUST! Such an enjoyable walk, literally feels like paradise.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

lle de la Cite & lle Saint Louis, these 2 islands located right at the center of Paris 1st district have many main attractions. The reasons to be there, Paris Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Conciergerie & etc. The area is one of the most historical ones in Paris and its an enjoyable walk along clobberstone streets lined with classical shops.... More

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Perth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you can avoid week ends and afternoon yu will enjoy this part of Paris.. Otherwise it is very much walking beside everyone and his dog....

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stroll along the streets, boutique shopping, stopping at a restaurant overlooking the Seine. What could be better?

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