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Ile de la Cite

Address: Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Islands, Neighborhoods, Other, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Islands, Neighborhoods, Other, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

When you have a few days in Paris. You can easily spend a full here. Don't need to waste traveling to other parts of the city. It opens the earliest of all attractions. Most starting at 9 Must see: Notre dame Must see If you plan to stay for morning and afternoon. Saint chappelle closest for lunch Towers of notre... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Walked around Ile de la Cite with Viator.com tour. Saw St. Chapelle, Palais de Justice which contains the structure known as the Conciergerie and The Pont Neuf - the oldest bridge in Paris.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to not like about ile de la Cité Notre Dame is incredible. Go up the Belfry if you haven't before. Facing the front of the cathedral, walk around to the left for the entrance line. The rest of the island is a paradise just waiting for you to explore it.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Created around of the catedral NOTRE DAME DE PARIS is one of the finest and expensive quartier in PARIS.It has the STATUE FO LIBERTY,the original.The american statue it was a gift of french people.Here you can see the place where was burnt the GRAND MASTER OF TEMPLARS JAQCUES DE MOLAY.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

As far as I could understand Ile de la Cite is the place were Paris started out a long time ago. It was nice to go back to the roots and try to imagine what it looked like thousands of years ago, not being in the middle of one of the most famous cities in the world. It is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Ile de la Cite is a lovely lovely lovely island in the middle of the city of Paris. Old & very historical, it is a very Parisienne part of Paris that is home to beautiful streets, lovely restaurants & cafes, and many tourist attractions (Notre Dame cathedral for example). Highly recommended!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Ile de la Cite is where the first city of Paris was. It's island and it's the real old city :) There are so many things to see and to visit: Notre Dame, Saint Chapelle and all others gorgeus buildings :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ile de la Cite is home of Notre Dame Cathedral de Paris and it is lovely. Lots of shopping too, but the highlight is of course the Notre Dame Cathedral. And what ever you do you must stop at the Quasimodo Cafe' for a little coffee and pastry! Too fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Thi small island just east of Notre Dam, is full of great little restaurants and shops. wander around and stop at just about any bistro here and find great food. AS always, the best deal is lunch, when you can get the same greay cuisine at almost half the price of night time. Prix fixe doesnt just mean "fixed Price"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Not only is Notre Dame Cathedral here, but also the archaeology crypt on the grounds, and Sainte Chapelle church. It is a small area that can be easily walked and explored for a good look at the place where Paris began.

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