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“Another Church” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral
6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
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Ranked #9 of 637 Attractions in Paris
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Another Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

THis is on everyones list but it is crowded and there are better churches to see in Europe. Go if you love churches or its the only one you see. There are better places in Paris to queue to get in if you have limited time.

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“renovated!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

if you've already been to Paris, go and revisit the Notre Dame Cathedral. Its façade is clean and it looks goegeous. take some time to sit down by the outdoor stairs that have been put up to celebrate its 850 anniversary, and pay close attention to the statues and the stories they tell!

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“Go inside, it's worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

The cathedral is beautiful from the outside (although unfortunately it is a bit obscured by a marquee at the moment) but it's well worth going inside for a look as well. It is free to get in and photos are permitted. It's nice to be able to sit down, rest the legs and soak up the spirituality of the place, even if you aren't religious.

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“Of Course...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Nothing more to say... study the history, architecture, before going if possible... def. on the bucket list...

Visited December 2012
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“850th Birthday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Celebrating its 850th birthday this year Notre Dame cathedral is being renovated for the grand celebration. The hero of Victor Hugo's hunchback of Notre Dame the cathedral was very impressive. I just sat for an hour inside gazing at the stained glass windows and the statues. The gargoyles in the towers were actually cute. Th view from the top was awesome according to my son and husband. I skipped it.

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