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“My favorite thing!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral

Towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral
Rue du Cloitre Notre-Dame, 75004 Paris, France
(33) 01 44 54 19 33
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Ranked #19 of 636 Attractions in Paris
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Owner description: A visit of the Towers of Notre Dame de Paris, built from 1160 in the Flamboyant Gothic style, gives visitors a close-up view of the Cathedral's flying buttresses, spires and roofs. Gargoyles and chimeras adorn the outer gallery of the North Tower with its ribbed vaulting and spiral staircase, while the South Tower houses the belfry and Emmanuel, the great bourdon bell. The upper gallery provides magnificent views of Paris, the Seine and the succession of bridges across the river. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO.Open:> 1st April to 30th September: from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.> From July to August on Saturday and Sunday: until 11 p.m. (evenings).> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Last admission 45 minutes before closing time.Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December.Admission fees: Adults : 8,5€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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“My favorite thing!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We loved this place. Make sure to walk to the top for awesome pics. The Chimeras were so cool!! The views of Paris were unbelievable. I highly recommend going to this cathedral.

Visited April 2013
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“Amazing Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Was able to go to the top of Notre Dame with the Paris Pass for free. Be advised that there are 422 steps that you will climb up/down on this tour. We wait about 30-45 mins to do this but it was worth it. The 360 degree views of Paris are amazing. Great spot to take pictures of the Eiffel Tower, Sacre-Coeur and the district of Montmartre. When you get down you may want to sit for a bit, as your legs get a little jiggly and you might get a little dizzy from the circular steps.

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“Amazing building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is an Amazing building but you really need to be there early as the queue can become massive !
The windows are remarkable and it is clear that this still impresses the visitors still today.

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“Gargoyles and a fantastic view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

climbing up the towers of Notre Dame offers a wonderful view of Paris and the opportunity to get an up close look at the gargoyles and some of the intricate details of the outside of this historic Paris landmark.

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“Not for the faint hearted”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This was well worth the long wait to get to the top amongst the gargoyles, fantastic views but not for the unfit or faint hearted

Visited October 2012
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