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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...more
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Rue du Cloitre Notre-Dame, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
+33 1 44 54 19 33
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Obviously Notre Dame is not open to the public but parts are still visible even the sections which are supported and covered during renovation are architectural wonders

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent structure. The whole place is closed for renovations with tall fences blocking the view, however there are several spots that you can still look at it and even take good pictures.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Notre-Dame is being rebuilt. The beauty is still there, just scared. This is a historical structure and shall remain. This was my fifth visit to Paris. Each time I make it a point to visit Notre-Dame.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so glad to see that the fire in May 2019 didn't destroy the whole building. It was just amazing to see this church that I had heard so much about. Hopefully it might be open when I return in June 2020. I'll say...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was so sad to see that we could not come within 150 feet of this place. so for now it is closed and no timetable when it will be open because of the fire

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To me it's a jewel of Paris, a jewel of France and a jewel of all humanity. After watching the fire destroying the Cathedrale I would see the building. It's still there but terribly injured. I feel so sad in this moment. Impossible to lose...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Notre Dame is closed, but we could still see the towers and walk around parts of the outside. It was good to see the repair work underway and have the change, although short, to see what we could given the recent April '19 fire.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth seeing from the outside even though you cant enter yet due to the fire. Wish there was a place you could still view the relics.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

We have gone to Paris the last 3 years for a month each and Notre Dame is still our go to place when walking in that area! Of course now it's closed, but it will rise again and we LOVED their free organ concerts on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Of course, you cannot go into Notre Dame and probably won't be able to for many years. But it is a Parisian icon and worth seeing from the outside while restoration goes on.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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Sarah O
August 2, 2018|
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Response from egamama | Reviewed this property |
No charge, but be ready to stay in line. Watch your surroundings, the gypsy would come up and ask for donations, but it is part of the experience. In our experience, they are not aggressive, but persistent.
Stacy K
June 21, 2018|
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Response from moniqueoli4 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was a 2h tour.
February 9, 2017|
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