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“Beautiful cathedral but very crowded”

Notre Dame Cathedral
Ranked #5 of 1,958 things to do in Paris
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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.
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

On this trip we visited Notre Dame as part of a tour of the Isle de la Cite. We queued for entrance and toured the sides and back as Mass was going on. On other visits we attended Mass and an organ recital which was less crowded

Thank SilverSpringer
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Arrived there with hop on@ off buss which make things much easier and did hear information about the places I visited.
The line was not much and it went smothely. The building from inside not much as other churches I did visit in other places, but still it's a must place to visit.
I didn't have time to go up.
The building from outside is a beautiful one, and the outside area is very nice.

Thank Barina2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We went straight to the Cathedral after breakfast to beat the crowds. We were mostly successful, and the Cathedral is especially beautiful in the morning. (As I imagine it would be at sunset as well.)

We did not do a tour, which might have been a better choice. The Cathedral is clearly missing major parts of its "fabric", e.g. It's stained glass windows. Consequently our tour was very short. It is a "must see" destination in Paris, but I don't think it is worth more than an hour or so if your time.

Thank mrmadison1903
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is another must visit when in Paris. The history and significance to the people over the years is very important. Amazing structure.

Thank Donald V
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning well worth a visit. We took the metro it was alot easier for us all as a group. Truly fabulous make sure it's on the bucket list

Thank samwoodhead
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