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“Very impressive place ”

Notre Dame Cathedral
Ranked #5 of 2,222 things to do in Paris
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Fee: No
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 6 April 2018 via mobile

Really liked the place and the architecture of the building.

The place is not super busy and touristic as eiffel tower which made it more fun to be in

Great experience

Thank Amit E
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a nice cathedral with beautiful and stunning architecture. The place is usually crowded but entry was free which is surprising as in Paris even toilets inside train station are not free. This is point zero of Paris too.

Thank Sheikhoo B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Burning incense greets you at the door of the Cathedral. As you walk in, you know you are walking into history and into a huge part of the French Culture.
One is compelled to light a candle and pray for loved ones, even if one is not Catholic or even Christian; the sense of well-being and spirituality reigns.
I kept looking up at the top of the Cathedral hoping to catch a glance of Quasimodo as he watches over Esmeralda. Victor Hugo did well to set his masterpiece at this awesome Cathedral.

Thank Amal K
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris is worth a look .We had to line up for about 20 min .I preferred Saint Chapelle ,to me Notre Dame Paris was not as beautiful as the one in Montreal.Canada.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Timeless and ageless however packed with tourists. A side chapel featuring a lovely painting of an Asian Mary and baby drew large groups of tourists.

Thank Anneliese M
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