Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris was designed by Maurice de Sullly. Its construction began in 1163 and ended 182 years later, in 1345. World Heritage of Unesco since 1991 (only), the cathedral of Paris is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture.
High place of French tourism, Notre-Dame de Paris will delight you with its architecture and the works of art it contains.
Notre-Dame de Paris is also the symbol of old Paris, romantic walks along the Seine. She is the majestic witness of the History of the Capital.
For the record, the driving distances from France are calculated from the point “0km” located on the forecourt and which concretizes the center of Paris.
• The nave, the choir and the treasure
The cathedral can be visited for free and freely. Thus, you can access the nave, the choir, contemplate the stained glass windows and all the interior architecture of the monument. The treasure of Notre-Dame can also be visited during the day
A free guided tour (in French) is offered daily at 14:00 and 15:00 Monday to Friday and at 14:30 on Saturdays and Sundays. Visits are also organized in foreign languages.
• The towers of Notre-Dame
It is possible to visit the towers of Notre Dame, which offers a magnificent panoramic view of Paris. The route also allows you to admire the gallery of chimeras and the belfry. Attention, the visit involves climbing a staircase of 422 steps.
• The archaeological crypt of Notre-Dame
It is visited through an access located on the forecourt, opposite the cathedral. You will discover the result of excavations carried out in the mid-sixties and which are witnesses to the evolution of Paris and the Ile de la Cité over the centuries.
Address: Cloister Street Notre-Dame 75004 PARIS
Metro: Line 4 – Cité Station
Bus: 21, 24, 27, 38, 47, 85, 96