"Notre Dame: Two Views" Top 5 Page for this destination Notre Dame de Paris Tip by shrimp56

Notre Dame de Paris, Paris: 652 reviews and 1,336 photos

 
 

On the left is a detail of one of the portal sculptures -- talk about the weight of the world! On the right is a good view of the back of the cathedral showing the ambulatory windows.
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One of my favorite places to sit in Paris is in the small park behind the cathedral.
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The cornerstone was laid in 1163, but the western facade with the famous rose window wasn't done until 1225. And the whole thing wasn't completed until around 1300 -- when they started on renovations!!!

Address: Ile de la Cité
Directions: Métro: Cité; RER: Châtelet-Les Halles, Saint Michel-Notre Dame
Phone: +33 1 42 34 56 10
Website: http://www.notredamedeparis.fr/-English-

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  • Updated Feb 1, 2005
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