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Notre Dame Guide

The famous Our Lady of Paris.


Known for its French Gothic architecture, Notre Dame Cathedral is located on the Île de la Cité, a natural island on the Seine.

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6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 34 56 10


Getting there

Metro: M4 to Cité or Saint-Michel; M1, M11 to Hôtel de Ville; M10 to Maubert-Mutualité or Cluny - La Sorbonne; M7, M11, M14 to Châtelet


Admission

Entrance is free.


Hours

Everyday from 8 AM to 6:45 PM (7:15 PM on Saturdays and Sundays)


Tips

Visit on Christmas Eve to attend the organ concert at 10:30 PM.

Ascend to the top of the dome for a spectacular panoramic view.


Quick facts

When first constructed, Notre Dame was painted in vivid colors, which have since faded to gray.

The 10 bells, averaging 5 tons each, have unique names: Emmanuel, Marie, Gabriel, Anne Geneviève, Denis, Marcel, Étienne, Benoît-Joseph, Maurice and Jean-Marie


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