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“Long lines..need better security...lots of people cutting line”

Notre Dame Cathedral
Ranked #5 of 1,984 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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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 2 April 2018

Long lines..people cutting line . Seemed like security was mostly useless anyway -barely looked in the bags.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This church is beautiful. The stained glass is amazing. Definitely worth a visit especially during the holiday season.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Strongly encourage all visitors to visit this fabulous cathedral.
Do spend enough time to take in the history.

Thank merrilynos
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is a wonderful gothic church! And there you have the best sightsee of the city, because is the only tower that you have in the center of the city

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Always gorgeous and always exciting to visit Notre-Dame. The gargoyles, art, the history are exciting. We took a tour and I saw, for the first time, the little plaque in front showing that this is the heart of the city. Not surprising!

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