6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, Francia
Discover the amazing experience of visiting one of the most significant monuments of Paris, the Notre Dame Cathedral. Buy tickets for a guided tour in the Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame, a historic building, a symbol of the Gothic movement.
Paris Cathedral of Notre Dame is one of the oldest Gothic cathedrals in the world. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, hence its name, Cathedral of Our Lady. Its construction rises on the banks of the Seine, on the island of Cité and is a mandatory stop on the itinerary of the millions of tourists who visit Paris.
The tour begins in the famous Ile de la Cité, on your itinerary you can admire the walls of the Conciergerie, the oldest clock in Paris and you will learn the fascinating history of this place, home to kings and witness to great revolutions.
After this walk through history, the great Cathedral of Notre Dame Cathedral awaits you. Your expert guide will show you the secrets and details that are hidden in this pharaonic construction. You will understand what inspired the French writer Víctor Hugo to create his famous work "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and you will be impressed by the beauty of its architecture, the menacing gargoyles, the monumental organ and the imposing bell towers
As you see, this guided tour is the best way to contemplate the evolution of history and understand the legacy surrounding the Ile de la Cité and the Cathedral Notre Dame.
The price of your ticket includes a guided walking tour through the historic Ile de la Cité and entrance to the Cathedral of Notre Dame, you will also be offered audio headset when appropriate so you can listen to the guide at all times.
The Cathedral has been the scene of real historical events and has been the scene of fiction novels, all these anecdotes you can know first-hand thanks to the guided tour.
Meeting point: The statue of Henri IV, in the middle of Pont Neuf- at the western end of Ile de la cite. Pont Neuf is the bridge that links Ile de la Cite to both the left and right banks of Paris. The statue is of a man on a horse sitting in the middle of the bridge. Nearest Metro: Pont Neuf (7) or Cite (4)
GPS Coordinates: 48.857132, 2.340991
Please arrive at the specified meeting point ready for a prompt departure. City Wonders strongly recommends you consult a map before leaving for the meeting point.
Throughout its wide history, Notre Dame Cathedral has been the scene of several historical and fictional scenes that turn it into a place full of anecdotes and curiosities.
From the historical point of view within this Cathedral there have been historical events such as the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte, who wanted to move away from the Bourbon traditions, he crowned himself and his wife Josephine de Beauharnais. Another notable event was the beatification of the patron saint of France, Juana de Arco and the coronation of Henry VI of England, in 1429.
On the other hand, the Towers of Notre Damm with their protective gargoyles served as stage and inspiration for Victor Hugo. It is said that the writer was inspired by one of the workers of the cathedral to create his most important character: Quasimodo.
The same gargoyles are protagonists of legends such as the moment after the death of Juana de Arco when they came to life and terrorized the city as revenge for such a tragic death.
The Cathedral of Notre Dame hides many stories, do you dare to discover them all?
(Burkina Faso) 19/09/2019