Notre-Dame de Paris guide
Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral is located on the “Ile de la Cité”, in the heart of the capital. This religious and heritage monument is a true emblem of the city of Paris. It is deeply linked to the history of France. Notre Dame has inspired many artists such as Victor Hugo. The “Ile de la Cité” is the oldest district in the City of Lights. It extends over the 1st and 4th arrondissements and counts many must-see sites such as the Conciergerie prison, the Sainte Chapelle, the Pont Neuf or the Seine river’s Archbishop’s bridge. You will enjoy strolling through its lovely streets and squares. This guide will give you all the information you need to plan your visit to Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral.
Plan your visit
Here are the information you need to organize your visit.
History and culture
Want to learn more about the cathedral?
- History of the building
- Key figures
The must-sees and must-dos
Discover the remarkable places and works of art in the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral.
In the 19th century, the building was renovated under the direction of architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc.