We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Notre Dame Cathedral

6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 34 56 10
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Skip the Line: Notre Dame Cathedral, Tower and Ile de la Cite Half-Day Walking...
More Info
and up
Private Tour: Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie
More Info
and up
Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle...
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“notre dame” (5,844 reviews)
“bell tower” (546 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6 Parvis Notre-Dame | Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
+33 1 42 34 56 10
Write a ReviewReviews (59,122)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 28,036 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Alot of lil cafes around the cathedral worth cisiting Choose one to sit down and just do people watching while the cathedral is at the background Beautiful

Thank lengy2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place, didn't get inside the Cathedral since our visit occurred one day after Christmas and there was a very long queue to enter so just appreciate outside

Thank Andreia A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of Paris’s most beautiful churches. The artwork, The Architecture, everything is just magnificent. It is a must.

Thank mweissbratten
Reviewed yesterday

Notre-Dame Cathedral is a must when visiting Paris. You have to be prepared to make a large line in order to enter to the cathedral but it is worth to. You can also buy some special tickets in order to make a shorter line or...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were there on a sunday and saw part of a service. Interesting and special atmosphere but felt slightly mechanical and unengaged 'performers'. The rest was impressive but in short 'another big church'.

Thank Mårten G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a long queue to go inside the church. It’s a very old one and work in glass windows were mind blowing. Doesn’t think the long wait was worth.. it was Christmas so they had some extra decorations which was great, not sure if...More

Thank coolpm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice cathedral in Europe. the only downside is there are so many nice cathedrals. Had a good time. I would suggest the audio tour as it was pretty informative.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed yesterday

Very busy site. Very beautiful exterior architecture. Smaller than I thought. Great site to behold. Def go back some other time again.

Thank Josh Z
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris is located at the tip of the Ile de la Cité. The beautiful gothic architecture is amazing from the stained glass, tall spires, and of course, the gargoyles perched high on the ledge to spout water from the roof....More

Thank MarktheWay
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very photogenic cathedral from the outside - lots of places to take a good picture and sit around it. Tall structure with beautiful carvings all around. Be sure to check what time it is open to the public, we selected a day/time...More

Thank purohit_trip86
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,805 hotels in Paris
Hospitel-Hotel Dieu Paris
205 reviews
.16 km away
Les Degres de Notre Dame
209 reviews
.17 km away
Melia Paris Notre-Dame
964 reviews
.18 km away
Esmeralda Hotel
326 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Comme Chai Toi - Notre Dame
561 reviews
.12 km away
Au Bougnat
1,092 reviews
.15 km away
Le Reminet
1,237 reviews
.18 km away
A. Lacroix Patissier
94 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tours de la Cathedrale Notre-Dame
7,994 reviews
.06 km away
Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame
487 reviews
.17 km away
Square Jean XXIII
81 reviews
.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
20 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jefferyp2017 | Reviewed this property |
We went there during the week and had very little time to spend there although this place deserves it, but that happens when you try to see as much of Paris as you can in 1 day. I did a little googling and mass is held every... More
20 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mary L | Reviewed this property |
I would google the mass times. I was not there on a Sunday
Werner F
17 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from w0rldtraveler6969 | Reviewed this property |
I think you might have the wrong person. Not sure what you’re talking about.