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  • Embrace a journey into Paris' past as you explore the hidden treasures in the Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame, a unique opportunity to delve beneath the city's surface.
  • Hidden below the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Archaeological Crypt of the Île de la Cité is a 260-foot (80-meter) descent into Paris’ history.
  • The result of more than a century of excavations, the crypt reveals the city's architectural layers, including ruins of the Gallo-Roman town of Lutetia, the predecessor of present-day Paris.
  • Your ticket gets you access to the “Dans la Seine” exhibit hosting 150 artifacts excavated from the Seine.
  • Younger children can learn more about the Gallo-Roman era artifacts through the storytelling events at the crypt.
  • Embrace a journey into Paris' past as you explore the hidden treasures in the Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame, a unique opportunity to delve beneath the city's surface.
  • Hidden below the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Archaeological Crypt of the Île de la Cité is a 260-foot (80-meter) descent into Paris’ history.
  • The result of more than a century of excavations, the crypt reveals the city's architectural layers, including ruins of the Gallo-Roman town of Lutetia, the predecessor of present-day Paris.
  • Your ticket gets you access to the “Dans la Seine” exhibit hosting 150 artifacts excavated from the Seine.
  • Younger children can learn more about the Gallo-Roman era artifacts through the storytelling events at the crypt.

Inclusions

  • Entry to the archeological crypt
  • Tip: Look for faint roman numerals carved into stones as reminders of the ancient Roman city Lutetia's past!
  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 1 January, 2025.
  • These tickets are valid until 1 January, 2025.
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  • Explore the history of Notre Dame Cathedral across centuries with modern virtual reality equipment.
  • Experience the cathedral’s construction in 1160 through your VR headset, standing right before the current city cathedral.
  • View medieval Paris of the 13th century around the cathedral and explore hidden areas only accessible through VR!
  • Be awestruck at the 3D recreation of the original cathedral and witness the first mass being held centuries ago.
  • Explore famous Parisian sights including the actual Notre Dame cathedral before or after your VR experience with its location in the heart of the city.
  • Explore the history of Notre Dame Cathedral across centuries with modern virtual reality equipment.
  • Experience the cathedral’s construction in 1160 through your VR headset, standing right before the current city cathedral.
  • View medieval Paris of the 13th century around the cathedral and explore hidden areas only accessible through VR!
  • Be awestruck at the 3D recreation of the original cathedral and witness the first mass being held centuries ago.
  • Explore famous Parisian sights including the actual Notre Dame cathedral before or after your VR experience with its location in the heart of the city.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Eternal Notre Dame VR experience
  • VR (virtual reality) headset/equipment
  • Tip: After the exciting VR experience in central Paris’ Notre Dame, you can easily stroll along the Seine River, visiting charming cafes or the Louvre in the afternoon.
  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests under the age of 11 years.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
  • These tickets are valid until 29 September, 2024.
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Cathedral's Crypt & Notre Dame Outdoor Guided Tour

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  • Visit the historical building of Notre Dame and discover, by foot, with the help of a local tour guide the rich history, tragedy, and bright future it holds.
  • Learn about the dreadful night of the fire in April 2019 with first-hand perspectives from your local guide and relive the horror through the stories revealed.
  • Admire the stunning facade of the building and astonishing exterior architecture including the iconic gargoyles.
  • Get to the geographic center of Paris, Point Zero, considered to be good luck, and end the walking tour at the entrance of the archeological crypt.
  • Explore the archeological crypt, an underground museum that showcases the history of Paris and the Île de la Cité from the Roman times to the present day.
  • Visit the historical building of Notre Dame and discover, by foot, with the help of a local tour guide the rich history, tragedy, and bright future it holds.
  • Learn about the dreadful night of the fire in April 2019 with first-hand perspectives from your local guide and relive the horror through the stories revealed.
  • Admire the stunning facade of the building and astonishing exterior architecture including the iconic gargoyles.
  • Get to the geographic center of Paris, Point Zero, considered to be good luck, and end the walking tour at the entrance of the archeological crypt.
  • Explore the archeological crypt, an underground museum that showcases the history of Paris and the Île de la Cité from the Roman times to the present day.

Inclusions

  • Walking tour of Notre Dame
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entry tickets to the archeological crypt
  • Tip: Climb the 387 steps of the north tower, braving gargoyles along the way, for panoramic views of Paris.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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  • Uncover the intriguing history of the Notre Dame Cathedral with skip-the-line tickets to the 'Notre-Dame de Paris: From Builders to Restorers' exhibit.
  • Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to learn about traditional restoration techniques employed to revive the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Dive into 1000 years of architectural history with the City's permanent collections like modern and contemporary paintings and murals.
  • Located in the Palais de Chaillot, the City offers splendid views of the Eiffel Tower, a delightful bonus to your enriching architectural journey.
  • Uncover the intriguing history of the Notre Dame Cathedral with skip-the-line tickets to the 'Notre-Dame de Paris: From Builders to Restorers' exhibit.
  • Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to learn about traditional restoration techniques employed to revive the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Dive into 1000 years of architectural history with the City's permanent collections like modern and contemporary paintings and murals.
  • Located in the Palais de Chaillot, the City offers splendid views of the Eiffel Tower, a delightful bonus to your enriching architectural journey.

Inclusions

  • Access to the 'Notre-Dame de Paris: From Builders to Restorers' exhibition
  • Access to permanent collections
  • Tip: For a chronological journey, begin at the Notre Dame exhibition, then head to the Casts Gallery. End with the murals and models of modern and contemporary architecture.
  • This experience is wheelchair accessible.
  • Guide dogs are allowed.
  • Keep in mind that tripods and flash photography are not allowed on this experience.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 15 May, 2026.
  • These tickets are valid until 15 May, 2026.
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Notre Dame & the Île de La Cité Guided Walking Tour + Sainte Chapelle Tickets (Optional)

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  • This guided walking tour takes you through one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris, Notre Dame, and the islands around it.
  • A Parisian guide, fluent in English, will tell you about the night when people worldwide watched in horror as the cathedral filled the sky with ash.
  • You will see the oldest bridge in Paris, Pont Neuf, a spot for lovers to attach padlocks as a symbol of their commitment.
  • Swing by Île Saint-Louis, where the charm of old royal style lingers in lovely houses and gardens, now home to the city's fanciest buildings.
  • Looking for more? Go for the standard ticket to explore Sainte Chappelle, or add the magic of an iconic Seine River cruise with the premium ticket.
  • This guided walking tour takes you through one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris, Notre Dame, and the islands around it.
  • A Parisian guide, fluent in English, will tell you about the night when people worldwide watched in horror as the cathedral filled the sky with ash.
  • You will see the oldest bridge in Paris, Pont Neuf, a spot for lovers to attach padlocks as a symbol of their commitment.
  • Swing by Île Saint-Louis, where the charm of old royal style lingers in lovely houses and gardens, now home to the city's fanciest buildings.
  • Looking for more? Go for the standard ticket to explore Sainte Chappelle, or add the magic of an iconic Seine River cruise with the premium ticket.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour guided walking tour of Notre Dame and the Islands
  • English-speaking Parisian guide
  • 1-hour Seine River Cruise (optional)
  • Skip-the-line ticket for Conciergerie (optional)
  • Tour of Latin Quarter & Île de la Cité (optional)
  • Skip the line ticket for Sainte-Chapelle (optional)
  • Tip: Bring your camera or smartphone to capture iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum from various angles along the Seine.
  • This tour includes a reasonable amount of walking. Please ensure you wear comfortable shoes.
  • Kindly note that the utilization of flash photography and tripods is not permitted during this experience.
  • This experience is pram/stroller accessible.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Notre-Dame de Paris Exhibition Tickets + Seine River Cruise or Hosted Eiffel Tower Summit Tour

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  • With this combo, visit the stunning Notre Dame de Paris Exhibition, and choose between a Seine River cruise or an Eiffel Tower summit tour.
  • Admire the world-famous collection of stained glass windows, showcasing biblical narratives and iconic figures, especially the south rose window.
  • Discover a thousand years of city architecture with modern and contemporary art in the permanent collections.
  • Experience a 1-hour glass canopy boat tour along the Seine with an informative audio guide and waterfront views of notable landmarks.
  • If you'd rather wish to explore the Eiffel Tower, choose a hosted summit tour instead. See Paris from the highest vantage point!
  • With this combo, visit the stunning Notre Dame de Paris Exhibition, and choose between a Seine River cruise or an Eiffel Tower summit tour.
  • Admire the world-famous collection of stained glass windows, showcasing biblical narratives and iconic figures, especially the south rose window.
  • Discover a thousand years of city architecture with modern and contemporary art in the permanent collections.
  • Experience a 1-hour glass canopy boat tour along the Seine with an informative audio guide and waterfront views of notable landmarks.
  • If you'd rather wish to explore the Eiffel Tower, choose a hosted summit tour instead. See Paris from the highest vantage point!

Inclusions

Notre-Dame Exhibition

  • Access to the 'Notre-Dame de Paris: From Builders to Restorers' exhibition
  • Access to permanent collections

Seine cruise (optional)

  • 1-hour Bateaux Parisiens Seine River cruise
  • Flexible entry through the day
  • Audio guide in French, English, Hindi, Arabic, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Eiffel Tower Summit (optional)

  • Eiffel Tower summit access
  • Host

Notre-Dame Exhibition

  • Tip: It's a common tradition for visitors to light a candle inside the cathedral as a symbol of hope, remembrance, or a special intention.
  • Tripod and flash photography are not allowed in this experience.

Seine cruise

  • Tip: Bring binoculars or a camera with a good zoom lens to capture finer details.
  • Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed.
  • Toilets are only available on board the boats. No sanitary facilities are accessible on the pontoons.
  • The last two departures will be made with a minimum of 10 passengers.

Eiffel Tower Summit Tour

  • Tip: The Champ de Mars, the park surrounding the Eiffel Tower, is a lovely place for a picnic or a stroll.
  • This experience requires climbing up to 674 steps and is advised only for guests in good physical condition.
  • The summit is not accessible for wheelchair users or guests with mobility issues.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Notre Dame | Parisian Gothic masterpiece

The Notre Dame Cathedral, located on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, stands as a magnificent example of Gothic architecture and a symbol of French heritage. Île de la Cité, one of the two remaining natural islands in the Seine River within Paris, is considered the historic heart of the city. It is known for its Gothic architecture and is considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture worldwide. It flaunts intricate stone carvings, stunning stained-glass windows, and significant Christendom relics, like the piece of True Cross and Crown of Thorns. Though Notre Dame burnt down in 2019 and the inside is not open to visitors, seeing Notre Dame from the outside alone is an experience that combines beauty, history, and spirituality, making it a must-see destination for anyone visiting Paris. Keep reading to know more about this cathedral landmark!

Why visit Notre Dame in Paris?

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  • Architectural Marvel: Notre Dame stands as a testament to French Gothic architecture, boasting intricate detailing and design that has captivated visitors for over 8 centuries.
  • Historical Significance: This cathedral has been at the heart of pivotal moments in French history, from Napoleon Bonaparte's coronation to Joan of Arc's beatification. It's a living witness to France’s dynamic past.
  • Cultural Icon: A symbol of France's rich cultural heritage and located in the heart of Paris, Notre Dame has inspired countless artists, writers, and filmmakers. 
  • Religious Importance: Beyond its historical and cultural significance, prior to the fire, Notre Dame served as a place of worship and pilgrimage for Catholics worldwide.
  • Restoration and Resilience: The devastating fire of 2019 transformed Notre Dame into a symbol of resilience and hope. Witness the ongoing restoration, a testament to human determination and craftsmanship.

Which Notre Dame ticket is best for you?

If you are on a budget

Go for: Exhibition Tour

Duration: Flexible

Guide: No

  • With these tickets, you get access to the 'Notre-Dame de Paris: From Builders to Restorers' exhibit.
  • You will learn about the traditional and authentic restoration techniques used to revive the cathedral.
  • These tickets are the most affordable out of the lot and will give you great insight into Notre Dame Cathedral.

Recommended tour:

If you are short on time

Go for: Walking Tours

Duration: 1-2 Hour

Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Explore Notre Dame and admire the facade and iconic gargoyles on a walking tour with these tickets.
  • Depending on your ticket, the tour covers the crypt entrance and some Parisian landmarks, including nearby islands.
  • Gain insights from a guide into Notre Dame's history and details of the tragic fire night.

Recommended tours:

If you want to explore beyond

Go For: Combo Tours

Duration: Flexible

Guide: Audio Guide

  • Combo tickets offer Paris exploration beyond the Notre Dame exhibition. Club your cathedral exhibition experience with a visit to the Eiffel Tower or a Seine River Cruise.
  • These tickets allow you to discover significant landmarks of Paris in a limited time and at an affordable price.
  • The tours come with an audio guide, thus allowing you to gain knowledge about the places you visit.

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Discounted tickets

  • You can save 10-17% if you avail combo tour tickets.
  • Additionally, combo tickets allow individuals under 17 to enter the Notre Dame exhibition for free on the presentation of a valid ID proof at the venue.

Cancellation policy

  • You can only cancel two of the Notre Dame tickets up to 24 hours before the start of the experience.
  • Other tickets can be used at any time up to the date mentioned on the ticket. Make sure to check the validity of your tickets before purchasing.

Notre Dame highlights

Impressive façade

Notre Dame's façade, adorned with intricate sculptures, narrates biblical tales, immersing visitors in its rich history and architectural grandeur, a testament to the craftsmanship of bygone eras.

Gothic rose windows

Mesmerizing Rose Windows, exemplars of Gothic stained-glass artistry, paint Notre Dame's exterior in vibrant hues, a timeless display of enduring beauty and unparalleled artistic brilliance.

Two bell towers

Notre Dame's 226 ft towers provide a picturesque Parisian panorama, a unique vantage point offering a captivating perspective of the city's landscape and an ideal photo opportunity.

Archeological crypts

Below the Parvis lies the Crypte Archéologique, revealing historical ruins discovered during construction—a fascinating journey into Notre Dame's hidden history and the ancient remnants of Paris.

Timeless statue

The Northside portal boasts a 13th-century statue of the Virgin Mary, adding a touch of religious and artistic significance to Notre Dame's exterior, a timeless symbol of faith and craftsmanship.

Gargoyles and chimeras

Notre Dame's iconic gargoyles and chimeras, both whimsical and functional, adorn the cathedral with quirky designs, enhancing its architectural grandeur while serving as unique water drainage elements.

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Notre-Dame de Paris exhibition

  • Entry time: 11 AM to 7 PM

Notre-Dame de Paris

The cathedral closed its doors to the public, post the fire outbreak in 2019. It's expected to reopen by 2024.

Metro to notre Dame, Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris exhibition

Address: 1 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris, France.

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  • By Bus: 32, 63
    Nearest stop: Trocadero
  • By Metro: 6, 9
    Nearest stop: Trocadero
  • Wheelchair accessibility is ensured.
  • Guide dogs are allowed on the tour.
  • Some tours include professional tour guides or audio guides.
Smoking prohibited at Notre Dame, Paris
  • As of today, the Notre Dame Cathedral remains closed to the public owing to the devastating fire. However, it's important to be respectful of your surroundings when visiting.
  • Avoid littering, damaging the environment or the property, and respect the privacy of other visitors.
  • If there are security measures in place, make sure to follow them carefully. This may include passing through a metal detector or having your bag checked.
  • Avoid shouting or making loud noises that could disturb other visitors.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the vicinity of Notre Dame, so make sure to avoid smoking or using e-cigarettes in the area.
  • Tripods and flash photography is not permitted inside the exhibition.
  • La Grange Aux Canards (350 m): Experience the charm of French cuisine in a rustic setting at La Grange Aux Canards, renowned for its delectable duck dishes and warm, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Respiro, Trattoria - Pizzeria (400 m): Indulge in traditional Italian flavors at Respiro, where a cozy ambiance sets the stage for savoring delightful pizzas and traditional Italian dishes.
  • Cafe Med (450 m): Enjoy authentic Mediterranean cuisine at Cafe Med, offering a laid-back setting to relish diverse dishes and drinks inspired by the region's vibrant flavors.
Musée d'Orsay near Notre Dame, Paris
  • Panthéon: (2 km) The Panthéon is an 18th-century church turned neoclassical mausoleum. It serves as the resting place for notable French figures, including Voltaire, Rousseau, and Victor Hugo.
  • Centre Pompidou: (3.5 km) A contemporary art museum and cultural center, known for its distinctive modern architectural style, featuring brightly colored pipes and ducts, and boasts a vast collection of over 100,000 works.
  • Musée d'Orsay: (3.5 km) Uniquely housed in a former railway station, this museum is renowned for its extensive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, showcasing works by renowned artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, and Renoir.
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Exhibition: (6 km) Immerse yourself in history at the City of Architecture & Heritage, with a captivating exhibit showcasing the iconic cathedral and its creators. Don't miss this unique link to Notre Dame's restoration architect, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc.
Notre Dame in Morning, Paris

While you can't visit the Notre Dame and see the cathedral from inside, here are some tips to keep in mind if you want to see the Cathedral from outside:

  • Notre Dame draws tons of visitors, especially in peak season. Arrive early for an unobstructed view without battling the crowds.
  • Don't rush at Notre Dame; the exterior is exceptionally beautiful. Take your time to appreciate the intricate architecture and sculptures.
  • The Cathedral remains a place of worship. Show respect for those paying homage and maintain a reverent demeanor.
  • Notre Dame's reconstruction is complex. Expect scaffolding and construction. Be patient and respect the workers restoring this iconic cathedral.

The Notre Dame today

Five years after the devastating fire on April 15, 2019, the major restoration challenges of Paris' Notre-Dame Cathedral have been successfully tackled. The cathedral is on schedule to reopen on December 8, 2024. Employing traditional methods and materials, the reconstruction endeavors to recapture the cathedral's former grandeur. While the renovation is underway, you can still appreciate the exterior and delve into its history at the adjacent archaeological crypt.

Although access to the square is currently restricted, you can still view the crypt from a distance. Your guide will then take you to the entrance of the crypt, where, after a guided tour, you'll be able to explore beneath Notre Dame. You'll enjoy a self-guided tour of the very foundations of Île de la Cité, the original heart of Paris.

The fire inflicted substantial damage, affecting the roof, spire, and stained glass windows. A dedicated team of architects, engineers, and artisans leads the meticulous reconstruction. With a projected cost exceeding €1 billion, funding relies on global donations. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Notre Dame embodies architectural brilliance, and its restoration serves as a powerful symbol of resilience and hope for Paris and France.

Frequently Asked Questions about Notre Dame

What is Notre Dame?

Notre Dame is a medieval Catholic cathedral located in the heart of Paris, France.

What can I see at Notre Dame?

Before it's closure in 2019, owing to a fire, you could see the iconic Gothic architecture and intricate stained glass windows at Notre Dame.

Are Notre Dame tour tickets available online now?

While you cannot visit the cathedral itself due to its closure, you can purchase Notre Dame exhibition tickets online for an enriching experience.

How do I get to Notre Dame?

You can get to Notre Dame by public transport, including the bus, train, or metro.

Is Notre Dame Cathedral open to the public?

No, Notre Dame Cathedral is not open to the public at this time. The cathedral is still under restoration after the fire in 2019. The restoration is expected to be completed in 2024, but there is no guarantee that the cathedral will be open to the public by then.

Can I still see Notre Dame Cathedral from the outside?

Yes, you can still see Notre Dame Cathedral from the outside. The cathedral is located in the heart of Paris, and it is easily accessible by foot or by public transportation.

What is the status of the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral?

The restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral is ongoing. The main goal of the restoration is to rebuild the roof and spire of the cathedral. The restoration is expected to be completed in 2024.