It took 87 years to build Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, from 1163-1250.

Notre-Dame de Paris

For the Victor Hugo novel, see The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

For other uses, see Notre Dame (disambiguation) and Notre Dame de Paris (disambiguation).

Notre-Dame de Paris (/ˌnɒtrə ˈdɑːm, ˌnoʊtrə ˈdeɪm, ˌnoʊtrə ˈdɑːm/; French: [nɔtʁə dam də paʁi] (listen); meaning “Our Lady of Paris”), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, France.[a] The cathedral is considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture. The innovative use of the rib vault and flying buttress, the enormous and colourful rose windows, and the naturalism and abundance of its sculptural decoration set it apart from the earlier Romanesque style… Continue Reading


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