Notre Dame Cathedral France

One of the most famous cathedrals in the world, this 12th-century Gothic beauty is a must-see for its historical importance and magnificent art.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248450
Names
Notre Dame Cathedral
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris French
Coordinates
48.8530000° N, 2.3498000° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

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Construction of the first Notre Dame Cathedral
1163
Construction begins on Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
1178
Construction continues at Notre Dame Cathedral
19 May 1182
Consecration of Notre Dame Cathedral
1186
Geoffrey Plantagenet dies suddenly in Paris
1190
Construction of west facade of Notre Dame Cathedral up to rose window
1220
Creation of the west rose window at Notre Dame
1225
West towers erected at Notre Dame Cathedral
1235
Nave chapels added to Notre Dame Cathedral
1296
Construction of radiating chapels at east end of Notre Dame

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