This 1-Hour tour starts in front of the central portal of Notre-Dame de Paris. You will first observe its magnificent facade and discover numerous details illustrating the Bible. After looking at the cathedral exterior, you will step inside the monument to understand its construction, its new architectural style and historical dates and events that have shaped it.Description
The visit starts by reading the facade of the cathedral of Notre Dame which was conceived as an open book. Many great details can be discovered on each of them some related to the Virgin Mary and some others to the historical life of city of light. Considered as one of the finest example of french gothic architecture, we will learn about this new architectural style and its main elements. Constructed in the 12th century, its location, the 'île de la cité', was once the shelter of the first inhabitants which makes it the symbol of the city and the background of a worldwide story the Hunchback of Notre Dame and his tragic love for Esmeralda. By the way this is the icing on the cake. Come and discover life in the middle ages, its architectural style and the symbolism behind its stained glass windows, gargoyles and chimeras. Let me tell you all about what happened during the French Revolution and World War II, its treasures and its most recent episode and turmoil.
This tour is essential to know the birth of Paris and it is perfect for family with children.Highlights
- Family friendly
- Fully narrated tour
- Led by a local guide
: Paris, FranceDuration
: 60 to 75 mins Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.