Notre Dame, Paris
1 Parvis Notre-Dame - place Jean-Paul-II, 75004 Paris, France
Notre Dame - a Christian cathedral in the heart of Paris, the geographical and spiritual heart of the French capital, located in the eastern part of the Ile de la Cité. Its construction began in 1163, under Louis the Seventeenth and was completed only in 1345. The architecture of the cathedral shows the duality of stylistic influences. On the one hand, there are echoes of the Romanesque style of Normandy, and on the other, - used innovative architectural achievements of Gothic style. The cathedral houses one of the great Christian relics - The crown of thorns of Jesus Christ. Cathedral annually visited 14000000 people. He is one of the most famous monuments in Europe..