Everything you didn't know and more about one of the oldest and most valued monuments in Europe. Star of one of the last disgraces of the heritage of humanity, after the disaster in which it fell victim in 2019.
Built between 1163 and 1245 on the Île de la Cité, the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris is one of the oldest Gothic cathedrals in the world. The cathedral's name means Our Lady and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Important events have been celebrated in Notre Dame, including the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte, the beatification of Joan of Arc and the coronation of Henry VI of England.
On April 15, 2019, Notre Dame Cathedral suffered a serious fire that caused major damage to the roof and brought down the spire of the main tower.