About Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame is one of the most popular attractions in the city of Paris. Its construction has begun in 1163. Pope Alexander III laid the first stone to this historical masterpiece. The temple was completed in the 13th century. It has one of the most glorious architectural designs of the Gothic rhythm.
The cathedral was also a tremendous source of inspiration for the writer Victor Hugo with the unmistakable novel "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame".