Facts About the Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris translates to "Our Lady of Paris" in French. It is one of the first few cathedrals to be built in the Gothic style. The main entrance of the church is on the west side.

A Pagan City Lies Below The Cathedral

There's Some Recycled Architecture On Its Façade

There's A "Forest" In Its Roof.

Its Flying Buttresses Were Gothic Trendsetters

Twenty-Eight Of Its Kings Lost Their Heads In The French Revolution.

The Towers Are Not Twins

Its Bells Were Once Melted Down For Artillery.

Napoléon And Victor Hugo Saved It

Its Monsters Are Modern, Not Medieval

Its Spire Was A Saintly Lightning Rod

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