Paris is home to many famous churches. Each offers its own special history and particular architecture. Many of the city’s churches were destroyed during the French Revolution. The remaining buildings underwent intensive renovation and preservation. Here’s a list of the five, most well-known churches.
Notre Dame Cathedral:Probably the most well-known cathedral, its construction started in the 12th century and finished in the 14th century. Its majestic Gothic style captures the essence of Medieval France. Biblical stories are featured everywhere in the building, from its portals and alters to its stained-glass windows. It often hosts organ, choral and other musical concerts at no cost to its visitors.
It remains an active church and closes its doors to visitors during mass and religious services. Etiquette requires quiet inside, no flash photography, and hat removal when entering. There’s often a crowd, so plan accordingly.