Notre-Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is a stunning sight. Majestic in scope, with ample proportions, the cathedral keeps watch over the city. The spire, pointing 124 metres skywards, is a beacon, a charming landmark for all who visit the city.
Some of the edifice's more notable features, which inspired many a poet, are the Gothic nave, the astronomical clock dating back to the Renaissance and the lavishly sculpted doorways.
It’s a long way up the 332 steps leading to the panoramic platform. However, as you climb, keep in mind the words of Victor Hugo: "From so high up the landscape is no longer a landscape, it becomes a map... a living, breathing geographical map… I would walk from one tower to the other and see France, Switzerland and Germany bathed in a single ray of sunlight".
Visitors are not admitted during religious services
Disabled access to the church from the north side
Panoramic view from the Cathedral platform. An entry fee is charged for access to the platform (adult: 5€) and to the clock (adult 2€)
Guided tours including a tour of the crypt every day
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All year long :
Every day, from 07:00 to 11:20
Every day, from 12:40 to 19:00