When We Travel Again: 5 Things To Do In Paris, France; Femina

Check out these 5 places you must visit in Paris, France…

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Notre Dame: One year after the fire; Unesco

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Notre Dame’s plaza and crypt may open to public in March; Elise Kirsten; Getaway

The deputy mayor of Paris hopes to open a plaza in front of Notre Dame in the first half of 2020 and the crypt beneath the cathedral may also be reopened.

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Restoration of Europe’s most-visited monument to take time; Cindi Cook; Anadolu Agency

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First Time in Paris: 3 Day Art & History Itinerary; Thomas Dowson; Archaeology Travel

A beginners guide to Paris: 3 days of self guided walks, guided tours and a day trip to make the most of your time to see the best art and historical sites…

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Notre-Dame Cathedral missed first Christmas Mass in two centuries; The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

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Notre Dame Cathedral cancels Christmas mass for first time in 200 years; Guardian

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No Christmas Mass at Notre-Dame for the first time in two centuries; AFP

Notre-Dame Cathedral will not hold a Christmas Mass for the first time since 1803, French officials confirmed on Saturday, as workers continue to rebuild the Paris landmark eight months after a devastating fire. The cathedral’s press office said midnight Mass would be celebrated on Christmas Eve by rector Patrick Chauvet but it would be held…

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Notre Dame Fire Reveals Many Aren’t Prepared To Deal with Dangers of Lead Dust; The Weather Channel

After the cathedral burned in April, Paris authorities discovered the city’s public safety regulations had no threshold to gauge how dangerous the potentially deadly dust was.

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Tempers flare over rebuilding of Notre-Dame spire; Channel News Asia

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Ode to the Seine, River of Romance; Elaine Sciolino; Literature Hub

She goes to the sea

Passing through Paris. . . .

And . . .  walks between the quays

In her beautiful green dress

And her golden lights.

–Jacques Prévert, “Chanson de la Seine” *

The Seine is the most…

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The J. Paul Getty Museum presents An Enduring Icon: Notre-Dame Cathedral; Press Release Point

Though the structure’s stability remains in question, all the historic relics and works of art–including the celebrated rose windows were saved by the rapid response of emergency workers and Cathedral staff, as well as experts charged with the preservation of the art and architecture.

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Witnessing a fiery chapter of history; Chad Abraham; Aspen Daily News

Snowmass Village couple documented aftermath of historic fire at Notre-Dame…

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Notre Dame should be rebuilt as it was; Francesco Bandarin; Art Newspaper

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Notre Dame- why all the fuss?; Caitlin Kinch, Newstead Wood; NewsHopper

The world was shocked as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was recently engulfed in flames but why is so much fuss being made about it?

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Why is Notre Dame so famous, who built the cathedral and when?; Debbie White; The Sun

THE challenging redesign of Notre Dame’s historic spire has been opened to international architects days after a catastrophic blaze toppled the wood and lead beacon. The cathedral, which has …

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Paris?s plan to ban cars from the Seine holds up in court; Architecture Club

A new ruling says a two-mile stretch along the river must stay open for walking and biking An ambitious plan by Paris?s mayor to make the banks of the Seine more pedestrian-friendly has cleared a major legal hurdle, with a local court ruling that a formerly busy highway along the city?s river must remain car-free. Mayor Anne Hidalgo confirmed that the riverfront would stay pedestrianized in a video statement. In 2016, a two-mile stretch of urban highway running along the Right Bank from…

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36 Hours in Paris: On the Seine; Seth Sherwood; NY Times

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Paris: River bank booksellers seek World Heritage status; The Local

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The booksellers who ply their trade along the banks of the River Seine in Paris are seeking Unesco glory in recognition of their symbolic status in the French capital.

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Why Paris Thinks Its Rooftops Deserve UNESCO World Heritage Status; Jess McHugh; Travel + Leisure

France – Paris, Banks of the Seine

The roofs have become emblematic of the City of Light.

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