Notre Dame de Paris (French for "Our Lady of Paris," meaning the church in Paris dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus), often known simply as Notre Dame in English, is a gothic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in Paris, France, with its main entrance to the west. While a major tourist destination, it is still used as a Roman Catholic cathedral (archbishopric of Pa...
Notre Dame de Lorette is the name of a ridge, basilica, and cemetery northwest of Arras at the village of Ablain-Saint-Nazaire. The high point of the hump-backed ridge stands 165 metres high and - with Vimy Ridge - utterly dominates the otherwise flat Douai plain and the town of Arras.
The ground was strategically important during the First World War and was bitterly contested in...
Originally build in the IV century by Eustorgio I to receive the remains of the "Re Magi" (The three Kings), this Basilica has been rebuilt in 595 by Eustorgio II.
In 1164 Friedrick 'Barbarossa' destroyed the Basilica to steal the remains and bring them in Colonia. Unfortunately only fow remains has been given back to the Basilica, at the beginning of the XX century. In 1190 st...
The "zero point" for all surveys in France in front of Notre Dame cathedral. We also provide concentric circles and arcs to show distances from the Zero to all parts of continental France, and a great circle route to its antipode.
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