Notre Dame Cathedral to open in late 2024

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 Notre Dame Cathedral to open in late 2024

On Monday, March 6, Paris announced that the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral was “going fast enough”, and one can hope to open it to worship and tourists at the end of 2024. That is, the cathedral can be visited again six years after the fire on April 15, 2019.

The famous spire of the cathedral burned down and collapsed. The construction of the new spire can be seen as early as this year, said General Jean-Louis Georgelin, who is in charge of the repair and construction work. “Returning the spire to the skyline of the city will mean we are winning the battle of Notre Dame,” the army official told the Associated Press.

creating a safe environment for restorers and builders.

The government decided to restore a masterpiece of 12th century architecture as it was known before the fire. The 93-meter spire that rose above the cathedral in the 19th century according to the project of the architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc will also be recreated.

On Tuesday, March 7, an exhibition dedicated to reconstruction, scientific and technical developments, and some fragments of the interior of the cathedral left after the fire are presented.

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