All roads lead from Paris...at least that's what the mapmakers envisioned when they set Point Zero for France in front of Notre Dame.
The view from the West: Notre Dame's main doors, central rose window and openwork gallery are visible, along with the long lines of people waiting to see the cathedral's interiors.
Chimieres, or gargoyles jut over the side of the building.
Exterior views of the cathedral's right side.
Exquisite carved details over an arched side door.
Chimieres jut over this row of arched gothic windows.