Reims Cathedral |The only Cathedral damaged in WW1 | Structures Insider

Updated: Feb 17, 2020

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  • Notre-Dame de Reims meaning "Our Lady of Reims", known in English as Reims Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the French city of its same name.

  • The cathedral was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is famous for being the traditional location for the coronation of the kings of France.

  • Construction of Reims Cathedral began in the 13th century and concluded in the 15th century.

  • The cathedral, a major tourist destination, receives about one million visitors annually.

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Fast Facts🚧


  • Length: 149.17 m (489.4 ft)

  • Floor area: 6,650 m2 (71,600 sq ft)

  • Number of towers: 2

  • Tower height: 81 m (266 ft)

  • Bells: 2 (in the south tower)