Paris has always been known to have the aura of romance and mystery and has been the setting for many novels and movies. One of the notable masterpiece: The Hunchback of the Notre Dame by Victor Hugo.
Arrived in Gare Du Nord (Thalys from Amsterdam Centraal) around 10am, after that heading to my hotel for early checked in at Hotel Esmeralda – a hotel just opposite Île de la Cité, very strategically located with a million dollar view: The Notre-Dame. I will mention in details about the hotel in Part 2 🙂
So lets begin..
“387 steps, there is no elevator to the top of the South Tower.
It’s best to be in good shape.” (from the Notre-Dame official page)
Yes dear, 387 steps!