Press room



Notre-Dame de Paris, a masterpiece of faith, art and history, is the Cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris.

It is one of the most well-known symbols of the French capital, and the most visited monument in France, in front of the Eiffel Tower.

The Cathedral attracts 12 million followers, pilgrims and visitors a year. It is the place of great diocesan and national celebrations.




Request a filming permission, shooting, interview

Requests for accreditation (interview, filming and shooting) must be made 1 week in advance.

FOR the Interior of the Cathedral: contact the communication and press Department:

Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral
Communication service
6 Notre-Dame forecourt – Place Jean-Paul II
75004 Paris


FOR the outside (Parvis) of the Cathedral : send the request for authorisation to the Prefecture of police.

Paris police prefecture
Shooting service
9 Boulevard du Palais
75004 Paris
Phone number: + 33 1 53 71 42 35
Fax: + 33 1 53 71 67 64

FOR TOURS : send the request for authorisation to the commercial tour of the Cathedral towers contact the national monument Centre.




Light a candle at Notre-Dame