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By this stage, the western facade had also been laid out, though it was not completed until around the mid-1240s.
Between 12, the fourth architect oversaw the construction of the level with the rose window and the great halls beneath the towers.
Where, I ask, would they find such light-filled amenities as the many surrounding chapels?
Furthermore, let them tell me in what church I may see such a large cross, of which one arm separates the choir from the nave.
A bailiff's report said the store almost exclusively stocked halal products.
The cathedral treasury contains a reliquary, which houses some of Catholicism's most important relics, including the purported Crown of Thorns, a fragment of the True Cross, and one of the Holy Nails.
In the 1790s, Notre-Dame suffered desecration in the radical phase of the French Revolution when much of its religious imagery was damaged or destroyed.
In response, the cathedral's architects built supports around the outside walls, and later additions continued the pattern.
The total surface area is 5,500 m² (interior surface 4,800 m²).