Standing by the Seine looking up at the church, Parisian Guillaume Nani took in the new look of the 850 year old building.
“It reminded me of an event that happened when I was 10, an event that shaped not only France but the rest of the world - the World Trade Center attacks,”
"I think it is our obligation as citizens and as Muslims to participate in the reconstruction of this beautiful cathedral," Kamel Kabtane, President of the Council of Rhone Mosques told Euronews.
The French president vowed the cathedral would be even more beautiful than before, in a televised address to the nation.
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Several cities in Hungary have offered donations toward the reconstruction of Notre Dame as a form of repaying kindness to Paris, which sent help during a natural disaster in Hungary more than a century ago
Click and swipe the central line across the image below to explore how the blaze has altered the appearance of the 12th century structure.
Some French political parties have suspended their European election campaigns after the fire that ravaged the iconic Notre Dame cathedral on Monday night.
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EU politicians lament the loss of Notre Dame.
Amid the launch of a national collection to fund repairs for the Notre Dame cathedral, some of France's richest families and firms have already pledged millions of euros.
Officials believe the fire that ravaged the world-famous cathedral in Paris was begun acccidentally, and could be linked to restoration work.
Notre Dame is not only a Catholic emblem but a place where French history and culture converge.
An icon of French history is now black and burnt- the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral has been devastated by a fire, leaving France in mourning for a national icon.
US President Donald Trump suggested using water-bombing aircraft to extinguish the Notre Dame fire and French authorities shut it down immediately.
"On the crest of the highest gallery, higher than the central rose window, there was a great flame rising between the two towers with whirlwinds of sparks, a vast, disordered, and furious flame," he wrote.