Staff have been photographed scaling the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, almost 11 months after a fireplace ravaged the French capital’s 850-year-old landmark.

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On Monday, restoration staff had been seen on the frilly scaffolding surrounding the roof, while some abseiled down the facade of the cathedral.

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On 15 April 2019, the world regarded on as a fireplace engulfed the cathedral, inflicting the Gothic constructing’s spire and roof to break down.

1000’s of individuals gathered within the streets across the cathedral, observing the flames in silence.

Some may very well be seen brazenly weeping, whereas others sang hymns or stated prayers.

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The primary construction, together with the 2 bell towers, was saved.

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President Emmanuel Macron known as it a “horrible tragedy”.

Visiting the scene, the president stated the cathedral was a constructing “for all French individuals”, together with those that had by no means been there.

“We’ll rebuild Notre-Dame collectively”, he stated as he praised the “excessive braveness” and “professionalism” of the firefighters.

The president set a five-year objective for its reconstruction.

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In October 2019, the French tradition ministry stated almost €1bn (£850m; $1.1bn) had been raised or pledged for the work.

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Final December, the cathedral didn’t maintain a Christmas Mass for the primary time in additional than 200 years, as restore works continued.

Midnight Mass occurred on the close by church of Saint-Germain l’Auxerrois as a substitute.

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A Unesco World Heritage website, Notre-Dame has stood tall above Paris because the 1200s.

Earlier than the fireplace, the cathedral obtained virtually 13 million guests every year, greater than the Eiffel Tower.

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Building of the Notre-Dame in Paris’s Île de la Cité started underneath the reign of Louis VII in 1163.

The primary stone of the gothic constructing was laid within the presence of Pope Alexander III, however building wasn’t accomplished till 1345.

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The landmark has given its title to one of many nation’s literary masterpieces. Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is understood to the French merely as Notre-Dame de Paris.

The final time the cathedral suffered main harm was throughout the French Revolution. It survived two world wars largely unscathed.

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