Listen: Victor Hugo, Notre Dom And Paris discussed on KCBS Radio Midday News
"American and French troops celebrated their after liberating Paris from the Germans in World War Two over time, the exquisite exterior has eroded. But the last major renovation here was more than one hundred fifty years ago. Partly inspired by Victor Hugo's depiction of the cathedral's decay in The Hunchback of Notre Dom. The novel later adapted into several films. There's a risk to the whole falling down last year. We took a rare look behind the scenes at the latest round of repairs aimed at restoring the thuja crumbling facade, which was estimated at one hundred eighty five million dollars"