Reims, FranceNotre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Reims), the Roman Catholic cathedral where the kings of France were once crowned, and the seat of the Archdiocese of Reims.

Construction on this cathedral began shortly after a fire on July 6, 1210 destroyed the previous church.

Reims Cathedral was seriously damaged by German shellfire at the beginning of World War I in 1914. Restoration work, funded significantly by American billionaire John D. Rockefeller and his Rockefeller Foundation, began in 1919 and still continues.

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