Rouen Things to Do

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  • 1. NOTREDAME CATHEDRAL

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    The Cathedral is in the heart of the historic city. is a roman catholic gothic architecture cathedral and is the seat of the Archbishop of Rouen And Normandy.. The building contains the tomb of...

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  • 2. Eglise Jeanne d'Arc - Vieux Marche

    In the Vieux Marche area is the Joan of Arc Church completed in 1979. in the area that she was burned at the stake in 1431. The curves of the roof are ment to depict the flames that consumed her. Joan...

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  • 3. GROS HORLOGE

    This is a symbol literally of the city, all come here to see it and for many years it was closed, now its open renovated, beautiful again. The Gothic belfry houses since its construction at the end...

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  • 4. The abbey church of Saint-Ouen

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    More impressive than Rouen's Notre Dame Cathedral is, in my opinion, the Abbey Church of St Ouen. It's also HUGE! This grand old church, built in the Norman Gothic style, was started in 1318. The...

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  • 5. ARCHITECTURE

    Yet another masterpiece of the flamboyant Gothic style which has been so popular in Rouen's history it seems, the Palais de Justice (Law Courts) was little more than a bombed out shell at the end of...

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  • 6. OTHER CHURCHES

    one of the icon churches of Rouen. another must see while in town. Open from April 1 to October 31 Saturdays and Sundays from 10h- 12h and 14h-18h. From November 1 to March 31 open Saturdays and...

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  • 7. Saint-Maclou's Aître

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    AITRE SAINT MACLOU Originally aitre (Atrium Latin: central square enclose at the entrance of a Roman villa and by extrapolation of a church) was a cemetery. Traced back to 1348, for the black...

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  • 8. CITY SCENES

    The Rue Joan Arc is a street that runs from the rail station down to the river Seine. if you take this route most of the places of interest are to the left and right has you walk along. With a map to...

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  • 9. museum of fine arts/Beaux-Arts

    or musée des beaux-arts. One of the best in France.Open from 10h -18hclosed tuesdays and holidays, admission is 5 € adultsThe collection, one of the most...

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  • 10. Holocaust Memorial

    Next to the Tour Jeanne d'Arc on Rue du Donjon is this little memorial to those deported to the Nazi-concentration camps and death camps during the WWII...

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  • 11. Tour Jeanne d'Arc

    Rouen used to be dominated by a huge castle built by King Philippe-Auguste between 1204 and 1210. All that is left of this great castle now is one of it's 8...

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  • 12. Musée des Beaux-Arts

    The Musée des Beaux-Arts (Fine arts museum) of Rouen is crammed full of impressionist paintings including a vast number by some very big names. In fact the...

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  • 13. Musee des Beaux- Arts

    This is just a few blocks from the cathedral. It is a beautiful museum with several floors of art work. We had wanted to see things on St. Joan of Arc, and...

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  • 14. Exchequer of Normandy

    Facing Rouen Cathedral's Tour de Beurre stands the small Gothic building of the House of Exchequer Louis of Orlean, governor of Normandy in 1492, was crowned...

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  • 15. Meet Monet, Pissaro, Gaugin and others

    Meet Monet, Pissaro, Gaugin and others The Museum of Fine Arts offers a complete journey to the land of the most famous Impressionists: Especially Monet who...

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  • 16. Chateau Vascoeuil

    Chateau Vascoeuil is not in Rouen but it is a lovely day trip and probably qualifies as Off the Beaten Path. You are definitely out in the countryside and it is...

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  • 17. The Musee Le Secq des Tourelles is Different

    The museum is installed in the former St.-Laurent Church. It has a large collection of artistic iron work from every period from prehistoric onward. The...

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  • 18. Visit the Musee des Beaux-Arts

    The Museum of Fine Arts moved to its present location in 1887 where its most impressive collection can be adequately seen. It not only is one of the most...

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  • 19. Square Verdrel

    If you would like to relax after a full days of exploration the Square Verdrel is the green oasis right in the town centre of Rouen. A beautiful park with a...

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  • 20. The Old Town

    Rouen's old town offers splendid explorations of narrow medieval lanes, half timbered houses and cobblestone streets. Almost the entire town centre around the...

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  • 21. Museum of Antiquities

    The museum offers one of the greatest collections of Antiquities. Gallo-Roman and Merovingian archeology, art objects from the Renaissance and the Middle Ages;...

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  • 22. Fine Arts Museum

    An outstanding collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures is complemented by furniture and other art objects. Among the more famous paintings are works by...

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  • 23. Palais de Justice

    Without a doubt this is one of the most important and most beautiful examples of civil architecture from the late Middle Ages. Formerly the Normandy Parliament...

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  • 24. Place de Vieux Marché (Old Market Square)

    Joan of Arc was burned at stake here on May 30, 1431 in the midst of the Hundred Year war. In Joan’s memory a huge cross has been erected on this site. The...

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  • 25. Joan of Arc Tower

    This tower formed part of the castle built by French King Philippe Auguste in 1204. This castle was the scene of Joan of Arc’s trial and it was in the tower...

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