8 Sights in Caen, France (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Caen, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Caen, France.

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1. Église Saint-Étienne

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The Saint-Étienne de Caen or Abbey Saint-Étienne de Caen church is a place of Catholic worship located in Caen in Normandy. Built from the 11th century by Guillaume the conqueror as abbey of the abbey to men, or Saint-Etienne abbey, it became a parish church after the French Revolution. It should not be confused with the Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux church located nearby.

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2. Église Notre-Dame de la Gloriette

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Église Notre-Dame de la Gloriette SDAP / Public domain

Notre Dame Church of Glory is a church in the center of Caen. Built by Jesuits in the late 17th century, it was decriminalized during the French Revolution and then returned to Catholic worship in 1802. It is now often used in classical concerts. This monument has been listed as a historical site since July 9, 1909.

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3. Église Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs

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St. Nicholas Church, sometimes known as St. Nicholas-de-Champs-Elysees, is a church built in the 11th century at "Bourg-L 'Abb é" in Caen. It has been listed as a historic monument since August 20, 1913. His cemetery has been a protected site since 1939, and it is also known for his brotherhood and his Matrologue.

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4. Hôtel de Ville

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The Abbey of Saint-Étienne, also known as Abbaye aux Hommes by contrast with the Abbaye aux Dames, is a former Benedictine monastery in the French city of Caen, Normandy, dedicated to Saint Stephen. It was founded in 1063 by William the Conqueror and is one of the most important Romanesque buildings in Normandy.

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5. Tour Guillaume-Le-Roy

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The Leroy tower sometimes called Tour Guillaume-le-Roy, from the 14th century, is one of the main vestiges of urban fortifications, which stands in the French commune of Caen in the Calvados department, in the Normandy region. The tower was also called in the past Tour Bazin, Basse-Rue, Lévi and Saint-Malo.

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6. Église Saint-Gilles

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Église Saint-Gilles Auteur inconnuUnknown author / Public domain

St. Gilles de Caen Church is an ancient Catholic parish church located in Caen, dedicated to the hermit Gilles. The church has been listed as a historical monument since 1862. Destroyed in 1944, the site was transformed into a public garden, leaving only the remains.

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7. Église Saint-Sauveur

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Église Saint-Sauveur DennisPeeters (talk) / Public domain

St. Sauvre Church is a Catholic place of worship in the old downtown of Caen. Before 1802, this church was called Notre Dame. Since 1802, it has been dedicated to the Divine Savior (Jesus Christ). This monument has been listed as a historical site since 1889.

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8. Manoir des Gens d'Armes

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Manoir des Gens d'Armes Jean-Eugène Durand / Public domain

Manoir des Gens d 'Armes, also known as Manoir de Nollent or Manoir de la Talbotißre, is a 15th-century estate in Caen, in the Normandy region of France. It has been listed as a historical monument since 1862.

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