20 Sights in Rouen, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Rouen, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Rouen, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Rouen

1. Abbatiale Saint-Ouen

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Saint-Ouen Abbey, is a large Gothic Catholic church and former Benedictine monastic church in Rouen. It is named for Audoin, 7th-century bishop of Rouen in modern Normandy, France. The church's name is sometimes anglicized as St Owen's. Built on a similar scale to nearby Rouen Cathedral, the abbey is famous for both its architecture and its large, unaltered Cavaillé-Coll organ, which was described by Charles-Marie Widor as "a Michelangelo of an organ". With the cathedral and the Church of Saint-Maclou, Saint-Ouen is one of the principal French Gothic monuments of the city.

Wikipedia: Saint-Ouen Abbey, Rouen (EN)

2. Cathédrale Notre-Dame

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Rouen Cathedral is a Catholic church in Rouen, Normandy, France. It is the see of the Archbishop of Rouen, Primate of Normandy. It is famous for its three towers, each in a different style. The cathedral, built and rebuilt over a period of more than eight hundred years, has features from Early Gothic to late Flamboyant and Renaissance architecture. It also has a place in art history as the subject of a series of impressionist paintings by Claude Monet.

Wikipedia: Rouen Cathedral (EN)

3. Église Saint-Gervais

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The Saint-Gervais church, located on Place Saint-Gervais and Rue Claude-Groulard in Rouen, was built between 1868 and 1874 by the architect Martin Pierre. The current church, in neo-Romanesque style, with ribbed vaults, succeeds a priory dependent on the Abbey of the Trinity of Fécamp, originally built outside the walls. The crypt of the church, dating from the early Middle Ages, is listed as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Gervais de Rouen (FR)

4. Église Saint-Maclou

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The Church of Saint-Maclou is a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, France, named after the Saint Malo, which is considered one of the best examples of the Flamboyant style of Gothic architecture in France. Saint-Maclou, along with Rouen Cathedral, the Palais de Justice, and the Church of St. Ouen, form a famous ensemble of significant Gothic buildings in Rouen. Its spire reaches a height of 83 meters.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint-Maclou (EN)

5. Tour Jeanne d'Arc

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Rouen Castle was a fortified ducal and royal residence in the city of Rouen, capital of the duchy of Normandy, now in France. With the exception of the tower wrongly associated with Joan of Arc, which was restored by Viollet-le-Duc, the castle was destroyed at the end of the 16th century, its stones quarried for other construction.

Wikipedia: Rouen Castle (EN)

6. Maison natale Pierre Corneille

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The Pierre-Corneille Museum is a museum dedicated to the writer Pierre Corneille, located in his birthplace in Rouen, near the Place du Vieux-Marché. Pierre Corneille, who was born there on June 6, 1606, lived there for 56 years, writing his plays including Le Cid, before selling this family home in 1683.

Wikipedia: Musée Pierre-Corneille (Rouen) (FR), Website

7. Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine

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Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine François Leclercq / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Flaubert and the History of Medicine Museum is a museum of Rouen which occupies the birthplace of Gustave Flaubert, in the old Hôtel-Dieu. He has the Musée de France label and the Maisons des Illustres label. The Hôtel-Dieu has been registered as a historic monuments since March 11, 1932.

Wikipedia: Musée Flaubert et d'histoire de la médecine (FR), Website

8. Temple Saint-Éloi

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The Protestant Temple Saint-Éloi de Rouen is a religious building located at Place du Pasteur-Martin-Luther-King in Rouen. Former Catholic church of 1228 during the Revolution, it was assigned to the Reformed Church in 1803. The parish is today a member of the United Protestant Church in France.

Wikipedia: Temple protestant Saint-Éloi de Rouen (FR), Website

9. Muséum d'histoire naturelle

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The Museum of Rouen was founded in 1828 by Adrien Charles Deshommets de Martainville, mayor of Rouen. He occupies the Sainte-Marie convent, in Rouen, in France. He holds the Museum of France label. It is part of the meeting of Metropolitan Museums Rouen Normandy since January 1, 2016.

Wikipedia: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Rouen (FR), Website

10. Square Marcel Halbout

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Square Marcel-Halbout is a square with an area of 2,900 m2 located in the Croix de Pierre district of Rouen (France). It is named after Marcel Halbout (1895-1958) from Rouen, a member of the Resistance during the Second World War. The entrance is via rue Legouy.

Wikipedia: Square Marcel-Halbout (FR)

11. Chapelle Saint-Louis

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The former Saint-Louis-de-la-Rougemare priory, located on Place de la Rougemare, in Rouen, now hosts the Théâtre de la Chapelle Saint-Louis. The old Saint-Louis chapel has been the subject of a classification as historic monuments since September 16, 1957.

Wikipedia: Prieuré Saint-Louis-de-la-Rougemare (FR)

12. Musée Le Secq des Tournelles

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The Le Secq des Tournelles museum is a ironwork museum installed in an old disused church in Rouen. The building is located in the Vieux-Marche-Cathedral district, in the immediate vicinity of the Saint-Godard church and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Musée Le Secq des Tournelles (FR), Website

13. Albert Ettinger

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A Stolperstein is a ten-centimetre (3.9 in) concrete cube bearing a brass plate inscribed with the name and life dates of victims of Nazi extermination or persecution. Literally, it means 'stumbling stone' and metaphorically 'stumbling block'.

Wikipedia: Stolperstein (EN)

14. Centre de ressources du Munaé

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The National Museum of Education (Munaé) is a French museum located in Rouen; It is among the most famous museum establishments in the "city with a hundred bell towers". It is a canopé network service. He has the Musée de France label.

Wikipedia: Musée national de l'Éducation (FR), Website

15. Chapelle Corneille

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Saint-Louis Church, often referred as Lycée Corneille's Chapel, was a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, Normandy, France. The building was formerly the chapel of the nearby Lycée Corneille. In 2016, it was turned into an auditorium.

Wikipedia: Saint-Louis Church, Rouen (EN)

16. Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel

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The Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel Church is an ancient Catholic church, now in ruins, whose remains stand in the French commune of Rouen in the Seine-Maritime department, in the Normandy region. It was severely damaged in 1944.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel de Rouen (FR)

17. Ancienne église Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers

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The Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers room is an old church, which is on the street of the same name, north of the Place du Vieux-Marché, in Rouen. The church has been registered as historic monuments since January 10, 1928.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers (FR)

18. Musée de la Céramique

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The Rouen Ceramic Museum is a museum located in the hôtel d'Hocqueville in the French city of Rouen. It has the title Museum of France. It was established in 1864, and contains a collection of around 5000 pieces.

Wikipedia: Rouen Ceramic Museum (EN), Website

19. Église Saint-Godard

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The Church of Saint-Godard is a Catholic place of worship in the city center of Rouen, in the Vieux-Marché / Cathédrale district, located near the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles and the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Godard de Rouen (FR)

20. Grosse pierre de Jelling

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Jelling Stones are two rune stones located in Jelling, Denmark. Since 1994, they have been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. They consist of the small stone of Jelling and the big stone of Jelling.

Wikipedia: Grosse pierre de Jelling (FR)


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