21 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 21 sights are available in Rouen, France.

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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, and in architecture history as from 1876 to 1880, it was the tallest building in the world.

Wikipedia: Rouen Cathedral (EN)

3. Église Saint-Gervais

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The church of Saint-Gervais, 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. Temple Saint-Éloi

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

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

7. 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

8. Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine

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The Musée Flaubert et d'Histoire de la médecine is a museum in Rouen that occupies the birthplace of Gustave Flaubert, in the former Hôtel-Dieu. It has the label Musée de France and the label Maisons des Illustres. The Hôtel-Dieu has been listed as a historical monument since 11 March 1932.

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

9. Muséum d'histoire naturelle

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

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

10. Jeanne au bûcher

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Joan at the Stake, known as the statue of Joan at the Stake, is a stone statue of Joan of Arc, sculpted by Maxime Real del Sarte with the collaboration of Roger de Villiers in 1927 and erected in Rouen, Place du Vieux-Marché, outside the church of Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

Wikipedia: Jeanne au bûcher (statue) (FR)

11. 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)

12. Musée Le Secq des Tournelles

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The Musée Le Secq des Tournelles is a museum of ironwork located in a former disused church in Rouen. The building is located in the Vieux-Marché - Cathédrale 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. Chapelle Saint-Louis

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The former priory of Saint-Louis-de-la-Rougemare, located on the Place de la Rougemare in Rouen, is now home to the theatre of the Saint-Louis chapel. The former Saint-Louis chapel has been listed as a historical monument since 16 September 1957.

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

14. 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)

15. 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

16. 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)

17. Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel

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The church of Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel is a former Catholic church, now in ruins, the remains of which stand in the French commune of Rouen in the Seine-Maritime department, in the Normandy region. It was badly damaged in 1944.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel de Rouen (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. Église Saint-Vivien

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The Church of Saint-Vivien is a Roman Catholic place of worship in the Saint-Marc - Croix de Pierre - Saint-Nicaise district of Rouen, in the Seine-Maritime department of Normandy in north-western France.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Vivien de Rouen (FR)

21. Grosse pierre de Jelling

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Jelling stones are two runestones located in Jelling, Denmark. They have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1994. They consist of the small Jelling stone and the large Jelling stone.

Wikipedia: Grosse pierre de Jelling (FR)


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