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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Rouen, 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 11 sights are available in Rouen, France.

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1. Musée des Beaux-Arts

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Rouen Museum of Fine Arts is one of the main museums in France. It is located in the center of the city, facing Verdrel Square, in a building that was completely renovated in 1994. The Rouen Museum of Fine Arts was created in 1801 under the consulate of Napoleon Bonaparte by Chathal Decree. Its original collection was small in scale, but it developed considerably in the 19th century. Quoted in 1878 as "the most complete collection after Paris", there are still collections considered extraordinary in richness and scale. His graphic art studio has 8,000 works and is internationally renowned. Online resources--educational archives and youth brochures--help prepare for visits.

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2. 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.

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3. Cathédrale Notre-Dame

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Rouen Cathedral is a Roman 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.

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4. Église Saint-Maclou

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The Church of Saint-Maclou is a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, France 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.

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5. Maison natale Pierre Corneille

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The Pierre-Corneille Museum is a museum dedicated to the writer Pierre Corneille, located in his native house 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 pieces including the CID, before selling this family house in 1683.

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6. 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 since 1228, assigned to the reformed church in 1803, the parish is today a member of the United Protestant Church in France.

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7. 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.

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8. Square Marcel Halbout

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Square Marcel-Halbout is a square of 5,240 square metres located in the Croix de Pierre district of Rouen, France. It was named after Marcel Halbutt from Rouen, who was a resistance fighter in World War II. The entrance is Legouy Street.

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9. Centre de ressources du Munaé

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The National Museum of Education (Muna é) is a museum in Rouen, France. It is one of the most famous museums in the "City of Hundred Steeples". This is the service of Canop é network. It has the label of a French museum.

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10. Grosse pierre de Jelling

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Jelling stones are two runic stones located in Jelling, Denmark. They have been listed since 1994 on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1994. They consist of the little jelling stone and the big jelling stone.

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11. Église Saint-Godard

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The Saint-Godard church is a place of Catholic worship in the city center of Rouen, in the Vieux-Marché-Cathedral district, located with the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles and the Museum of Fine Arts.

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