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1. Abbatiale Saint-Ouen
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.
2. Cathédrale Notre-Dame
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.
3. Église Saint-Gervais
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.
4. Église Saint-Maclou
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.
5. Tour Jeanne d'Arc
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.
6. Maison natale Pierre Corneille
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.
7. Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine
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.
8. Temple Saint-Éloi
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.
9. Muséum d'histoire naturelle
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.
10. Square Marcel Halbout
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.
11. Chapelle Saint-Louis
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.
12. Musée Le Secq des Tournelles
13. Albert Ettinger
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'.
14. Centre de ressources du Munaé
15. Chapelle Corneille
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.
16. Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel
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.
17. Ancienne église Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers
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.
18. Musée de la Céramique
19. Église Saint-Godard
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.
20. Grosse pierre de Jelling
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.
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