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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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This stunning Gothic structure is considered by some to be the town's most important architectural landmark.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a huge cathedral and the west front, painted by so many Turner and Ruskin as well as Monet, is very impressive. The Cathedral was lucky to survive the 1944 bombs and a lot of the glass has yet to br replaced. That said...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monet’s masterful Impressionist paintings of the west front of Rouen’s Cathedral of Notre Dame are 19th C artistic interpretations of this Gothic masterpiece. In spite of an abundance of tourists, the cathedral’s exterior views offer insight to what Monet experienced, as a placard is set...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gargoyles, dark spires, gothic architecture. Amazing. It is so impressive. The cobblestone alleys around the church gave me the impression of being in Diagonal Alley.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A most impressive cathedral! It is an enormous gothic cathedral with such a high ceiling. It is free to enter. The front of this cathedral is mind blowing. There are countless spires. There is such an abundance of statues and ornamentation that we stood there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Spectacular cathedral and history. Breathtaking and hard to believe this cathedral is over 800 years old and destroyed during WW2. The dedication to rebuild the cathedral is an inspiration. Worth taking a day trip from Paris to visit the cathedral and beautiful city of Rouen.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

A must-see in Rouen. This historic cathedral is full of history and beauty and also pays tribute to the many citizens who endured such hardships and who struggled to rebuild their beloved cathedral after the war. A very moving visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What’s to say.... a lovely cathedral in a lovely city. Glass and explanations of history etc very presented. If in the city it’s a must see.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The cathedral provides a wonderful opportunity for prayer and rest. It is well maintained and centrally located.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

I could not believe how this beautiful cathedral resembled the artists' drawings. It is very close to the waterway and thankfully, was spared during the WWII bombings. Do not miss this!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

We had a guide from our River Cruise as we toured this beautiful structure.... It did seem as if EVERY single city along the Seine had its own Notre Dame... but it was wonderful to compare them....

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Annflans | Reviewed this property |
We did see docents in the Cathedrale giving tours in several languages... we did not see where you arranged these tours. Looked in the gift shop but no luck. Don’t miss the Joan d’Arc museum near the Cathedrale. Very well... More
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Very easy, it’s a half a mile walk from the river cruise boats.
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Response from AlanKershaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes and the tomb containing the heart of Richard
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