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St. Maclou's Church

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Address: 3, rue Eugene Dutuit | St-Maclou, 76000 Rouen, France
Phone Number: 02-35-71-71-72
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: A beautifully ornate Gothic church located on the Rue Saint-Romain.

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A beautiful church in a lovely peaceful area - not too far from the centre of the city and worth the walk

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is the second church of Rouen that is behind the major church. No distinguishing characteristics. Also no entrance charge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A beautiful church in a lovely peaceful area - not too far from the centre of the city and worth the walk

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This church is noted as the best example of Flamboyant Gothic architecture in France. Construction of the church began in 1435. The decorations of the Church are very macabre ( dark, brooding, etc.) which is consistent with the Black Plague which was ravaging this region at that time. It's western facade is towerless with 5 gilded porches. Patrons of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The church exterior was being cleaned when we visited, but it barely detracted from the beauty of the church. The artisanship displayed alone in the exterior of st. Maclou is worth the visit. We were unable to enter, but the surrounding streets made the visit worthwhile also. This part of Rouen is older than we can fathom as Americans, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

And it is very easy to also tour since it is right in back of Notre Dame! Amazingly beautiful historic Eglise--es back to back!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We only saw the outside of this church, but it was beautiful - a wonderful example of late Gothic architecture. Its setting in a rather quaint old square added to the effect too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Another nice old church with a ton of history and art. The stained glass is from 15th century. Much of the glass is left survived WWII. I would make another visit to this site. You only need about 1 hour for a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Church of Saint Maclou,is in a beautiful setting, and well worth the visit. Although smallish [75 by 180 feet long] the church has a richness in its decoration with perforated gables. The pointed tracery looked like flickering flames to me and typical of the flamboyant French style.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

St. Maclou's church is a beauty of Rouen. It is a great example of Flamboyant Gothic style of the 15th century, the predecessor of Renaissance. Magnificent exterior with elaborate statues and solemn interior of the church with elegant organ is a perfect example of amazing Gothic style. I still cannot comprehend in full how all these gorgeous Gothic cathedrals were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Loved both the outside and the inside of this beautiful church - so much detail. Also look up and notice those windows which are the original windows and those which were replaced after the war - you will see the big difference!

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Additional Information about St. Maclou's Church

Address: 3, rue Eugene Dutuit | St-Maclou, 76000 Rouen, France
Phone Number: 02-35-71-71-72
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Rouen
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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