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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

Place de la Cathedrale, Rouen, France
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Ranked #1 of 39 Attractions in Rouen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: This stunning Gothic structure is considered by some to be the town's most important architectural landmark.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Several major cathedrals are currently undergoing badly needed restoration (e.g. Orleans, Rouen etc.) but they are still worth seeing. The various bits of Notre-Dame Rouen that have been salvaged/rebuilt through the centuries show several variants of Gothic architectural style that one would be hard pressed to find in any other location. Plus you have the ornate cast iron spire that... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This is a very impressive cathedral - in nov 2014 some repairs are being made and portions are covered up. But the Christmas market is also outside, so it's a bit hard to get a good photo of the front. But you have some amazing things inside. Rollo is entombed here at the back and there is a tomb for... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Easy to find. Quiet and well worth a visit. Lots to look at. Sadly scaffolding outside prevented me from taking pictures.

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Rocky Mount, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We could not enjoy the façade that Monet made famous in mid-October because of the scaffolding associated with restoration work going on. Since the façade is a major attraction of the cathedral, the temporary work detracted from our visit. The interior feels somewhat colder than some of the other gothic cathedrals we visited, the stained glass overall not as awesome.... More

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Mission, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Point of Interest was the site of Joan of Arc being burned at the stake in Downtown. Parking underground was inexpensive and in the same square. Walking though from this site to Notre Dame Cathedral was about 5 city blocks with wall to wall shops, restaurants and bakeries/deli's. It was fun, packed with shoppers but most of all a beautiful... More

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Letchworth Garden City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Visiting Rouen early September 2014 with a group, we had the privilege of exploring this beautiful Cathedral which complemented many other worthwhile attractions in this attractive City. Of note was an evening Light and Music show obviously designed to be projected onto the front face of the Cathedral as a tribute to Monet and his artistry with colour. I recommend... More

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newcastle,nsw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Not only was Joan of Arc burnt around the back it also has Richard the lion hearts heart entombed. Plus Monet painted it often. Wedding cake gothic

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Leighton Buzzard, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Mix of very old , religious , old paintings Stained glass windows Outside , towering spires , photo opportunities abound ,

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tel aviv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

came on Sunday,when everything is closed.but-lucky us-we fell on some city holiday,so the place was bustling with life and farmers market.i wish i could spend here at least couple of days.The Cathedrale is gorgeous,the church is interesting,streets are lovely.J`adore fromage:p

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Marshall, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Loved seeing this Cathedral, but I was sad that the facade is partially shrouded in canvas for repair. That did not distract me from an enjoyable visit. It is free and open at several convenient times. It is within the city center. Be sure to stand across from the Cathedral against the wall of the TI. Monet set up his... More

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