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Rue du Gros-Horloge

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Address: Centre-Ville, Rouen, France
Phone Number: 0262864621
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Wonderful historic feature

The clock on the arch (and the arch itself) are beautiful and provide a great landmark. The street itself is filled with fun stores (and a good grocery carrying alcohol and sort... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kristin B
Lander, Wyoming

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Lander, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The clock on the arch (and the arch itself) are beautiful and provide a great landmark. The street itself is filled with fun stores (and a good grocery carrying alcohol and sort of a small department store; very handy.) Very historic and business all day and night. As the evening wore on, too many street panhandlers but still felt quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the city of Rouen feels as if one has gone back in time to Medieval France with cobblestone streets and little stores with beautiful wooden signs depicting the trades - this road is lovely with stores, crepe stands and history - what more could you want?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clock itself is fine, not overwhelmingly amazing but worth a photo. The street is lovely, cobbled and lined with little shops and cafes. This street is one of the main tourist spots in Rouen so I'd recommend a quick visit and then head east towards the quieter part of town to check out the less busy streets.

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Evreux, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rate of very good is perhaps too much, but average is not enough... If you walk along this street you could be disappointed even the view on the "Gros Horloge", on old houses and some part of the cathedral are very nice, but too many people and too many stores without any interest. What I suggest is to spend... More 

1 Thank philippe27120
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't help passing this many times, day and night as we walked around. A worthy emblem of the city and certainly worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you start walking from the west end of the Rue du Gros-Horloge you get the best impression of the Horloge (clock). Stop under it and take in the wonderful stone work, then continue on until you emerge in the plaza before the great Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. We're talking a 2 block walk with a wonderful treat at the... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The main travel route to get to most major sites. Loaded with shops of all types. A great street for people watching. Most of the tour groups pass thru here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Loved this quaint little town, filled with charm. Short walk to the Cathedral and many cute little shops. Excellent photo op! Don't miss it!

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a lovely street in the historic center of Rouen, lined with nice shops and restaurants. The architecture is beautiful and the clock tower is definitely a must see. A great place to stroll, shop, dine, people watch and do pause and admire the intricacies of the clock. My time here was fun.

Thank fiamma11
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Whether by night or day, it's a striking piece of French architecture and you really can't miss it if you're walking round the town.

Thank SunshineRob

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