We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 3 rue Eugene Dutuit | St-Maclou, 76000, Rouen, France
Phone Number: 02-35-71-71-72
Website
Today
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description:

A beautifully ornate Gothic church located on the Rue Saint-Romain.

Book In Advance
More Info
$566*
and up
Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen
More Info
$96*
and up
Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Bayeux
More Info
$424*
and up
Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 246 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Make sure you are in Rouen Saturday through Monday (or Thursdays during the summer)

The first time I visited Rouen, I was very sad that I was not there on one of the days that Saint Maclou is open to the public (Saturday, Sunday and Monday afternoons), because... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Charming_Karl
,
New York City, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

246 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 62: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
1,047 reviews
572 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first time I visited Rouen, I was very sad that I was not there on one of the days that Saint Maclou is open to the public (Saturday, Sunday and Monday afternoons), because the exterior is very beautiful and I thought the inside might be equally compelling. This time, since we were staying for 3 weeks, we had ample... More 

Helpful?
Thank Charming_Karl
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
884 reviews
506 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The "bow" spanning the interior is very rare, so worth the visit, and it's free so don't hesitate to step in

Helpful?
Thank Jurgen B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone will be visiting the Notre Dame, but this gem is just what your visit needs to make it complete. The square is almost cosy with the well kept houses and charming restaurants.

Helpful?
Thank MaudyStrens
Hastings
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's possible that the architecture is even more over the top than The Cathedral.The church is white and literally smothered in carvings and detail like the most outrageous wedding cake you've ever seen.

Helpful?
1 Thank Holyroller2014
Pitea, Sweden
Level Contributor
126 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are big fans of churches and cathedrals and this was amazing! Especially the outside I would say, very gothic and so many ornaments! A very amazing suspended crucifixion inside that I have never seen before! Entry is free!

Helpful?
1 Thank Cecilia J
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
306 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Again, another example of gothic flamboyance!! particularly striking is the suspended crucifixtion which I have never seen before. In terms of the Gothic! I would say that personally speaking, there is more to see than in Paris.

Helpful?
1 Thank brian t
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
145 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Beautiful gothic church in the heart of Old Rouen, this church has put it all on the outside looks, with its numerous sculptures and decorations. From the inside, it is a cold and undecorated church that has not a lot to offer. Entry is free.

Helpful?
1 Thank Isa-Francis
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
294 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

When we walk in this church, our first impression was like step into part of history, everything look age and retain in the original condition from the day it was built, we felt lucky to be here, found a treasure from some long distance past history.

Helpful?
Thank hkvisitor1997
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
89 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

An amazing example of the flamboyant gothic style. Though severely damaged in WW2, nicely restored. Imposing internal vaults and external carved open windows.

Helpful?
Thank Peter H
Bloomington, Indiana
Level Contributor
34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is a stunning example of Flamboyant Gothic architecture in Old Rouen. We saw the exterior but never got inside even though our apartment was a block away--it's closed on Tues., Wed., and Thurs., the 3 days we happened to be in Rouen.

Helpful?
Thank LeeF301

Travelers who viewed St. Maclou's Church also viewed

 

Been to St. Maclou's Church? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of St. Maclou's Church and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from St. Maclou's Church staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?