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Address: 25 Place du General de Gaulle | BP666, 76000, Rouen, France
Phone Number: 2 32 08 32 40
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A large 16th century church surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows.

A large 16th century church surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows.

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Fantastic place!

Such an utterly gorgeous place and so peaceful. Fabulous architecture and well worth a visit. In a beautiful setting too smack in the middle of Rouen, surrounded by shops. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Solihull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such an utterly gorgeous place and so peaceful. Fabulous architecture and well worth a visit. In a beautiful setting too smack in the middle of Rouen, surrounded by shops. You really feel the peace when you walk in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the time. Beatifull windows and a great park around the cathedral. Go and have a look when you are in town.

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by the number of great churches in Rouen, some of which could easily be considered Cathedrals in other places. It spoke to the importance of Rouen as Capital of Normandy and home of important historic figures in medieval French and English history. Right next to the Hotel de Ville is the great church, Abbatiale Saint-Ouen. I entered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The apartment we rented during our time in Rouen was close enough to St. Ouen's that we got to hear the quarterly chimes all times of the day. And I personally had some experience with William Klein's films, so I was eager to see his retrospective of photography. And it is excellent, sorting out his people-centric and sometimes fashion-centric work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

because it was built over several centuries according to the original plan hence a great sense of orderly continuity and because the XIXth C paraphernalia and the chairs have been removed hence a great sense of space. Look at the 18th C. choir railings, they are gorgeous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

A lovely building with eighty stained glass windows. Beautiful architecture and carvings and surprisingly light.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

No longer used as a religious institution but still very much a beautiful church. This gothic masterpiece is in a park setting. It has a part of old cloisters which are barely seen on the side and not accessible.,The nave has a very high ceiling and where the altar was, was so well positioned for anywhere in the church. At... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This huge former abbey is now used as an expo hall for the most part. The building itself, both out and in is gorgeous though and worth visiting (free entry).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Within walking distance of the main cathedral. This church is on a huge scale and is almost a mini cathedral. Well worth a visit and has amazing detailing in Gothic design. Seek this church out and be amazed. You can visit inside but be aware it is shut between 12 noon and 2pm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

The exterior of the church is typical gothic. The interior is quite simple compared to many European churches, which we found it refreshing. We came to see the famous organ, and was very pleased when the organist started to play. Sitting in this simple church with just a few other tourists, hearing the organ played, is a bliss.

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