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.

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Book In Advance
2,525
All photos (2,525)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
This stunning Gothic structure is considered by some to be the town's most important architectural landmark.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Place de la Cathedrale, Rouen, France
Website
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
from $260.25
More Info
Reviews (3,887)
Filter reviews
1,318 results
Traveler rating
859
398
55
3
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
859
398
55
3
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews light show beautiful cathedral richard the lion heart claude monet notre dame well worth a visit awe inspiring gothic architecture stained glass during wwii old town steak facade tomb rollo france damage
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,318 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Rouen is impressive with its magnificent cathrales with this one being massive! All are impressive but with all of them is one city is breathtaking. I love Rouen.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amysun2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rouen is really beautiful with a lot of places to be visited, but the Cathedral Notre-Dame is very special. Also with kids can be be very interesting to have a good time with a huge historical background. Enjoy it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RonaldoN233
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the rude man at the door, I found this place amazing. A person could spend hours just mesmerised.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 483trishm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited it on Christmas eve when they had Christmas market outside the cathedral. The architecture is gothic with extreme intricate details. I recommend buying tickets in advance. Its the highlight of Rouen (Visited Dec2016)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SamreenAhsanCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we entered at the main entrance of the cathedral, we were not allowed to go in until we paid an entrance fee to some obviously *not catholic* thugs just outside the door. Has anyone else experienced this?

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gabriolagertie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it will suprise you as this is not a "well known" french cathedral but as with Rouen tself, it really is lovely.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NicholasC2081
Reviewed November 20, 2018

It is a huge cathedral and the west front, painted by so many Turner and Ruskin as well as Monet, is very impressive. The Cathedral was lucky to survive the 1944 bombs and a lot of the glass has yet to br replaced. That said...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 490theos
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Monet’s masterful Impressionist paintings of the west front of Rouen’s Cathedral of Notre Dame are 19th C artistic interpretations of this Gothic masterpiece. In spite of an abundance of tourists, the cathedral’s exterior views offer insight to what Monet experienced, as a placard is set...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura N
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Gargoyles, dark spires, gothic architecture. Amazing. It is so impressive. The cobblestone alleys around the church gave me the impression of being in Diagonal Alley.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelingAnnK
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A most impressive cathedral! It is an enormous gothic cathedral with such a high ceiling. It is free to enter. The front of this cathedral is mind blowing. There are countless spires. There is such an abundance of statues and ornamentation that we stood there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 nearby hotels
Hotel le Cardinal
202 reviews
.03 miles away
Street Art Hotel
222 reviews
.10 miles away
Inter Hotel Notre Dame
299 reviews
.10 miles away
Comfort Hotel Rouen Alba
208 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 764 nearby restaurants
P'tit Gars
361 reviews
.08 miles away
L'ODAS
651 reviews
.08 miles away
Al'1
305 reviews
.02 miles away
Social Perk
212 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 137 nearby attractions
Rue Saint-Romain
209 reviews
.12 miles away
Gros-Horloge
724 reviews
.14 miles away
Palais de Justice
330 reviews
.15 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
JRRobertson
August 1, 2018|
Answer
Response from Annflans | Reviewed this property |
We did see docents in the Cathedrale giving tours in several languages... we did not see where you arranged these tours. Looked in the gift shop but no luck. Don’t miss the Joan d’Arc museum near the Cathedrale. Very well... More
0
Votes
franv1
July 7, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from N1285TDdavidw | Reviewed this property |
Very easy, it’s a half a mile walk from the river cruise boats.
1
Vote
L6563XDdanielj
June 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from AlanKershaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes and the tomb containing the heart of Richard
1
Vote