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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Not just tower and bridge itself, the area is beatiful. Felt like stepped into a time machine back to the past with distinctive Rouen timber houses with nearby magnificent cathrales.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amysun2016
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

I drove to Rouen from Paris just to see this clock. The Great-Clock (French: Gros-Horloge) is a fourteenth-century astronomical clock. The clock is installed in a Renaissance arch crossing the Rue du Gros-Horloge, in Rouen. The mechanism is one of the oldest in France, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SamreenAhsanCanada
Reviewed December 4, 2018

I especially loved the clock itself, which I rated 5/5. However, the street leading to it does not feel like it belongs there: lots of popular shops and warehouses are located here, and the authenticity is just not there. Go for the clock, and maybe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

Not all medieval but a good selection of shops all well presented. Reminds me of the Shambles in York UK

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 490theos
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice cobble stone street with shops and restaurants. The famous astronomical clock of the old town is located here. Built in the 14th century, it is one of the oldest clocks in France.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Lined with a variety shops & restaurants. It passes underneath a beautiful clock. The street is kept clean. The buildings along the street are lovely, historic. A nice neighbourhood for a stroll.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Featuring an astronomical clock dating back to the 14th century and outdoor eating venues as well as shops, Rue du Gros-Horloge is the place to be when in Rouen.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Cool and beautiful, this is just one of the many interesting sites you’ll see as you walk through Rouen's old town..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SteveB15
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Yet another of those must see, must do attractions that the wonderful Rouen has to offer. It has stood in the centre of the city for many centuries, and is as good today as it was when it was first built.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

A nice monument to visit on a trip to Rouen. The clock itself, the archways and the statues are all beautiful, but the historic fronts of the buildings overhead are the real wonder. They have preserved the buildings so well and maintained this city's culture...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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