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Address: Centre-Ville, Rouen, France
Phone Number: +33 2 62 86 46 21
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Spend time here, it is what makes Rouen tick!

We walked this street at a half dozen different times of the day. It is different each time because there are different people using Rue du Gros-Horloge. The sequence seems to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked this street at a half dozen different times of the day. It is different each time because there are different people using Rue du Gros-Horloge. The sequence seems to be street cleaners in the early morning, then delivery trucks, then dog walkers, worker bees, shopkeepers, then ne'er do wells picking choice curb space before the tourists arrive. The... More 

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seems to be the main shopping street. The whole street breathes an old atmosphere, especially when the clocks ring at the kathedral.

Thank Remco M
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this street, you will walk along tons of shops, bakeries, restaurants...Some are within old style buildings are some just made some arrangement to get a modern touch. You can find any thing you want in here. This street goes from La place du vieux marche til the Cathedrale.

Thank Guilljea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This is a surprisingly interesting tour, the audio guide comes in several languages and is very helpful. View from top of the tower to the cathedral is great, even in the autumn mist!

Thank Irayna O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely medieval street off the Place de la Cathedral full of boutiques and cafes. Browse the boutiques, stop for drinks and if feeling energetic climb the small tower to get a closer look at the Gros Horlage which dominates the street. Of course you could just stay and have another drink at the bar below... basically this small street is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Rue du Gros-Horloge is a beautiful street and not only can you find anything related to shopping and eating, but also you will be able to enjoy the amazing atmosphere of Rouen through the big golden clock

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It is difficult to miss the clock as it is set in an archway as you wander down this street. It is quite lovely as is the street. Just remember to look up if you are carrying an umbrella.

Thank Carol S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We went to see the beautiful clock and found ourselves in the middle of a high street. All the popular stores are in this area. A unique candy store can be found but even it has nothing you can't find somewhere else.

Thank ThistleIvy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Rouen is surprisingly small and many of the attractions are within a very short walk of each other. Enjoyed my time looking at the clock and being in the street. We also took the trip up the tower and really enjoyed the view over Rouen. Well worth the 8 euro admision

Thank Michael H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

One of the must sees in Rouen. It is a nice walk down the street to get here. Great shopping along yer way.

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