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“Unexpected surprise”
Review of St. Ouen's Abbey

St. Ouen's Abbey
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$101.64*
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Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Bayeux
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$111.18*
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Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Caen
Ranked #14 of 80 things to do in Rouen
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Owner description: A large 16th century church surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows.
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stumbled upon this walking into the city, and what a beautiful surprise. Light and airy with amazing stained glass windows. Our biggest treat was an unexpected organ practice- thunderingly spectacular whilst in a semi deserted abbey.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

This place is still open in December. Best views are from the very top of the garden (not very much of a walk!) on the "balcony/verandah". Truly quiet, makes you wish you had been a Monk here!

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Interesting to look at, especially on the outside. Spacious and not much on the inside. I wouldn't recommend going out of the way to see this. Like many old places, could use cleaning on the outside.

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

With only a few hours the morning before our ship departed, we decided to go to the Abbey, having seen it from our Petit Train tour the day before. The gardens are expansive and lovely. The abbey is large and well preserved inside, you can still see some of the paint on the ceilings and moldings. Decorated with a variety of large paintings, if you enjoy artwork, give yourself time to examine these. There are CDs on sale from concerts held in the abbey. My mom bought one and loves it.

Thank Molly2903
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Beautiful and really great to walk around. Was extremely cold on the inside - thank goodness we already had our jackets on.

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