Cathedral Notre Dame of Rouen
Discover this masterpiece of gothic architecture in Normandy during your stay in Rouen
Take full advantage of the sublime monuments of the city of Rouen with a visit to a must-see in Normandy: the Notre Dame Cathedral of Rouen!
Our team proposes you today to discover one of the most emblematic monuments of this city of Art and History...
One of the 5 most beautiful cathedrals in France
The Notre Dame Cathedral of Rouen, classified as a historical monument, is a masterpiece of Gothic Art. It is one of the 5 most beautiful and historic cathedrals in France, along with the cathedrals of Paris, Reims, Beauvais, Amiens and Strasbourg.
With all its evolutions between the VIIᵉ century, date of the beginning of the construction until the XVIᵉ, it was nevertheless damaged during the bombings in 1944 and then restored.
A symbol of the history of Normandy
Sumptuous testimony of Gothic art and obviously known throughout the world, the Notre Dame de Rouen Cathedral was immortalized with the 28 paintings by Claude Monet, works of art exhibited around the world ...
Very popular with tourists who come from all over the world to visit it, it is one of the emblematic symbols of Rouen that has crossed the centuries.
A remarkable architecture that has crossed the centuries
Recently cleaned, the lacey façade of chiseled stones is today of great beauty and will enchant all lovers of religious heritage and old stones.
In addition to the remarkable architecture of the cathedral and the beauty of its stained glass windows, the cathedral also bears witness to the history of Normandy, as the choir of the building houses the tombs of the Dukes of Normandy as well as the heart of Richard the Lionheart, King of England and Duke of Normandy.
Also noteworthy is the cathedral's 151-meter spire: the highest in France.
- How to get to Notre Dame de Rouen Cathedral
- Opening hours
Sunday masses are also organized from 8:30 am or 10:30 am, from Tuesday to Saturday at 10 am.
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