CATHEDRALE NOTRE-DAME

CATHEDRALE NOTRE-DAME

Category : IMPRESSIONIST SITES

Localisation :  Rouen Centre


In the heart of the historic city, the cathedral has been the epitome of the development of Gothic art, since the start of its construction in the 12th century on the foundations of a 4th century basislica and an 11th century Romanesque edifice. Destroyed during the Viking invasions in 841 and, partially, in 1944, by allied bombardments, the cathedral is a living structure, perpetually evolving. Its 19th century cast iron spire rises to a height of 151 metres (the highest in France). The cathedral is also the only one in France to possess an adjoining archiepiscopal palace still occupied by an archbishop today. The choir of the cathedral contains the tombs of the Dukes of Normandy, including that of Rollon, founder of the duchy in 911, and the heart of Richard the Lionheart, King of England and Duke of Normandy.


CATHEDRALE NOTRE-DAME
Place de la Cathédrale
76000 ROUEN
 
   www.cathedrale-rouen.net/


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OPENING TIMES

High season : From 01/04 to 31/10: Monday 2 to 7pm, Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 7pm. Sundays and Public holidays 8am to 6pm  |  Low season : From 01/11 to 31/03: Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 12pm and 2 to 6pm. Mondays, Sundays and Public holidays 2 to 6pm  |  Closing days : Monday morning  |  Annual closing : 1/01, 1/05, 11/11  | 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Public paying parking  | 

PRICES

Free
 
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