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Rue du Gros-Horloge

Centre-Ville, Rouen, France
+33 2 62 86 46 21
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  • Average7%
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“clock tower” (27 reviews)
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Centre-Ville, Rouen, France
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is the street for which Rouen is so well-known and it always comes up to expectations. It is crowded with tourists, of course, but is quite super. The modern shops on both sides remind you that this is not a 'show place' but a...More

Thank Hutchy68_10
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Rue du Gros Horloge used to see dignitaries on it as the buildings on site housed the local Government! Today the rough and large cobblestones welcome tourists and shoppers. The street has several high end stores, a Paris department store and many tourist type places....More

Thank mikekiz
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The reason I went to Rouen and didn't disappoint. It is an awesome sight day and even more awesome at night. Great shopping in this street too.

Thank Cindy1d
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The gold and blue clock is the piece du resistance! just a few steps away from the Church of Joan of Arc, a lovely market and some great shopping and eating. This street is a must see! It also has the EU’s oldest restaurant..

Thank TorontoTravelover
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Take leisurely stroll up and back down the street to appreciate the history and architecture, we did a morning and early evening walk to see the lights after dinner. Camera is a must. Lots if shops and places to eat. Christmas market was amazing.

Thank BronMK
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Beautiful Tower clock during the day or night.one of the oldest working mechanisms in Europe Ypou can visit it or just walk by and take lots of pictures

1  Thank IsabelTM
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This a wonderful street, in an historic town. It has lots of different shops, but the outstanding attribute is the archway that contains the ancient clock. The clock has a sun featured in the middle and 12 rays, spreading out on its dial. The street...More

1  Thank MitchMitch52
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Rue is the main street in the pedestrian zone. The zone starts at the Eglise St-Vincent, goes to Notre-Dame-de-Rouen, and then past St-Maclou. The entire walk is great with lots of places to eat along the route.

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This attraction fits lots of useful information about this particular clock, it's role in Rouen and Rouen itself into a small space. Spread over a number of floors the displays and information provide insight into how Rouen developed as a city in France and the...More

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The “Great Clock” tower along the cobblestone Rue du Gros-Horloge is an astronomical clock set on an archway. This clock dates back to the 16th century and an important symbol of medieval history. It is located near the Place du Vieux where the St. Joan...More

1  Thank allspice502016
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