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Small but Impressive Street

This alley features some of Rouen's famous half-timbered design buildings from the 15th century... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LadyTourbiez
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Pas-de-Calais, France
Very picturesque

We sat at a cafe across the road from here and studied the buildings. Go in the morning between... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Mike F
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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A picturesque street lined with Gothic and Renaissance buildings.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This alley features some of Rouen's famous half-timbered design buildings from the 15th century. There are some cafes and artisan shops here as well for you to explore. The facades are charming and its history is interesting. Visit this area before 10am if you want...More

Thank LadyTourbiez
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We sat at a cafe across the road from here and studied the buildings. Go in the morning between 0730 and 0900 for good photographs

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Probably the most famous street in Rouen, there are little shops and cafes plus the Hotel de la Cathedrale. Famous for the faience shops

Thank RobertMBE2014
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We loved the facades and history here. If possible, get a guide for the day to enrich your experience.

Thank 271diane
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy all of the various forms of architecture, from fairly modern to that which has withstood the test of time and war. It is also a prime shopping venue.

Thank Rhett
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Back from D-Day landing areas on Normandy shores, we enjoyed our stopover at Rouen. Within the amazing old city the pedestrian streets are truly nice: well preserved half-timbered houses built during the Middle Ages are seen around the central market square and cathedral areas. St...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is such a beautiful and oooold part of town. Centuries old buildings that were made from scrap ship timbers are still standing, though crooked, leaning and uneven. The city strictly governs this old buildings as historical monuments. I believe this is what brings the...More

Thank JohnEl_121
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Really gorgeous to see at night. We walked it after a delicious dinner at Les Marchers (highly recommend).

Thank LisaLNYC1
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Is worth to wals along this sreet where you can appreciate the typical houses, at night has a lot of charming

Thank 987,412
Reviewed 13 January 2017

It's a street with lots of nice buildings, most of which lean into the centre of the alley. Make it part of your walking tour and take in the shops, bars etc.

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