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Rue du Gros Horloge, 76000, Rouen, France
+33 2 32 08 01 90
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can fail to miss this astronomical clock overhead on the Main Street close to the cathedral. A very elaborate clock from the 14th Century. Nice to see, but don’t go out of your way.

Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an interesting and well-organized visit after which you can enjoy a panoramic view of Rouen after climbing to the top.

Thank eek9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You won’t miss this clock tower as it is a landmark of the Rouen old town. Beautiful clock tower with a golden clock. Clock is on both sides of the bridge with statues underneath the bridge of Jesus as the shepherd and a flock of...More

Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed 12 October 2018

How impressive it was to see the astronomical clock dating back to the 14th century! Located on Gros Horloge Street in Ruon, it is near a welcoming shopping and eating area.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Slightly off the beaten track this clock is simply stunning. The delicate, indeed, ornate, surrounds are magnificent, and the setting is simply wonderful. One of the must do attractions of Rouen.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We are reasonably frequent visitors to the superb city of Rouen, but we had not managed to visit the Gros Horloge, beyond passing under it in the street. The visit was very worthwhile, and the provision of the audio handsets (available in a variety of...More

Thank stevo750
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

T'he visita to the "gros horloge" is very well documented. T'he audioguide is really worth. It is a Pitt that the clock work with a modern engine even if the old machine exists. They don't know how t'he machine was connected to the dial (incredible)....More

Thank PhileasFoggdelBorn
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This antique clock sitan the arch leading to the Cathedral. Beautifully decorated. Difficult to photograph as you need to visit when the sun is right!

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We didn't plan to go up ...and it was a cloudy rainy day.....we bought our ticket and it included audio guide...up we went..very good guide..kids has a blast running up and around....able to go outside at the top - great view of the historic town...More

Thank catherinek07
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It ‘s a beautiful site of the old town . We missed to go up the clock yesterday .. It was crowded ! Must take photos both sides of the clock and enjoy window shopping 👏👏👏 We shall be back again and must take time...More

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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
It's an easy walk - it's fairly level. I have one knee replaced and the other needs to be done. I always use a cane when touring (otherwise at home I don't) to give you some idea of how mobile I am.