Rouen Cathedral Photos

Construction of the current Rouen Cathedral (Cathédrale primatiale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption de Rouen) was started in 12thC, but was modified several times up to the 19thC and repaired after damage in WWII. The exterior lacework uses Flamboyant Gothic style (15thC). Rouen Cathedral is featured in a series of Impressionist paintings by Claude Monet.

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Towers & spires of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Late Gothic details of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Exterior of western rose window at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Gothic arch over western portal of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Towers & spires of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Late (Flamboyant) Gothic details of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Exterior of western rose window at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Gothic arch over western portal of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Statues of apostles & bishops on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statues of kings & women on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Late Gothic lacework of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statues of saints & bishops on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Statues of apostles & bishops on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statues of kings & women on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Late (Flamboyant) Gothic lacework of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statues of saints & bishops on western facade at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Gothic arch with crucifixion carving surrounded by saints over western portal of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Central lantern tower with cast iron spire of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade spires & central lantern tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Gothic arch with crucifixion carving surrounded by saints over western portal of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower (1485-1507) of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Central lantern tower with cast iron spire (19thC replacing originals of 1500s) of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade spires & central lantern tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Facade spire details of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Northwest tower roof of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Central lantern tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Facade spire details of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Northwest tower roof of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower (1485-1507) of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Central lantern tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Central lantern tower above flying buttress of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Towers & spires of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Central lantern tower above flying buttress of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Towers & spires of western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Upper level of Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Middle level of Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Western facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southwest tower (1485-1507) of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Upper level of Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Middle level of Southwest tower of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Gothic facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Gothic details of facade with Jesse tree carving of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Jesse tree carving over doorway at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Saints carved on facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Gothic facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Gothic details of facade with Jesse tree carving of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Jesse tree carving over doorway at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Saints carved on facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Saints carved on facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southern entry to Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southern archway entrance with Crucifixion scene at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Flamboyant Gothic style of southern entry of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Saints carved on facade of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southern entry to Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Southern archway entrance with Crucifixion scene at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Flamboyant Gothic style of southern entry of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Interior Gothic arches of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Interior Gothic pillars of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Interior transept ceiling at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stairway with gothic designs at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Interior Gothic arches of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Interior Gothic pillars of Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Interior transept ceiling at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stairway with gothic designs at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Model of Viking ship at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Crucifixion carving & altar at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statuary along ambulatory at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Row of saints at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Model of Viking ship at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Crucifixion carving & altar at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Statuary along ambulatory at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Row of saints at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Statue of St. James Major at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Chapel of the Virgin at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of St Victor, Virgin & Child, St Agatha & St Sebastian at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Statue of St. James Major at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Chapel of the Virgin at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of St Victor, Virgin & Child, St Agatha & St Sebastian at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of story of St Severus at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of St Michael, St. Julian, St. William & St. Genevieve at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of St Margaret, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Nicholas & Virgin & Child at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of St Clare, a Bishop, St. Mary Magdalene, & St. Anne teaching the virgin at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of story of St Severus at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of St Michael, St. Julian, St. William & St. Genevieve at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of St Margaret, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Nicholas & Virgin & Child at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of St Clare, a Bishop, St. Mary Magdalene, & St. Anne teaching the virgin at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Stained glass windows by Guillaume Barbe of Bishops & saints at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window by Max Ingrand of life of Joan of Arc at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window of life of Joan of Arc at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Tomb of Henri the Younger who died 1183 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of Bishops & saints at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window (1956) by Max Ingrand of life of Joan of Arc at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Stained glass window of life of Joan of Arc at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Tomb of Henri the Younger (eldest son of Henry II) who died 1183 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Detail of head & praying hands of Henri the Younger on his tomb at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of lion at foot of Henri the Younger on his tomb at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Tomb of William Longsword who died 942 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of head of William Longsword at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Detail of head & praying hands of Henri the Younger on his tomb at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of lion at foot of Henri the Younger on his tomb at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Tomb of William Longsword (2nd Duke of Normandy) who died 942 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of head of William Longsword (2nd Duke of Normandy) at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Tomb with only heart of Richard Lion-Heart who died 1199 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Inscription of tomb of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of head of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral whose rest of body is entombed at Fontevrault Abbey. Rouen, France.Detail of lion at foot of tomb of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.
Tomb with only heart of Richard Lion-Heart (Duke of Normandy & King of England) who died 1199 at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Inscription of tomb of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.Detail of head of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral whose rest of body is entombed at Fontevrault Abbey. Rouen, France.Detail of lion at foot of tomb of Richard Lion-Heart at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.

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