Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Caen is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Caen a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Caen.
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100 Rue de l'Ancienne Mairie, 14 100 Caen, France
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
Abbaye aux Hommes (Men's Abbey) is a Benedictine monastery in the city. It had been founded by William the Conqueror in 1063 and is one of the most renowned Romanesque buildings. The abbey had been built in Caen stone and that was constructed from 1066 onwards and took decades to form. There was a competition between Saint-Étienne and its si...
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Le Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen is an art museum founded in 19th century and then reconstructed on 1971. The museum is over a space of 64,583 square feet dedicated to the public collections. It has many works of Italian and Flemish and also depicts French Renaissance through contemporary art. There is a room of 400m2 for prints from the Mancel collect...
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Place Saint-Pierre, 14000 Caen, France
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Church of Saint Pierre is a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to Saint Peter. The present building was constructed between 13th to 16th centuries and then the spire was ruined in 1944. It had been restored later. Hector Sohier has built the eastern apse between 1518 and 1545. Displays of the interior choir and the exterior apse depict the transfo...
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25, Rue de Geole, 14000 Caen, France
La Maison des Quatrans is another of the many wooden houses from the 15th century. These were the most notable of all times. The body of house has stones and are mounted in front of timbered corbelled. This manufacturing technique had been applied until 1524, when a decree of the Parliament of Normandy banned corbelled constructions for taking hygi...
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52-54 Rue Saint-Pierre, 14000 Caen, France
La Maison de Pan de Bois had been built towards the end of the 15th century. It was once one of the important shops in the ancient village of Carennac. This is beautifully understandable due to the large arched window on the ground floor. Presently, it has been restored as a three storied townhouse. It has exposed stone walls, high ceilings and woo...