Palais De Justice, Rouen

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Palais De Justice, Rouen - Address

Address: Courthouse, 36 rue Jews, 76000 Rouen

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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This beautiful 16th century building, built under the rule of Lois XII was once the Royal Palace. A little later, it became the Parliament of Normandy. They say it is one of the most important civil architectural achievements of the Late Middle Ages. The main building body has two wings at right angles the stretch south. Its Gothic influences really are stunningly beautiful.

The highlights are:

  • Large skylights
  • Pinnacled balustrades
  • An incredibly ornamented façade
  • Elegant octagonal turret
  • The sculptures that surround the windows
  • A beautifully decorated ceiling
  • The tombs of the first president Claude Groulard and his wife

Unfortunately, as the building now serves as the local courthouse, the public isn’t allowed to go inside, so you’ll just have to admire it from outside. Unless of course, you can sweet talk a gendarme to let you in briefly. Don’t bet on it.

Palais De Justice Information

  • You’re generally not allowed inside.

How To reach Palais De Justice by Public Transport

  • Bus: 8 stop at Courthouse
  • Cy'clic Station Old Market Square, Square Verdrel / Fine Arts
  • Metro: Palais de Justice Shutdown

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  • Nice architecture, restored a few years ago!

  • Erg mooi gebouw! Tip; volg de (gratis) audio tour (te vinden op tripadvisor) en die brengt je langs de hot spots en verteld ook wat over het palais

  • Tres belle ville et de tres belle chose a voir

  • Cet endroit correspond a l’arrêt du Tramway, et non pas au palais de justice ... ! Et cela serait bien que la TCAR collabore avec google pour faire afficher les horaires de passages du tramway ... les billets sont de plus en plus cher et le service rendu de plus en plus pourri, y en as qui s'en mettent plein les poches !

  • Il faut y passer si vous êtes à Rouen. Magnifique architecture gothique.

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