Saint-Maclou Churchyard

186 rue Martainville 76000 ROUEN / Vallée de Seine

The history of this strange, yet exceptional site dates from the Great Plague of 1348, which killed three-fourths of the parish. The Aître St. Maclou was thus built as a plague cemetery. The building is now home to the Regional Fine Arts School. A glass case near the entrance contains a cat skeleton that was found in the walls.

Cemetery, Renaissance, Official historical monument of France (MHC)

Activities available on site : Temporary exhibitions

Private visits

The visit lasts approximately : 20 min

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