In the 2001 movie A Knight's Tale, the protagonist William Thatcher (played by Heath Ledger ) poses as a noble and competes in his first jousting tournament at Rouen.
4 Rouen was also home to the French Grand Prix, hosting the race at the nearby Rouen-Les-Essarts track sporadically between 19In 1999 Rouen authorities demolished the grandstands and other remnants of cosa guardano le donne di un uomo Rouen's racing past.
9 Notable people edit Robert Antoine Pinchon, 190506, La foire Saint-Romain sur la place Saint-Vivien, Rouen, oil on canvas, 49.4 cm The hanging committee at the Salon des Artistes Rouennais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Robert Antoine Pinchon (center) 1934 Robert Antoine Pinchon, 1905.
It was one of the capitals of the.May Wedderburn Cannan wrote of Rouen in her 1915 poem on World War I "Rouen".Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Rouen is also noted for its surviving half-timbered buildings.Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit.History edit Main articles: History of Rouen and Timeline of Rouen Main sights edit Rouen is known for its Rouen Cathedral, with its Tour de Beurre ( butter tower ) financed by the sale of indulgences for the consumption of butter during Lent."Sister Cities International (SCI.The 1952 film "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" references the memoirs of Harry Street titled "The Road to Rouen" in the scene with Harry and Uncle Bill.The Cross-Channel ferry ports of Caen, Le Havre, Dieppe (50 minutes) and Calais, and the Channel Tunnel are within easy driving distance (two and a half hours or less).Education edit The main schools of higher education are the University of Rouen and the École Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen ( neoma Business School ésitpa (agronomy and agriculture both located at nearby Mont-Saint-Aignan, and the insa Rouen, esigelec and the cesi, both at nearby.Two paintings are in the National Gallery of Art in Washington,.C.; two are in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow; one is in the National Museum of Serbia in Belgrade.
The company presents opera, classical and other types of music, both vocal and instrumental, as well as dance performances.

Performing arts edit The main opera company in Rouen is the Opéra de Rouen - Normandie.Fr:Église Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc de Rouen "Données climatiques de la station de Rouen" (in French).1500s explorer Guillaume Guéroult (15071569 poet François de Civille bakeca incontri chieti (15371610 military commander Isaac Oliver (15561617 French-born English painter Guy de la Brosse (15861641 botanist and pharmacist Antoine Girard de Saint-Amant (15941661 poet François Raguenet (16601722 historian, biographer and musicologist Jean-Laurent Le Cerf de La Viéville.Rouen appears as an important location to protagonist Alice Elliot in the game Shadow Hearts.Rouen is also served by teor ( Transport Est-Ouest Rouennais prostitute a marsala ) and by buses run in conjunction with the tramway by tcar (Transports en commun de l'agglomération rouennaise), a subsidiary of Veolia Transport.1988 footballer Amaury Vassili (b.Baton Rouge Morning Advocate (sec.Apply, requested tracks are not available in your region singer(s) Brooks status 0 other song details, released On : Dec 12, 1995.
Contents, administration edit, rouen and its metropolitan area of 70 suburban communes form the.
City transportation in Rouen consists of a tram and a bus system.

"Normandy full of beauty and history".
It was the site of Élisa Garnerin 's parachute jump from a balloon in 1817.