|St. Pierre's Church was
constructed from the 13th to
|The interior of St. Pierre consists
of one long, narrow nave.
|The ramparts of Chateau de Caen
a fortress built by William the
Conqueror in 1060 AD.
|Eglise St. Pierre as viewed from the
Castle. The steeple was destroyed in
1944 and recently rebuilt.
|Porte sur le Ville, the
gatehouse of the Castle.
|A tram moves down Rue St.
Jean past Eglise St. Pierre.
|The ruins of the Keep of the
castle. Laid out in classic square
|The western ramparts of the Chateau de Caen along Rue St. Jean.
|A full-size model of a Typhoon
ground support aircraft at the
Caen Memorial Museum.
|A Sherman tank and a Russian
Katyusha rocket launcher down a deep
well in the disappointing Museum.
|A MiG-21 in a weird silo shaped
chamber in the Museum. One of the
most prolific aircraft of the Cold War.
|A 1 megaton Mark 28 Nuclear
bomb of the type carried by
B-52s in the Cold War.
|Open air market on Marshall
|The Orne Canal.
|St. Jean Church built between
the 14th and 16th centuries.
|The peculiar gothic architecture
of Eglise St. Jean. It was the
only building to survive WWII in
this neighbourhood of Caen.
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|Gatehouse in the rampart walls
of the Castle.
|A panorama of the ramparts of Chateau de Caen. It was a Royal residence until the reign of
Richard the Lion-hearted. It served various military functions up to the end of WWII. The
Germans garrisoned the Castle in the War.
|The tower of Eglise St. Jean
leans to the left because the
Church was built on marshland.
|A Joan of Arc statue in Caen
with the date 1964 on it for some