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“Impressive and unique”

Maisons a Pans de Bois
Ranked #17 of 56 things to do in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This timber-framed building is much more impressive than La Maison des Quatrans. The wooden construction with wood carving ornaments are simply unique!

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

These houses are one of the oldest of Caen. When we were here last week the left house was under construction behind scaffold,ing. The other one was still visible and very impressive. the woodwork is really nice. There is no entrance to visit the houses, just watch the front in the streets.

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

It's not easy to miss these houses, as they are right next to the Chateau de Caen. They are the oldest houses in the city, and there's a plaque nearby explaining the history. However, there's not much to see besides to take a quick picture.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

It will take you 2 minutes, but take the time to look for these houses from another time. So beautiful and rare.

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Reviewed 1 January 2016

If you are walking around the city, it is nice to see, maybe stop take a picture and voila.. but it is not worth going to Caen just to see this facade. If you happen to see it, good, if not, you will miss nothing extraordinary.

1  Thank Owen F
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