Although entirely ravaged by the flames during the Second World War, the city still preserves a few famous buildings including the renowned castle built by William the Conqueror. You will come across it when you follow the paths leading from the landing beaches.
You will love this city for its numerous parks and gardens, its pedestrianized centre and its Peace Museum.
The 'Men's Abbey' has been serving as city hall since 1965. It was built in 1059 to atone for the sins of William the Conqueror and his wife.
1,954 metres long and 25 metres wide, it will satisfy all fans of equestrian sports. 30 more stalls are to be built for the 2014 Equestrian World Games.
It is the city of Caen's green lung and covers nearly 150 acres of land. Many species nest here as it is, in fact, a protected natural area.
Built in stages between the 11th and 18th centuries, the abbey holds the tomb of Matilda of Flanders.
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