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"See the House of Adam & Eve" Top 5 Page for this destination Bayeux Things to Do Tip by hquittner

Bayeux Things to Do: 103 reviews and 274 photos

  The House to the Roof
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  • The House to the Roof - Bayeux
      The House to the Roof
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  • Adam and Eve - Bayeux
      Adam and Eve
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  • Left Lower 3 Figures (Adam, right) - Bayeux
      Left Lower 3 Figures (Adam, right)
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  • Forlorn Eve(?) - Bayeux
      Forlorn Eve(?)
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  • Central 3 Figures  (1stFloor); Venus rt. - Bayeux
      Central 3 Figures (1stFloor); Venus rt.
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Immediately across the street from the West Facade of the Cathedral is a 16C wooden 3 level house with exposed wood beams and carved support brackets at each level. It has its name because of the identification of the figures at the entry (in "modern" 16C dress). It houses a museum devoted to lace, an excellent local craft (fee). (We have never gone inside). To the left of the lower central figures is another female that I could not identify. The doorside Eve looks quite forlorn, but this one is happy (has she just been "wised-up" by the serpent?). The other carvings are saints or symbolic characters.

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  • Updated Nov 25, 2007
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