Plan of Rome

Patrimoine culturel,


Within the buildings of Caen University and just a stone’s throw from the castle, the Plan of Rome is a unique 70m2 scale model, produced by the Norman architect Paul Bigot from 1900 to 1940. A listed historic monument, it offers a representation of Ancient Rome in the 4th century, under the Emperor Constantine the Great and is forms the basis of a virtual reproduction of the city. Guided tour of the model by P. Bigot, audiovisual show (20 minutes), virtual stereoscopic model. Booking required. Tour lasts, 1 hour, 1h30 or 2 hours.



  • Auditorium
  • Bar, cafeteria, tea room
  • Fully equipped meeting room


  • Bicycle parking
  • Groups welcome