Church of St. Joan of Arc, Rouen

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In the center of the Place du Vieux Marché, the site of Joan of Ark's pyre, is Church of St. Joan of Arc. This is a large, modern structure, which dominates the square. The form of the building represents an upturned Viking boat and fish shape. For Church of St. Joan of Arc and beyond, use our Rouen itinerary maker site to get the most from your Rouen vacation.
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  • It is look like Church and more reminiscent of Noah's Ark. Young went inside and colorful stained-glass Windows, pure Joan of arc's image as is nice.
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  • Joan of Arc was burned at the stake here at age 19 because of her heroics and leadership for France against the English. Her memorial is an elegant, tall cross next to a soaring modern church, which r...  more »
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  • Impressive unusual building having a shape of upside down viking boat.
  • Interesting structure, did not go in as was during a few hours stay in town. Interesting history surrounding the square of Jean of Arc
  • Not the sole reason to visit Rouen. It is a weird church but interesting. Next to it is the spot where thru burned Jeanne d'Arc
  • Merci. Let the homeless get inside and make it available for disable and families with small children in baby carriage.
  • Could not enter it due to downward stairs to access it. Not handicapped accessible.

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If your main reason for visiting Rouen is its famous cathedral, which inspired Monet to paint dozens of canvasses, consider booking your room at a hotel in or around the city center. Despite being within walking distance of the cathedral and the river, hotels in this area provide comfort and privacy at modest prices. If you're looking to splurge and location isn't your priority, think about staying at a luxurious hotel-spa situated farther outside the city, where you can have access to heated outdoor pools.
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