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Address: Rouen, France

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Beautiful Medieval Square

This lovely town square puts you in the proximity of everything you need to see in Rouen. The church of St Joan of Arc with its modern architecture and old stained glass windows... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went here hoping to find a good farmer's market and was disappointed. Cheap old clothes and trinkets and very limited selection of produce etc. If you are looking for a wonderful farmer's market, head to St. Pierre sur Dives on Monday mornings.

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Aveiro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Nothing different from others places. The city is nice in a global way and not to see particular places. Nice building

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Rouen, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Beautiful spot in Rouen. Sit at a café or picnic on a seat outside of the Jeanne d'Arc church and just watch the people go by. Lovely spot in Rouen.

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This lovely town square puts you in the proximity of everything you need to see in Rouen. The church of St Joan of Arc with its modern architecture and old stained glass windows is right in the center of the square where Joan was martyred. So is the daily market, well worth a visit, and many fine restaurants including one... More 

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Rouen, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place always smells like poxy fish. I think theres something fishy goin on here. also nearly fell on me snot in the rain. so overall not a great spot.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Place du Vieux Marche is surrounded by very pretty old timber houses: this is what I personally liked the most. It still has an atmosphere of an old city market, but obnoxious street vendors selling all kinds of cheap junk and quite arrogant beggars spoil the impression. The place of Joan's Arc execution is hard to find; maybe because the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

There are plenty of places to eat around this square. You can tour the modern Joan of Arc church, see the site where she was burned at the stake, and view the foundation of the remains of a church that was destroyed in 1783. There are a couple of clubs here in case you are looking for some type of... More 

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Rocky Mount, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The historic spot where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake is reduced to a noisy, touristy square. Only virtue is the modern and interesting Church of Jeanne d’Arc.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The building in the center of the square really is not a success. However, everything else about the square is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Linked with a tour of the monument to Joan of Arc, this area is very picturesque, with wonderful old buildings, well preserved. Meandering around the streets or sitting sipping cafe noir, an ideal place

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