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Tour Jeanne d'Arc

Rouen, France
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Ranked #3 of 9 Activities in Rouen
Type: Historic Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers, Sightseeing Tours
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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This has to be one of the best value attractions in town, still only 1.5€ and so few visiting when we attended. The graffiti is almost as interesting as some of the exhibits, but the Mark Twain connection was the real surprise.

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Nampa, Idaho
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The entrance to this museum is very inexpensive, and that is a good thing since it is nothing too special. It was worth the 20 minutes we spent there. It was interesting to learn about the history of the tower, there is very little that is original, most is a reproduction. It is closed (as are most museums) from noon... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The Tower's a nice place to learn more about Rouen's history, and the history of Joan of Arc who was murdered in the Vieux Marche. The museum is very cheap to get into, I believe it was 1.50 euro. Also, the view from the second floor is amazing.

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

This tower has a lot of history. To think that Jean D'arc was tortured for months in this tour ... If you like history thesis your place. Unfortunately the tour wasn't opened to the public when I went so I didn't get to see the inside but the outside it humbling enough .

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Only 1.50 EUR entry (and free for students / under 18s). There isn't a great deal to see inside, but they have got some paintings and information about the tower and Joan of Arc. The top floor has been filled with concrete (to use it as a bunker in WW2) so you can't see out across the town, which is... More

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Kenilworth
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

... but there was not a lot to see, just 'been there, done that' sort of place - use the train, parking in Rouen is very difficult!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Memories of Rapunzel! Some good displays reached by a series of spiral stairs encased in very thick walls. Nothing special but worth half an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

All that remains of the castle where Jeanne d'Arc was held prisoner. It was interesting and worth a visit.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

The tower is impressive even though it is a copy, Joan of Arc didn't actually stay in this one. If you're planning on going here bear in mind that it is 122 steps to the top floor of the tower. If you're in a wheelchair forget it and if you're not very fit or past your prime years this is... More

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

This is the place in which Jehanne d'Arc was threatened with torture. It is all that remains of the castle in which she was imprisoned at Rouen. It is a very significant piece of the history of Jehanne d'Arc and it is well-kept.

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