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Church of St. Joan of Arc

Place du Vieux-Marche, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 85 65
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A 1979 masterpiece of modern minimalist architecture, this dramatic church is meant to symbolize the search for 'absolute geometrical purity.'
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Place du Vieux-Marche, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 85 65
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church has fabulous stained glass windows on two sides of the Church. It is worth to stop and view the windows from the inside. You will be truly impressed.

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found in the Place du Vieux Marche, the church of Joan of Arc was closed the day we visited.However, we spotted her statue as well as the place where she was burnt on 30th May 1431.

Thank BlueDolphin9
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This church is really modern compared to the rest of the town. The strange shapes (inside and outside) make it stand out in the middle of the square. Inside you can see all the amazing glass work. It is not ostentacious, its just right.

Thank shei211
Reviewed November 9, 2017

It's a lovely church with beautiful stained glass and a very modern interior. Unfortunately for anyone in a wheelchair, there isn't a ramp to get down to the pews. The church is next to the site marking the area that is believed to be where...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed November 8, 2017

A one of a kind church with beautiful stained glasses and architecture. Do take a seat inside and admire the details while contemplating on the achievement of Saint Joan of Arc.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed November 7, 2017

This church dedicated to Joan of Arc is a wonderful modern building featuring magnificent stained glass windows. Just outside is the site of Jaon of Arc's execution.

Thank Madeleine W
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Originally did not want to go here because I had seen pics of the outside and it was ugly and modern. So glad we decide to go. When you walk into the church, it literally takes your breath away. It is so beautiful. The Windows...More

Thank mediamama
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful. It stands right next to a huge cross marking the exact spot of Joanne of Arcs death. The stainglass and the shape of the church are just beautiful.

Thank Geraldine L
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Church was not clearing visa Ible with little signage. Once inside it was ok. Gardens need some work and very noisy with workmen all around. I'd give it a miss.

Thank Newtraveller66
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Didn't get to go all the way into the church. They were having mass at the time. But we stood in the foyer. Heard some beautiful choir songs and could see the stained glass.

Thank EdwardsOklahomaCity
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