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Address: | Esse endereço na França é em Rouen e não em Caen onde se encontra a atração, Rouen, France

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The heart of the city

This is what I consider the heart of the city, the architecture, the Church of St Joan of Arc, the market and the cafés. It's worth sitting there and see tourists and locals go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
Sara V
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Punta de Mita, Mexico

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is among the oldest place in Europe. You can find the oldest hostel of France on this place which still have somehow the original design. You can still book a room in it, which offers amazing view on the place and the boat church. On this place, Jeanne d'Arc was burned, there is a huge cross on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visually and socially, Place du Vieux-Marche is a great urban space. It is strange there seems to be ruin outcroppings popping up out of the pavement that could cause a twisted ankle or worse. The space is, on one side, dominated by ultramodern shape of cold black slate roof and facade of Joan d.Arc church the side opposite is defined... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this bustling square, especially the excellent restaurants around it in the evenings. Very busy and very French atmosphere, particularly in the packed bars. Easy to take a stroll up to the cathedral and see it lit up at night to walk off the excesses!

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is what I consider the heart of the city, the architecture, the Church of St Joan of Arc, the market and the cafés. It's worth sitting there and see tourists and locals go by. There is a great place to eat sea food in the market, you should not miss it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Just a great place to take in life in Rouen. Nice eateries, with reasonable prices. Near the Church of Joan of Arc. Good place to people watch. Loved this town...we will go back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is the centre of the old part of Rouen and a must see, especially when the market is open (not Sundays) and you can admire all the fantastic food on offer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Our hotel was in an excellent location just off this square. We could just stroll out in the evening and immediately be surrounded by people and a huge choice of restaurants. Could sit here for hours watching the world go by. Loved the old buildings and the fact that the road led from here up past the Gros Horloge to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We arrived in the morning as the cafes were just setting up and it was great to see the square without people. We came back later in the day after a visit to the Cathedral and stopped for a coffee and snack in the square. At that time it was very lively and a great place to watch the world... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

we stopped for some breakfast and had a choice of restaurants, we only had a coffee and croissant but it was nice watching the world go be for a while.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Rouen it's a very interesting place to visit. It's very pleasant to walk in the historucal centre. Recommend the minimum 2 days visit.

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