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Rue Bouvreuil, 76000, Rouen, France
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

The tower reminds us of the scale of medieval Rouen which was right up there among the most important wool cities. Worth seeking out

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 490theos
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

As soon as you walk out from the train station, this tower is on the left about 500 meters from the train station. The tower is what is left from a castle and where Joan of Arc was imprisoned. We didn’t really visit inside as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I had a morning stroll around Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and came across this tower when you go further behind. It was closed as it opens in the afternoon. I intend to visit the interior when I have a chance to go back to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LadyTourbiez
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Pretty impressive tower, but unfortunately closed. Walked around and let my imagination go wild. Sometimes even better than a tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a very well-done and informative interactive learning experience about Joan of Arc. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This tower is located right outside the train station and easy to miss if not paying attention. Not sure if you can tour the inside but just knowing the sort of tragedies that happened here are enough to make you pause and relish the moment.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were surprised that this wonderful historical site is free. This tower (known as “Le Donjon” to the French) is the sole remnant of a castle built here by French King Philippe starting in 1204 and completed in 1210. It’s first floor...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

When we arrived in Rouen by train from Paris, this is one of the first thing we saw.There began our unforgettable in this beautiful medieval city known for Joan of Arc.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BlueDolphin9
Reviewed September 18, 2017

My wife and I were walking down to Rouen city centre from our hotel near the railway station when we saw this large tower standing in a nearby side street. Upon walking down to view it closer we discovered that a chateau now demolished had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Roger-from-Sussex
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Smack dab in the middle of a neighborhood on the outskirts of old town Rouen, this was where clergy and the English imprisoned Joan of Arc during her trial.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
According to their website: Hours: Saturday 2pm–12am Sunday 2–8:30pm Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday 2–8:30pm Thursday 4:30–11pm Friday 4:30–11pm I think some must be labelled backwards