Place du Vieux-Marche, Rouen

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Located in a city that traces its roots back to ancient Rome, Place du Vieux-Marche is most famous as the site where the English burned St. Joan of Arc at the stake. Today, it's hard to picture that gory scene in such a charming square, bordered by historical houses and cafes. As a reminder of the past, you can visit the square's large modern church, dedicated to St. Joan of Arc. Finished in 1979, it's built to represent an upturned Viking ship. The Vikings were among the groups that played an important part in settling the city. Put Place du Vieux-Marche into our Rouen online road trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Rouen.
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  • There was no market on the day we were there, but plenty to see anyway. We had walked from the nrew market square, which is neat and tidy, but not great architecturally. This was a strong contrast...  more »
  • This town has a few historical buildings; some historical memorial of Jeanne D;Arc; and its signature Astronomical Clock. A great way to spend a day.  more »
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