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In the center of the Place du Vieux Marché, the site of Joan of Ark's pyre, is Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc. This is a large, modern structure, which dominates the square. The form of the building represents an upturned Viking boat and fish shape. For Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc and beyond, use our Rouen itinerary maker site to get the most from your Rouen vacation.
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Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc reviews
Early evening and passed through the market and wondered where the smell of fish ends and the church begins. Really tough to envisage such a dark, dull building represents the faith and optimism of..... more
Early evening and passed through the market and wondered where the smell of fish ends and the church begins. Really tough to envisage such a dark, dull building represents the faith and optimism of..... more »
Hideous building celebrating a heroine of the French extreme right.a stupid peasant who “saw visions”
Hideous building celebrating a heroine of the French extreme right.a stupid peasant who “saw visions” more »
OK, this is the historic spot where Joan the Arc was burned at the stake, but in my humble opinion they could choose another architectural style. Joan the Arc Church is an ultra modern church made of concrete, glass and wood standing in the middle of a medieval square with half timbered houses and cobbled streets all around. It looks like an UFO crashed on the square. Adding more to its quirky design is the fact that under the other part of the same roof is a marketplace with fish, meats, fruits and vegetables stalls. That's in fact the old market (Vieux Marche) from medieval era. Interior is very nice, also modern, and I saw such Churches in Berlin, Helsinki, Rio,..etc, but here such design just doesn't fit
Modern church on an old site. Very interesting architecturally with beautiful stained glass windows
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