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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.'
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Place du Vieux-Marche, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 85 65
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful church with gorgeous stained glass panels. Very interesting design combining modernist with traditional.

Thank cracknep
Reviewed 5 days ago

Church of Saint Joan of Arc is a Catholic church completed in 1979 in the center of the ancient market square. This church has the thirteen windows, created in the decade 1520-1530, from the choir of the old church of St. Vincent. This modern church...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The. building is a beautiful and modern design in the middle of the square Vieux Marche. It really demands some more space to be able to shine. Look at the descriptions of what happened to Jeanne, a courageous shepherd girl of tremendous conviction and persuasion....More

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across the church during an evening stroll around the city. Not sure what to make of it, just looks out of place in the old town. Modern architecture just stands out for the wrong reasons.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit , Ear Piece translators available to convert to all languages. Very good layout taking you through different rooms.

Thank GordonHamilton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two important historical people have ties to Rouen and both died here: Joan of Arc and William the Conqueror. The Church of Joan of Arc is a 1970s sanctuary built next the original site of the site where Joan was killed. The church is used...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like all the other sightseeing attractions in this very historical city, beautiful very beautiful & extremely breath taking. Natural beauty surrounds you everywhere you go.

Thank Baden L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great from outside and very unusual looking. Worth walking over to see as lots of other areas to see right beside it. Unusual design and looks like an alligator!

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can well understand the differing views I read in earlier reviews of this church - I can see how this very different church would divide opinion. It is indeed jarringly modern against the background of medieval Rouen and does not complement its environs. On...More

1  Thank Dancing_Badger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not go inside, but from there he outside it looked very unique. A building that had its own distinguished shape and aura. Fitting tribute to Joan of Arc.

Thank Ripitup2014
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