Eglise Jeanne d'Arc

Rouen
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

Joan of Arc was executed in Rouen and there are many monuments in Rouen that remember her. This church was built in her name in 1979 in the Place du Vieux Marché on the spot where her execution at the stake took place. The design of the Eglise St Jeanne d'Arc is like that of an upturned ship, as is tradition, and the stained glass that covers a whole wall had been rescued from the nearby church of St Vincent when it was bombed during WW2 dates from the Renaissance era.

Nearby attractions

The Great Clock houses the old bells of the city and one of the oldest clock mechanisms in Europe, which was in use here from the 14th century to 1928 and never stopped once!

Containing some of the most prestigious art collections in France, Rouen's Musée des Beaux-Arts is a fantastic place to spend a few hours admiring the work of the masters.

The cathedral in Rouen is a Gothic masterpiece with a long history. Built on a 4th century basilica in the 12th century, the cathedral has seen many changes in the world around it and has constantly evolved itself - its been...

Opened in 2015, the Historial Jeanne d'Arc is a modern, interactive, multimedia museum where you can discover the life of Joan of Arc in the rooms where her trial was held.

Places to visit nearby

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