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Église Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc

Place du Vieux Marché 76000 Rouen / Vallée de Seine

Overview

Built next to the site where Jeanne d Arc was martyred, this modern church has a dual vocation : first as a church honouring St. Joan and second as a civil memorial to the French heroine. France officially commemorates Jeanne d'Arc on the second Sunday in May. In Rouen, the Jeanne d Arc Festival is held on Sunday around May 30th. With its slate and copper scales, the church modern exterior evokes the sea. Inside, you can admire the remarkable Renaissance stained-glass windows from the Church of St. Vincent that was destroyed in 1944.

Church, Modern, Renaissance, Official historical monument of France (MHC)

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