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Rue Bouvreuil, 76000, Rouen, France
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

I had a morning stroll around Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and came across this tower when you go further behind. It was closed as it opens in the afternoon. I intend to visit the interior when I have a chance to go back to...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Pretty impressive tower, but unfortunately closed. Walked around and let my imagination go wild. Sometimes even better than a tour.

Thank Max S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a very well-done and informative interactive learning experience about Joan of Arc. Highly recommend!

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This tower is located right outside the train station and easy to miss if not paying attention. Not sure if you can tour the inside but just knowing the sort of tragedies that happened here are enough to make you pause and relish the moment.

1  Thank maa265
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were surprised that this wonderful historical site is free. This tower (known as “Le Donjon” to the French) is the sole remnant of a castle built here by French King Philippe starting in 1204 and completed in 1210. It’s first floor...More

2  Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 23 November 2017

When we arrived in Rouen by train from Paris, this is one of the first thing we saw.There began our unforgettable in this beautiful medieval city known for Joan of Arc.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

My wife and I were walking down to Rouen city centre from our hotel near the railway station when we saw this large tower standing in a nearby side street. Upon walking down to view it closer we discovered that a chateau now demolished had...More

2  Thank Roger-from-Sussex
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Smack dab in the middle of a neighborhood on the outskirts of old town Rouen, this was where clergy and the English imprisoned Joan of Arc during her trial.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Tour Jeanne d'Arc is the remaining remnant of the Rouen Castle built in 1204 by Philippe Auguste. Formerly known as the castle's donjon or "Grosse Tour", this tower is part of Philip's 1204 phase. This large cylindrical tower contains three superimposed rooms and an attic...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a sad, brief chapter in the atrocity of Joan of Arc -- where she was imprisoned before being burnt at the stake by the Church. (It IS amazing that it still stands, since many old structures were quarried for the pre-cut stone for...More

Thank Norm G
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1 April 2017|
Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
According to their website: Hours: Saturday 2pm–12am Sunday 2–8:30pm Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday 2–8:30pm Thursday 4:30–11pm Friday 4:30–11pm I think some must be labelled backwards