The church is a must see! The Architecture is amazing. The glass mosaics are spectacular and very beautiful. Visit in Rouen - Normandy - France The middle age versus modern Architecture
About Church of St. Joan of Arc
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A church designed on a circular concept and very modern themes. The church is located next to the square where tradition has it Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.
What a great design. Flowing outside to the markets and providing protection before you enter the church. The interior is modern with a sense of age created by the wooden boat hull like sweeps of the ceiling. So many changing angles to create delight in...More
This 20th century church looks like a Viking ship, a dragon, or symbolizes fire, depending on your perspective. Interesting to look at, but it seems out of place in the old part of Rouen. Outside, however, is a monument marking the spot where Joan of...More
This new church's ceiling has the shape of fire, from outside, because the architect wanted to show how St. Joan of Arc was burnt alive, by the British. From the inside, the wooden beams are marvelously done; they meet in a point where steel beams...More
This is a very modern building, in the shape and with the scales of a fish, but its significance goes deeper, being on the site of Jeanne d'Arc's martyrdom which is commemorated in the garden. Also the stained glass is from an older church, destroyed...More
This religious and civil memorial to Jeanne D'Arc is well worth a quick look around both in and out, for its quirky architecture.