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Place du Vieux-Marche

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Address: | Esse endereço na França é em Rouen e não em Caen onde se encontra a atração, Rouen, France

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Great destination.

The centre of Rouen is actually quite a small area at the heart of which is a wonderful town square surrounded by buildings with great architectural interest. A real buzz around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Javea, Spain

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Javea, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The centre of Rouen is actually quite a small area at the heart of which is a wonderful town square surrounded by buildings with great architectural interest. A real buzz around here with lots to see and do. Although an area of typical tourist trap restaurants, cafes and bars it has a certain charm that somehow compensates. Lots of interesting... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many timbered houses and / or cantilever's , much of which is in fact made up of old facades and buildings. The setting is very impressive but the highlight has to be what is related to execution of Joan of Arc who was there burnt alive the 30 May 1431 . The place of public executions with the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Rue Eau de robec, Place du Vieux-Marche, Rue Saint-Romain, Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou are all beautiful little streets in Rouen one should wander. There are ample places to sit and enjoy a meal, drink some cafe and enjoy a crepe.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

In among Christmas activities you did see the ruins of the original church. The church is worth a visit. Surrounded by many restaurants and shops.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place is among the oldest place in Europe. You can find the oldest hostel of France on this place which still have somehow the original design. You can still book a room in it, which offers amazing view on the place and the boat church. On this place, Jeanne d'Arc was burned, there is a huge cross on the... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Visually and socially, Place du Vieux-Marche is a great urban space. It is strange there seems to be ruin outcroppings popping up out of the pavement that could cause a twisted ankle or worse. The space is, on one side, dominated by ultramodern shape of cold black slate roof and facade of Joan d.Arc church the side opposite is defined... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Really enjoyed this bustling square, especially the excellent restaurants around it in the evenings. Very busy and very French atmosphere, particularly in the packed bars. Easy to take a stroll up to the cathedral and see it lit up at night to walk off the excesses!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is what I consider the heart of the city, the architecture, the Church of St Joan of Arc, the market and the cafés. It's worth sitting there and see tourists and locals go by. There is a great place to eat sea food in the market, you should not miss it!

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Rendon, Tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Just a great place to take in life in Rouen. Nice eateries, with reasonable prices. Near the Church of Joan of Arc. Good place to people watch. Loved this town...we will go back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the centre of the old part of Rouen and a must see, especially when the market is open (not Sundays) and you can admire all the fantastic food on offer.

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