Rouen, France – A lovely start to our holiday.

Rouen Catherdal

Rouen Cathedral

Monet painted a series of works of this cathedral. I was fortunate to see four of them at the Musee D’Orsay. image

Rouen Cathedral

IMG_3364Snippets of some more of the wonderful design inspiration in the city.

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Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake here in 1431. In 1979 the contemporary Saint Joan of Arc Church was built here in her honour.

The beautiful stained glass windows, the work of great master glaziers at the beginning of the 16th century are from the former Church of Saint Vincent.image

imageThe modern glass surrounds look like Bojagi to me!

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