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A nice square in downtown, next to the riverside. Gathering place for markets, very nice statue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carlosmp
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Be sure to come here on Market Day

On Thursday mornings, the square comes alive with a fabulous market featuring fresh meat and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan B
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Skaneateles, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice square in downtown, next to the riverside. Gathering place for markets, very nice statue, one attraction in Chinon.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Thursday mornings, the square comes alive with a fabulous market featuring fresh meat and produce as well as clothing, textiles and baked goods. Well worth a special visit to Chinon.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has loads of free parking apart from Wednesday evening when you have to vacate because there is a market there on Thursdays. The market is great with lots of food and clothing to buy.

Thank Babsstockport
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The fair was here whilst we were here so that took up a lot of spaces. Also note that the local market is here on Thursdays so again no parking.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This square is on the outskirts of Chinon and holds a enormous statue of Joan of Arc on a horse, jumping over a wounded soldier, with a flag in her left hand and a sword in the other. Do not park here on Thursdays till...More

Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I was expecting to see a a beautiful square with shops and restaurants, instead the statue is located in a car parking. Not much to see. Too bad

Thank sammy1420
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The above just about says it all. It is also adjacent the river and close to the old town. There a couple of hotels/restaurant/bars next to the square plus banks and, heaven forbid, the police station. A good place to start a wander although there...More

Thank Helen935
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We stayed in the center of town and had a lovely time. We walked for miles and the castle is great! We liked our stay in Chinon better than Paris!

Thank tbordenet
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Thought we'd walk along the river to have a look at the statue, but we were quite disappointed that it is lost in the middle of a car park. This is such a shame as it's a very impressive monument to France's most famous female.

Thank CARROTZZ
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This square in Chinon is essentially a medium-sized carpark. It does have loos which are not clean and which you may wish to mention to the Chinon Tourist Information Office if you go there for any other reason. On the edges of the carpark, there...More

Thank stephencamburn
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