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Free car park, market on Thursday mornings, and impressive statue.

The above just about says it all. It is also adjacent the river and close to the old town. There a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen935
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France
I love Chinon!

We stayed in the center of town and had a lovely time. We walked for miles and the castle is great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tbordenet
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Bothell, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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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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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is the most amazing statue of Joan of Arc. It is huge set in the middle of a large car park. Only a ten minute walk from the main centre of town

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We left our GB car here for 5 nights and it was totally safe. On Wednesdays you have to move it beyond the statue as they have amarket on Thursdays which is well worth a visit. We never had a problem finding a space opposite...More

1  Thank Babsstockport
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is all I can say, a beautiful grand statue surrounded by cars, very sad. The artistry of the sculpture is incredible, the momentum of the charge is captured so well. Shame that static automobiles surround the dynamic bronze.

Thank Novacat1
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The Place Jeanne d'Arc or Joan of Arc at Chinon is basically a carpark which is nonetheless dominated by a magnificent equestrian statue of Joan on horseback leading the attack against the English. This is a late nineteenth century Salon sculpture on a huge scale...More

Thank stephencamburn
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We were fascinated by this depiction of Joan of Ark in action. It is well designed and heroic. The Thursday markets just beside the statue were awesome too.

Thank StephenandLucyT
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Probably, the most dramatic statue I have seen of Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc). Mid morning and afternoon were best times for photography.

Thank joepaulsenngoro2
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