"Golden Saint" Joan of Arc Statues Tip by maestrousmc

Joan of Arc Statues, Paris: 7 reviews and 9 photos


You will find statues of Joan of Arc throughout the city. (See my Notre Dame entry). If you catch a glimpse of this Golden masterpiece on Rue de Rivoli when the sun hits it the right way you will appreciate the beauty of this work.

For all you history lovers:

It is believed that Joan of Arc was inspired by a choir of angels to save France from British conquest. Joan led the Valois troops to victory at the Battle of Orleans before being captured by the English and burned at the stake for heresy. Patron saint of France.

The following site contains more information regarding Joan.

Address: Rue de Rivoli - Place des Pyramides
Website: http://saints.sqpn.com/saintj05.htm

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  • Updated Mar 11, 2008
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