At the end of May 2016, the Panorama XXL Rouen will present the panorama: Rouen, 1431, a new spectacular creation by artist Yadegar Asisi.
Rouen during Joan of Arc’s time
This world exclusively panorama in Rouen, will immerse you in the 15th century to see the unique and unusual life of this historic city. You will discover major scenes of the life and death of Joan of Arc which took place in Rouen. From the top of its 15-meter platform, the XXL Panorama offers a viewpoint overlooking the city from the Butter Tower of the Cathedral of Rouen. Not only will you will discover the city and the daily life of its inhabitants, but also the fate of Joan of Arc takes a tragic turn.
The artist represents the capital of Normandy, during which marks the end of the middle ages. At this time, Rouen was the 2nd largest city in France, just after Paris. The Panorama portrays the daily life of the city, with the churches, the half-timbered houses, courtyards and the bridge on the river Seine. One can also see the hinterland and the Normandy countryside dotted with farms.
A world exclusive
This 360 ° panorama is the result of 3 years of work. Yadegar Asisi conducted extensive research with historians, specialists and archaeologists of the city with its hundred spires. More than 50,000 photographs, drawings and paintings will be incorporated into the final work.
The unveiling of this Panorama of Rouen 1431, is a 2016 highlight not to be missed. Don’t forget to book your tickets on the official website of the Tourist Office.