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Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut

13 rue de la Chapelle, 70250 Ronchamp, France
+33 3 84 20 65 13
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Impressive, perfect - superb atmosphere

We drove for over 2 hours to visit Le Corbusier's stunning chapel - from our base in Beaune it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane M
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Devon
Too expensive to enter

We drove up the hill, to see that the entrance fee was to high to enter the chapel. With a family... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Wouter D
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13 rue de la Chapelle, 70250 Ronchamp, France
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+33 3 84 20 65 13
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"minimalist interior"
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove for over 2 hours to visit Le Corbusier's stunning chapel - from our base in Beaune it was an easy if lengthy drive. It had been on my husband' bucket list since he learned about the building as part of his architecture studies...More

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We drove up the hill, to see that the entrance fee was to high to enter the chapel. With a family of 2 parents and 2 kids, it was around €27,- (2*8 + 2* 5,5). Maybe we missed a important sight, but we didn't want...More

Thank Wouter D
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is a mid-twentieth century masterpiece by the Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier. He is reported to have said: "Above the drawing board I have the shell of a crab collected in Long Island near New York. It will be the roof of the chapel." Built...More

Thank K-Chowdhury1968
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

An other name for this building is the Chapel of Light and the outside certainly does not give any clues to the interior of the Chapel. It's a must visit for designers young and old. If I write more it will spoil your visit. Ensure...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I think is one of the most impressive church ever built. There's now an extension made by Renzo Piano, and most of this is private. Because of this, the complex, originally free, now require a ticket. Unfortunately, there was a woman with long bond hai...More

Thank Sara L
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This took our breath away. Perched on top of a hill in gorgeous countryside is this unexpected, absolutely stunning architectural masterpiece. Unusual lines to the building - at the same time it seems both angular and curved - and inside is serene and quite moving...More

Thank WendyandTim
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Porterie, Responsable relations publiques at Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Positive: - beautiful landscape around the chapel... - two main highlights of modern/contemporary architecture one by side: the chapel by Le Corbusier is surprising and with some wonderful details inside and outside. The oratory by Piano is also interesant... - free parking Negative: - probably...More

Thank Óscar M
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The location is superb high up on the hill. The chapel itself is auster but at the same time I found it rather charming. The lighting inside is fascinating and the accousticts are great. There are a few other structures around - which makes an...More

Thank EllenChr
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This site is so well maintained. Great guides and support centre. Just fantastic. The Assn. Le Corbusier and local interests have really preserved this site and Corbusier legacy with care. The town itself is rather grim. Come early, see the Chapel and move on. Pack...More

Thank Cubby V
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We made a massive detour on our way from Paris to Beaune to visit Le Corbusier's stunning chapel. Logistically, it took some planning. Early train from Paris arrived at Belfort- Montbéliard. Picked up a hire car ( beware of the irregular office hours of the...More

Thank Nelly B
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Toni Y
10 May 2016|
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Response from JONWILL101 | Reviewed this property |
HI Toni thanks for your question i sorry it took so long for me to respond . in a nutshell no i don't sorry but I went there on my own by car and then bought a english book in the shop covering all the history and full... More
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Jane M
14 July 2015|
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Response from LADsFit | Reviewed this property |
You could take a TVG train to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV station. This station is not the main Station in Belfort township so you would need to catch a taxi into Belfort itself. Otherwise you couuld fly to Basel-Mulhouse and... More
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Response from ChantalBd | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need a ticket but I'm afraid that you can't buy them before…but you can write them or call them to ask how to do I can't post it but you can look in their website, just google: Colline notre-dame du haut... More
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