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If you are into Surrealist/Dada then this a real 'Jean Cocteau' must see as it is an extraordinary... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
zarazaranis
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Luang Prabang, Laos
Worth Seeing Now that it is Restored

Menton has painstakingly restored the Cocteau floor to ceiling decoration of its unique wedding... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
joyceheard
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

If you are into Surrealist/Dada then this a real 'Jean Cocteau' must see as it is an extraordinary and wonderful. Those who want to see I would advise

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Menton has painstakingly restored the Cocteau floor to ceiling decoration of its unique wedding hall. It is unusual and captivating. I am not a big fan of his art but I found this decoration splendid. The taped explanation in several languages is informative and helpful...More

Thank joyceheard
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The frescoes are really stunning, and it's worth taking the time to look at the symbolism in all the pieces. Cocteau conceived the whole room, from paintings to chairs and carpet. You can have a tour of the room if you ask at the city...More

Thank MLTT13
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We didn't know this place existed until we visited the Cocteau museum. It is one of the highlights of our trip (Along with Chapelle St Pierre in Villefranche) The murals are beautiful and thought provoking.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Jean Cocteau is very much present in Menton with a museum, a bastion and the wedding room. Everything in this exceptional room was designed by Cocteau: the paintings, the carpet, the chairs and even the candelabras. The result is really worth a visit. Entrance price...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

This small and relatively simple marriage room was designed by the local genius Jean Cocteau in an original poetic style that one would have a hard time finding elsewhere. The furniture, carpet and wall paintings format a whole. A read up on Cocteau is advised...More

Thank Lars L
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The Marriage Hall in the Town Hall was decorated by Jean Cocteau in the 1950s and is a great example of his work. Walls and ceiling are completely covered with his striking designs, full of symbolism. Lamps, seats, mirrors and doors also designed by Cocteau....More

Thank mahonia2013
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We had read about this special hall in advance, but nevertheless it was relatively hard to find. It is to be found in the Hotel de Ville (Municipality hall), but there is a door on the front side of the building; however this door is...More

Thank Milen D
Reviewed September 9, 2016

It located in City Hall and painted by Jean Cocteau. The paintings are interesting . At certain times there are explanations.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Salle des Marriages is in the Town hall. Was decorated in 1957 - 1958 by Jean Cocteau. It´s opened every day 8:30-12:00/14.00 - 16.30. You pay 2 euros and can admire beautiful paintings on walls. You can also choose the language and the staff play...More

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