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Small but relatively impressive amount of Asian art pieces exhibited in a small premise of a small but quite a famous Swiss village. I enjoyed my visiting as there were only one couple around so no any "crowded selfie" around. I think it's a great...More
The people in switzerland are generally very helpful. We had 1 hour later booking at Le Chalet restaurent and so we decided to visit Tibet Museum which is just 100 metres from restaurent. The tibet museum is very well kept and also has lots of...More
Having visited Tibet, I was impressed with this quite extensive collection in a small Swiss town. The amount of pieces was quite amazing, almost overwhelming for the relatively small space. I had the wentire museum, housed in a beautiful old church, all to myself.
We visited this museum today after first visiting Chateaux Gruyeres next door. This is a very different experience - very serene with classical music playing in the background. It displays a life collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan iconography.
We took advantage of a combined...More
Gruyere is a small fairytale town with cobblestone streets and flowers in summers. It's small and can be seen on foot. Took a hearty meal at the end at one of the many cafes. From the Gruyere train station it is a 10 min walk...More
Collector Alain Bordier has renovated an abandoned Catholic church to house his exquisite collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan art ... and has kept the upper half of the main chapel Catholic, with stained glass windows, etc. Lovely fusion. Excellent collection. If you speak French,...More
The presentation of artefacts in the Chapel is lovely. This is a very peaceful place, but is definitely upstaged by its neighbours. I thought it relatively poor value compared to the Giger and the castle. Still worth a visit, good place to refresh after the...More