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Fine Architecture of Le Corbusier's!

Chapelle Dame du Haut, is a Roman Catholic chapel located in the beautiful French countryside... read more

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A fantastic visit. Note that no electric light is installed inside the church room. Only the sun... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
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13 rue de la Chapelle, 70250 Ronchamp, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Chapelle Dame du Haut, is a Roman Catholic chapel located in the beautiful French countryside surrounding the small town of Ronchamp. It is situated near Belfort, which is in Eastern France. Built in 1955, it is one of the fine creations of the Franco-Swiss architect,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic visit. Note that no electric light is installed inside the church room. Only the sun lightens the room.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Morten Jul L
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We visited on a hot day in August. It literally took your breath away It is considered one of the most important buildings of the 20th century, and represents a shift away from Le Corbusier's early functionalists works that the Modernist architects were following. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank karen q
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

You really must make the effort to visit this magic place, religious or not you will feel something. Corbusier was a genius and this example of his brutal architecture is holy to the brain. Trust me, it will blow you away... do not miss the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FranzPagot
Reviewed August 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Blackdownalpaca
Reviewed May 18, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Wouter D
Reviewed February 21, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kshf_C
Reviewed August 31, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank John G
Reviewed August 27, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sara L
Reviewed August 20, 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

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


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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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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
May 10, 2015|
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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