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Galerie David d'Angers

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Address: 37 bis, rue Toussaint, 49100 Angers, France
Phone Number: 02 41 05 38 90
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Amazing life work of sculpter David d`Angers

The building that houses the galerie is a piece of art itself. An old abbey which had it`s roof fall in was reconstructed with a soaring glass ceiling. The light and high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The building that houses the galerie is a piece of art itself. An old abbey which had it`s roof fall in was reconstructed with a soaring glass ceiling. The light and high ceilings add to the presentation of the statues and other carvings. The city has an enormous amount of examples of molds for statues that are found throughout the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
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15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I stumbled onto this building while walking the town on the last day of my trip. It was a wonderful discovery and one of my favorite places to visit in the town. Had I found it earlier in my month-long stay, I would have revisited often. A beautiful church which had its roof replaced by iron and glass. It lets... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Definitely a must see if you are amateur of French culture and old stones. The gallery is located near the city center, and the castle (Chateau du Roi Rene). Not only has the Gallery beautiful sculpture but the building itself is Art ( the roof has been renovated by glasses which gives an interesting light on the sculptures). If you... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

A must see in Angers. A collection of scruptures of local artist and others. In a very nice building with excellent lighting and quiteness. Choose the right timing, early in the morning. Efficient and friendly staff.

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Clinton, MS
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

While most people visit Angers to tour the city's imposing medieval fortress containing magnificent 14th century tapestries that depict the Apocalypse, Angers has several other notable sites worth visiting. One of those, located only a few blocks from the famous fortress, that I happened upon is the Galerie David d'Angers, a museum of works by one of Angers' most illustrious... More 

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