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Villa Savoye

82, rue de Villiers, 78300 Poissy, France
(33)(0)1 39 65 01 06
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Poissy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Villa Savoye is an internationally-renowned masterpiece built by architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret – better known as Le Corbusier – and Pierre... more » Owner description: The Villa Savoye is an internationally-renowned masterpiece built by architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret – better known as Le Corbusier – and Pierre Jeanneret, between 1928 and 1931. The villa, designed for the Savoye family (hence its name), is acknowledged as one of the founding examples of the modern architecture movement. Open:> 1st March to 30th April: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.> 2nd May to 31st August: from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.> 1st September to 31st October: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.> 2nd November to 29th February: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed:> Mondays.> 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and from 25th December to 1st January. Admission fees: Adults : 7,5€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Went with my sister and brother in law who are architects and wanted to see the space. It was interesting even for the non architect, but someone who just likes modern architecture. I thought the house and permanent exhibit were good and worth the trip out. What was extremely annoying and detracted from the trip was the temporary exhibit "The... More

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Acushnet, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Designed by Le Corbusier, this modern structure is most interesting.. My Granddaughter is a student of Architecture and visiting Villa Savoye was on her list of must see places to visit in and around Paris. Because she had the foresight to bring her student identification there was no admission charge for her. Our hotel arranged a taxi from Paris to... More

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Poissy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Any architecture enthusiast should definitely add the Villa Savoye to his Paris itinerary: I won't go into details about how amazing this structure is - suffice it to say that I was knocked off my feet the first time I visited, both by the way the building is tied to the surrounding nature and by the way it appears to... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

If you are interested in modern architecture, this short train trip to Poissy is a great morning adventure. The guided tour of the house was provided (in French) by an enthusiastic docent. The house is beautiful of course, but I was dissapointed that it wasn't staged with furntiure, art, or accessories of the period. Same for Corbu's Villa Roche in... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Villa Savoyve has worth to visit. The place designed by Great architect "Le Corbusier" in around '20 which there has not much architecture like this in that period. He was a leading modernism architect at that time. If you go by Train you should aware that RER line A has many destinations. I told the ticket booth that i need... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This masterpiece, designed by Le Corbusier, was on my bucket list since I was in my early teens. During a visit to Paris with my wife, and local family, we (myself) decided to visit the house after the obligated Versailles outing. I was acting like a kid on the way to the house, obviously exited by the idea of experiencing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

If you have come to Paris for the usual - Notre Dome, The Louvre, Eiffel Tower - your itinerary may not extend to Villa Savoye. But if you appreciate brilliant design and modernism architecture, visit Villa Savoye in the Paris suburb of Poissay. Designed by Le Corbusier in 1928, it is provocative and fascinating to imagine in its time. A... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We arrived at 4.15 and had a good tour of the house. Well worth the visit although sadly it is is barely furnished and one has to imagine what it must have been like when it was occupied by the original family. On our way out (15 minutes before closing time for the house) the shop was closed and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

A master piece of Architecture, not enough highlighted. Can be difficult to find by a stranger, as no signs indicate path from train station. Gardens and surroundings could be embellished, and store more well-stocked to increase the global level of the tour. However a really nice piece of Archiecture which worth visiting.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

If you get the opportunity, see this wonderfully futuristic house of its era. So many of the features we take for granted in our homes today, like a sliding glass door off the living room, were done here for the first time. I'm not a huge modernist fan but you cannot helped but be impressed with what a genius Le... More

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