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Villa Savoye

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Address: 82, rue de Villiers, 78300 Poissy, France
Phone Number: (33)(0)1 39 65 01 06
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: The Villa Savoye is an internationally-renowned masterpiece built by...
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
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Very good place!

I been in Poissy together with an architect and even if I didnt know much about this, I really liked that place! It represents the beginning of the modern architecture and while... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Ferrara, Italy
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Ferrara, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I been in Poissy together with an architect and even if I didnt know much about this, I really liked that place! It represents the beginning of the modern architecture and while visiting you can enjoy and understand the peace of this place, located in the middle of a garden, and far from the noise of the city. Recommended!

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Paris, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Hidden just outside Paris is this interesting house designed by Le Corbusier. A must for people that are interested in achitecture. But you don't have to be an achitect to understand what is so special about the building. The perfectly English speaking guide was really inspiring. After this I had the feeling I grasped the basics of modern architecture! Please... More 

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Pasadena, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place is a blast from the past with a very modern look. Built in 1931, is one of the most easily recognizable and renowned examples of the International style. It is still in very good condition. We drove past the place two times because the sign is so small and you can't see it from the street. Our navigations... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Excellent trip, especially for architecture buffs. I'd echo the positives in the other posts and recommend googling for the many excellent write-ups on the architectural significance of the house (some suggestions below). I visited on a soggy grey day in January. Not the best weather or season to appreciate the house but still worth it. The staff was dedicated and... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Villa Savoye is situated in Poissy, just outside of Paris. We had to take the RER-A direction Poissy and then continue by bus no.50. Firstly, the trip from Paris to the villa was an exploration itself: we got the chance to see a different side of France, a different scenery from Paris, and a closer contact with the locals. The... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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123 reviews 123 reviews
54 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Villa Savoye is situated in large, private grounds, not far from the centre of Poissy. Though the design ideas have since been "copied" a million times, what makes Villa Savoye interesting is that it was breaking new ground in design terms, being onstructed very early on in the modern movement. Also, of course, it was designed by "the master" himself,... More 

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Offenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

An unusual house who show to the visitor the style of Le Corbusier and at the same time the style of a period. Nice discovery

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited Villa Savoye and happened to notice that there is an English tour every Wed and Fri. We asked the ticket guy who said he would be leading it at 11am. We toured the villa for half an hour and returned to the front desk to find that my husband and I were the only ones. The guide, Thomas,... More 

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Cowra
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Villa Savoye is a short bus ride or an uphill walk from Poissy station. While it is of special interest to lovers of architecture, most people would enjoy visiting this famous house. The large grounds make it an oasis from the busy streets outside. Nice place to enjoy a picnic lunch. The small shop has a selection of books on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It is worth making the trip out to Poissy from Paris even if you're not particularly knowledgable about architecture as this is a visually striking example of the modernist style in a calm environment. Poissy can be reached by RER (line A from Charles De Gaulle Etoile, Chatelet, Gare de Lyon or Nation in Paris). Trains run every 30 minutes... More 

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