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Modern church decorated with exceptional modern art by the great artists of the 20th century like... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
paci
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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The whole village felt a friendly welcoming place and Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Toute-Grace reflected... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Modern church decorated with exceptional modern art by the great artists of the 20th century like Chagal,Leger, Matisse,Bonnard and many others.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

The whole village felt a friendly welcoming place and Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Toute-Grace reflected this in its architecture, design, art and "spirituality". This is the opposite of a cold austere gothic building. It is lined with works of art from many established artists (including Matisse) who responded...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Eglise Notre-Dame de Toute Grace, also known locally as "the Chagall church" sits on a lovely site on plateau d'Assy, with breathtaking vistas all around. Mont Blanc is towering over the place. Plateau d'Assy had a long history of caring for consumption patients during the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

All depend on your interests. Nothing flashy here, no gold, no baroque, no gigantesque propostions ; no guided tour either. A simple church, still in use by the community. But to the one who love modern art, or are attracted to spirituality, this church is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

If the modern artworks of this church were in a museum, it would be a famous museum. But they are integral parts of a small local church in a little mountain town - this is incredible, And its placement, near a place called (in French)...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

The whole thing is superb. Don't miss the crypt which you enter from what feels like round the back of the church.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This church is well worth visiting. Imposing, pieces by famous modern artists such as Chagall, Bony, Lipchitz, Léger, Matisse. Wonderful stained glass windows including by Marguerite Huré. In the hour we were there, there were no other visitors. The book/catalogue costs €12 and is worth...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

In this region there are many baroque churches and this one belongs to a real historical and artistic patrimony. Just don't leave the place without visiting it.

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

A unique church with a unique story and unique stunning artwork. A fascinating diversion and well worth a visit. Free parking, free entry and free guided tours from very knowledgeable guides in English.

Date of experience: August 2013
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