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Couvent d'Éveux Interesting

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Located on the hillside, the Dominican Ste-Marie-de-la-Tourette Monastery was designed by Le Corbusier and built between 1956 and 1959. It is a remarkable example of modern architecture applied to religious life. The rough concrete buildings form a quadrilateral sealed to the north by a very bare church, which light enters from the sides via narrow horizontal slits. The monks' cells look onto the surrounding prairies and woods.

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  • Address : rte de la Tourette F - 69210 Éveux69210Éveux
  • Phone : 04 72 19 10 92
  • E-mail : accueil@couventdelatourette.fr
  • Website :
  • Prices : 7 €

Opening hours :

  • Sun 3pm; Jul-Aug: daily (telephone for timetable)

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