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Espace Van Gogh

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Address: Pl. Dr. Felix Rey, Arles, France
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Private Provence Tour: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh
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Van Gogh Tour from Avignon Including Carrières de Lumières

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The Garden in the quad is very pretty

See this as part of the Van Gogh tour of places he painted. The garden is laid out in a quadrant and is very pretty. The building was a health care building where Van Gogh stayed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
Bruce W
Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit.It's colorful, peaceful and quite.There are some gift shops around the square and places to sit and relax.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was the culmination of our self-guided tour through the sites that inspired many of Van Gogh's paintings. A fun way to explore the city.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Really central, really nice gardens, in the summer it's beautiful! Free wi-fi! Good to know a bit more about Van Gogh. Nice shops.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Now a shopping arcade with an art gallery, the arcaded square with colourful flowerbeds was painted by Van Gogh. Much better to go to Alyscamp, or into the Alpilles or to St Remy-de-Provence to get a sense of the light and images swirling around in the Artist's head. This is a rather tourist orientated place. "Get your gifts here"

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Part of the Van Gogh walk. Fairly easy to find and you just walk right in. Pretty garden with some gift shops around.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

If you are interested in following the history of Van Gogh then you must come to this former hospital and see the place where Van Gogh painted in interior courtyard. Really interesting story about the troubled life of Van Gogh. There are some nice shops and coffee shop here as well. It is beautiful interior courtyard with fountain and flowers... More 

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Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

See this as part of the Van Gogh tour of places he painted. The garden is laid out in a quadrant and is very pretty. The building was a health care building where Van Gogh stayed for a short time in recuperations from depression (bi-polar condition).

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Its really just a place that you duck into and then look around. But not much has changed since Van Gogh was a patient there, so that in itself is worth seeing. Make sure you look from the direction of his room into the garden to fully realize the sameness of the plaza. Also, the gift shop has the best... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you're on the Van Gogh trail, you must look in at this lovely garden that he painted while in hospital here. Somewhat tucked away, but worth the stop.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a lovely place as Van Gogh found! Lovely to get out of heat and have a coffee, be warned it can get busy

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