Espace Van Gogh, Arles

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The courtyard of the former Arles hospital, now named Espace Van Gogh, is a cultural and academic center for Vincent van Gogh's works, including several masterpieces. Van Gogh was brought to the hospital in 1888 after he cut off his own ear lobe. The two-story hospital features a central French garden. White chalk gallery arcades are reminiscent of Arabic architecture. To visit Espace Van Gogh and other attractions in Arles, use our Arles holiday builder app .
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  • Old hospital where Van Gogh was hospitalized. It looks surprisingly similar to his painting. Well kept gardens, beautiful even on a rainy, cloudy day.  more »
  • The Court of the former Hospital of arles was the chance to appear on a painting by Van Gogh. It attracts so many visitors fond of selfies. Out of this narcissistic practice to which we all adhere, there's absolutely nothing. A flower beds without much interest, and a few Japanese with phallic objectives circling because in fact, there is absolutely nothing to shoot. In fact it's a perfect illustration of the favourite places of the painter who had the gift of sublimate sordid places. The bridge and the Café space Van Gogh are tourist traps. The bridge you may aggression, at the café you may intoxication, and trying the space you will need to pay a ticket because this place is surrounded by parking lots at € 6 per hour. Arles is my city, I know her, go your way!
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  • Nice place and very nice garden, well .ancien hospital or Van Gohg was treated for his ear.
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  • Former convent ranged round gardens, now managed as civic space. Site of major expos during Rencontres photo festival. Charming green space in the old town rather than a place of special architectural or historic interest. Generic cafe and postcard stall on one range. Not to be confused with the Van Gogh Foundation which has a gallery in Arles.
  • This is the hospital where Vincent Van Gogh was taken after he cut off a portion of his ear. He made a drawing of this exactly courtyard in 1889. Super amazing being able to be there ! ❤️
  • Beautiful courtyard!
  • Surreal and beautiful.
  • Nice place to stop off for lunch.
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