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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  • If you like flowers, then you definitely need to get to this place. The area is small, but it has secluded corners, where you can hide in the shadows away from tourists. A lot of bright colors on the ...  more »
  • nice place in the center of Arles. You can admire the beautiful flowers in the courtyard garden there remain seated and even your packed lunches eat there if you sit down somewhere on the ground because there are no seats and that is unfortunate.
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  • It is a good life experience to visit a place that you seem in a painting. In this case, from a very famous one. They did a very good job keeping the place up. Worth the visit.  more »
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  • 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 ! ❤️
  • Nice place to stop off for lunch.
  • Busy, but beautiful
  • Short tour but good
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