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. Put Espace Van Gogh on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Arles tour planner.
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  • Bit hot at the front so went through to the rear where tables had a view over a garden and trees in a small square once painted by Van Gogh the food wasn't bad either and reasonably priced  more »
  • In one of the many rooms in the arcade a photo exhibition about flamingos was just very beautiful. The Center is beautifully planted with flowering plants, even in March.
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  • Perhaps the most relevant place of our visit. If you love art and the figure of Vincent Van Gogh, don't visit this small space in silence. I contemplated and imagine how it was. And have you brake the beauty that once inspired the artist in the midst of his pain.
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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 ! ❤️