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Le Volcan : Scene Nationale du Havre

8 Place Oscar Niemeyer, 76600, Le Havre, France
+33 2 35 19 10 20
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An eye catching landmark in Le Havre

Our shuttle bus dropped us across from this modern looking building complex. One building looks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
faithandhope2live
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Canada
Cool

Such a cool building. Really helpful tourism staff. Nice to walk around this structure. Different... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
DCMC
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
21 Jul 2017
“Cool”
26 Jun 2017
“Amazing architecture ”
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8 Place Oscar Niemeyer, 76600, Le Havre, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our shuttle bus dropped us across from this modern looking building complex. One building looks like a volcano and is the concert hall. The other one that looks like a flying saucer is the library. The complex was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, and...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Such a cool building. Really helpful tourism staff. Nice to walk around this structure. Different levels.

Thank DCMC
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The Volcan, also known as the yogurt pot, is an amazing architecture by Oscar Niemeyer. It looks so out of place in the straight lines of Le Havre's Perret. Inside is an incredible public library and a really nice restaurant.

1  Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Strange building - finally reaching the end of its renovations and changes - Starting to look very good and back as an iconic building to see

Thank Angi S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A unique construction but a must see all the same. It does stand out on the landscape but we are glad we went to see it !

Thank GemH1981
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I passed this by several times. You can get a great shot of this on the bridge. I never went in but it is a unique looking architecture.

Thank waterdance
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We did not go inside as it does not look like there is much internally. The architecture itself is quite intriguing and the sculpture on the side (a hand and water) is very nice.

Thank Shen_1986
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Magnificent architecture. The work of the Brazilian Nyemeyer. The inside has been done up like new, one of the most beautiful libraries that I saw so far

Thank 15ad45
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The shape of the building looks strange. Like a previous comment I thought it at the beginning to be a chimney of a plant, although not as symmetric. I do not know what is the significance of using such structure. However, it holds a good...More

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Le Volcan, the Maison de La Culture for Le Havre, is a spectacular monument to brutalist architecture. Some will love the bizarre sight of two volcanoes in the city centre, others will hate it and say even more bizarre things about them. The Le Volcan...More

2  Thank BigBrightBlueSky
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