Le Volcan : Scène Nationale du Havre

Le Volcan : Scène Nationale du Havre

Le Volcan : Scène Nationale du Havre
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K4R1N
110 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Le Havre didn’t really show a sunny side. But there still was some interesting and crazy things to find. The architecture stuff of Oscar Niemeyer was impressive from inside and outside, looking like a volcano caldera, housing a theater and a huge public library. But the building materials were quite a wrong decision, inevitably producing damages. Several roofs were lacking, so they had buckets at a lot of places to collect the water dripping in - at least the buckets had a label of Oscar Niemeyer - they really know how to solve problems! It was interesting! I‘m really thinking of declaring the vacation as a business trip, it was highly educational to me.
Written 10 February 2024
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Dutch-Mikey
Le Havre, France1,130 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Friends
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.
Written 26 June 2017
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Angi S
Alresford, UK505 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
Strange building - finally reaching the end of its renovations and changes - Starting to look very good and back as an iconic building to see
Written 11 May 2017
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Shehwaz
Ahmedabad, India1,069 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2014 • Friends
Strange design when you look at it from the outside, looks like a big power plant chimney smack in the middle of the town. But looks can be deceiving. Once you go inside and you find out the history of the place, it is not too bad really.
Written 21 September 2014
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Calum M
North Ferriby, UK236 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013
Horrid looking,was there an inside?yuck!we as a family weren't keen - better heading to the natural history museum down the road.
Written 22 April 2013
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,975 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
OMG! What is this? During the daytime it is huge and imposing and not attractive at all. They are public buildings and serve a purpose but they are truly ugly and folks either walk on by or stop to be puzzled by the ugly design.
Written 2 June 2023
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IslandzGirl
Gainesville, FL1,532 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
There’s not a lot to do in Le Havre (but we like the shopping). So we walked by. We did not go inside as we were not interned in the theater or library.
Written 30 May 2023
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mikesierra
Bourne, UK1,987 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
Le Volcan is both a library and theatre and you can just walk in. Even if you don’t go inside, this building is worth a look for its novel design and architecture. Worth 20 minutes or so.
Written 16 August 2019
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martoct
Scunthorpe, UK138 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
Wondered what this building was so wandered in for a look around.
It is a big library and theatre stage, amazing for the locals with some people just sat around reading in quiet areas. The cafe was also good value for snacks and coffee
Written 11 October 2018
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TayeToo
Avon, CO177 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
A modern French town where the Seine River meets the English Channel. Le Havre was almost completely destroyed during WW11 and has been rebuilt as a beautiful modern city with just touches of the few historic buildings that have remained. It is an architects’ town beginning with the Museum of Art and the Le Volcan, an auditorium and library. Check out the schedule before planning your trip if you want tickets. The downtown area near the Le Volcan is complete with pedestrian promenade of bars, restaurants and small shops
Written 3 September 2018
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