Notre Dame du Haut World Heritage Site

Church in Ronchamp, France

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Notre Dame du Haut
RonchampCorbu.jpg
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusPilgrimage Chapel
Year consecrated25 June 1955
Location
LocationRonchamp, Haute-Saône, France
Geographic coordinates47°42′16.37″N 6°37′14.08″E / 47.7045472°N 6.6205778°E / 47.7045472; 6.6205778Coordinates: 47°42′16.37″N 6°37′14.08″E / 47.7045472°N 6.6205778°E / 47.7045472; 6.6205778
Architecture
Architect(s)Le Corbusier
Typechurch
StyleModern
Groundbreaking1953 (1953)
Completed1955
MaterialsConcrete
Website
www.collinenotredameduhaut.com
Official nameChapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut de Ronchamp
Part ofThe Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
CriteriaCultural: (i), (ii), (vi)
Reference1321-012
Inscription2016 (40th session)
Area2.734 ha (0.01056 sq mi)
Buffer zone239.661 ha (0.92534 sq mi)
Official nameChapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut
Designated1967
Reference no.PA00102263[1]
DenominationChapelle

Notre-Dame du Haut (English: Our Lady of the Heights; full name in French: Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut) is a Roman Catholic chapel in Ronchamp, France. Built in 1955, it is one of the finest examples of the architecture of Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier. The chapel is a working religious building and is under the guardianship of the private foundation Association de l’Œuvre de Notre-Dame du Haut.[2] It attracts 80,000 visitors each year.[2]


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