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Centre Durrenmatt Neuchatel CDN

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Address: chemin du Pertuis-du-Sault 74, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 32 720 20 60
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Must see en Neuchatel

You have to climbe the mountain from the center of the city. So you will find the house of Duerrenmatt, who was living there. They added a modern construction of the famous Swiss... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
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Wurzburg, Germany
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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

You have to climbe the mountain from the center of the city. So you will find the house of Duerrenmatt, who was living there. They added a modern construction of the famous Swiss architect Mario Botta , where you can find contemporary expositions. Don't miss the toilet of the old house which is painted and scripted by Visitors of Duerrenmatt,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Once you have visited here you will see some of the reality of the opening stage direction to "The Physicists". The villa has, however, been replaced by the centre building. The exhiition I visited highlighted the parallels between Duerrenmatt and Ionescu's art, in particular their iconoclasm. There is also a wealth of material and exhibits on Duerrenmatt himself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I love the plays Durrenmatt wrote, but I did not know that he was also a gifted painter. The Centre Durrenmatt, is pretty difficult to find, but it is worth searching for it. The location (his former home) is splendid, the view overlooking the lake is astonishing. Mario Botta, the famous Swiss architect/designer had built the Centre. It reveals almost... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

In the house of Durenmatt is possible to see unique exhibition of his pictures and also basic informations about his work at all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

If you like the literature and the critical thought, this museum is intended to you! Dürrenmatt was a famous and very critical observer which could transpose its observations in its picturesque texts.

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Another attraction not to miss when visiting Neuchâtel is the Durrenmatt Centre up hill in a nice side valley. It was the writer's refuge for many years and was extended by Mario Botta into a remarkable memorial. Durrenmatt had lived and worked in Neuchâtel for almost 40 years, in the idyllic setting of the Vallon de l'Ermitage overlooking the town.... More 

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