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LA TENTURE DE L'APOCALYPSE

Address : Château d'Angers
2 promenade du Bout du Monde
49100 ANGERS
FRANCE

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Presentation of: LA TENTURE DE L'APOCALYPSE

Made from wool, woven using the low-warp technique and completely reversible, the tapestry measures on average 103m in length and 4.5m in height (width). It is an interpretation of the 1st Century AD religious manuscript of the visions of St. John (the final text of the New Testament). It is a poignant commentary on the historical, social and political context of 14th Century France, at the time of the Hundred Years War and of epidemics and hunger across Europe.

Subject to extensive damage during late 18th and early 19th centuries, when it was disfigured, abandoned and dispersed, the tapestry was reassembled and restored by Canon Joubert in the mid-19th Century.
Opening times
from 02/05/2018 to 04/09/2018
Sunday from 09:30 to 18:30
Monday from 09:30 to 18:30
Tuesday from 09:30 to 18:30
Wednesday from 09:30 to 18:30
Thursday from 09:30 to 18:30
Friday from 09:30 to 18:30
Saturday from 09:30 to 18:30
from 05/09/2018 to 31/12/2018
Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30
Monday from 10:00 to 17:30
Tuesday from 10:00 to 17:30
Wednesday from 10:00 to 17:30
Thursday from 10:00 to 17:30
Friday from 10:00 to 17:30
Saturday from 10:00 to 17:30
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Site theme
Castle
Site category
Registered and listed sites
Prices
Full adult price starting from 9€ (Adultes)
Children's price (-18 ans)
Payment methods
Credit card
Cheques and postal orders
Holiday vouchers
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Guided tours (individuelles): Yes
Free tours (groupes): Yes
Guided tours (groupes): Yes
Visit languages
Visit: French, German, English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Spoken language
English
French
Facilities
Bar cafeteria tea room
Further information
Groups accepted Up to 60 persons
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