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Chapelle Foujita, Reims

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Chapelle Foujita was constructed at Rue de la Mars in 1965-1966 by the Japanese artist, Tsuguharu Foujita. It is most famous for the frescos he hand painted in the interiors. A converted catholic, Foujita designed the chapel, all of the ironwork, stained glass, and the sculptures. At the age of 80, he painstakingly painted the frescoes in blues, greens, yellows, and browns with Christian themes, as well as with depictions of his friend and his wife. The Catholic diocese consecrated the chapel in 1966, and France listed it as an historic monument in 1992. Plan your visit to Chapelle Foujita and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Reims trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • The paintings are very beautifull. Worthwhile visiting! And across the street you will find Mumm, a producer of fine champagne 
    The paintings are very beautifull. Worthwhile visiting! And across the street you will find Mumm, a producer of fine champagne  more »
  • We like Foujita's work and made it a point of visiting the chapel in Reims. It is a lovely airy place. The chapel is small so its not a long excursion. 
    We like Foujita's work and made it a point of visiting the chapel in Reims. It is a lovely airy place. The chapel is small so its not a long excursion.  more »
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  • Beautiful Chapel. Very peaceful and serene
  • Reims is a rather astounding place at times - there is an American connection, and there is a Japanese connection.

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