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French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence - Foundation Maeght, Arch by Miro
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The Marguerite and Aimé Maeght Foundation is a unique example of a private European Foundation. Located in the medieval village of Saint-Paul de Vence the Foundation was opened in 1964. It has more than 200,000 visitors each year and it contains one of the biggest 20th-century art collections in Europe.

The 360 photo presents at dusk the imposing sculpture " L'arc" by Joan Miro, in the famous garden arranged as labyrinth.

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Uploaded: 23/02/2013
Updated: 10/04/2014
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