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Giger bar - Gruyeres
Switzerland

Immerse yourself in the world of Fantastic Art. In 1980, HR Giger, a Swiss artist, won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for his participation in the film "Alien".

The museum is located in St-Germain castle, in the centre of the medieval town of Gruyères. It contains the biggest existing collection of the works of HR Giger: paintings, sculptures, furnishings, film sets. Between reality and fiction, past and future, HR Giger takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of your imagination. 


The HR Giger bar, opposite the museum, which is shown in this panorama is also designed like the alien spaceship. 

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Copyright: Rolf Ris
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Uploaded: 17/06/2009
Atualizado: 26/09/2014
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Tags: gruyères - hr giger - alien - spaceship - museum - bar - oscar
  • Kenny Patton 5 months ago
    I got the chance to hang in this bar a few times and it is definitely a 1 of a kind. The Giger museum is even more amazing.
  • Briar Bentley over 1 year ago
    wow that is a cool picture. Isabel age 7
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