"Ou le songe devient la realite."

Where the dream becomes reality.

- Ferdinand Cheval


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   - East Facade

   - West Facade

   - Terrace

   - Inscriptions

   - Other Photos




The west facade is dedicated to the religions of the world, with temples running all across it to a giant Arabian mosque on the right.


You're no more than dust.
Your soul alone is immortal.


The whole west facade. There are stairways at either end, and the mosque is toward the front (right).


The staircase at the left side.


The top above the stairs.


Detail of the towers above that end the west facade.


The miniature buildings on the west facade, including a Hindu Temple, Swiss Chalet, Maison Carree in Algiers and a medieval chateau. (not all shown).


The mosque at the right end of the west facade. The inscription above the door says, "Entrance to a palace of imagination."


The stairs to the right of the mosque that lead up to the terrace.







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