If you want to make the most of Le Havre you need to come to somewhere loan experience that differs from a normal picturesque French city ,.
Le Havre looked to the future and the Auguste Perret committed modernist, mentor Le Corbusier, to rebuild the center after the destruction of World War II.
His efforts have now been rewarded with a status of UNESCO, and you should not be in modern architecture to love the clean lines and bold public spaces and monuments of the city.
1. St. Joseph’s Church
Amazing church of Auguste Perret is modern architecture at its most powerful.
With a neo-Gothic temple, he showed that the concrete could reach by developing a self-supporting tower 107 meters high.
So when you stand in the choir there is nothing above you but a hollow tube with bare concrete illuminated by filtered sunlight through stained glass.
So you can see the presence of the church from almost anywhere in Le Havre and it stands as a beacon for shipping in the night.
2. Musée d’Art Moderne André Malraux
There are five centuries of art in MuMa, a modern glass and steel just next to the marina.