Le Palais Idéal du Facteur Ferdinand Cheval

Ferdinand Cheval was born in 1836 and became a postman in Hauterives, a town in the Drome region of France. In 1879, while walking his delivery route, he stumbled upon a beautiful stone that started the wheels turning in his head. He spent the rest of his life building an “Ideal Palace” out of rocks collected from his postal route.


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Le Palais Idéal, Track 1

Le Palais Idéal, Track 2

Le Palais Idéal, Track 3

Le Palais Idéal, Track 4

Le Palais Idéal, Track 5

Le Palais Idéal, Track 6

Le Palais Idéal, Track 7