• Historic site and monument

Sculpture - La Porte d'Eau

"La Porte d'Eau": Agostin Cardenas 1973

Historic site and monument Sculpture - La Porte d'Eau Passy


Passy (74190)
Animals allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request
Average duration of an individual visit : 00h10

This totemic anthropomorphic couple in wood from Iroko or African teak, create in our forest a place to celebrate the main sources of life: water and women. The Cuban, Cardenas (1927-2001), developed a formal personnel language that distinguishes the simplification of volume, the influence of surrealism and that of African art.

Also visit the Church of Notre Dame de Toute Grace and the heritage workshop in Plateau d'Assy.


Free for individual visitors.
Fee paying when you discover the contemporary sculptures in Passy in the company of a local heritage guide.


Animals allowed
Languages of documentation : French
Languages visits : French
Languages informatives signs : French


Accessible all year round.

Labels and rating

20th C

  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Themed tour
  • Tour free of charge
  • Car park
  • Coach parking


Promenade Marie Curie Plateau d'Assy 74190 Passy

Situated at the crossroads between the "promenade Marie Curie" and the old road to "Lac Vert", after Sancellemoz.

More informations

Information update on 28/10/2021 by Office de Tourisme de Passy