Hotel Restaurant De La Cigogne
49 Rue Du General Gouraud, Obernai, 67210, France
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Office du tourisme
Office du tourisme stands :
Place du beffroi, 67120 Obernai
This is easy to find as the beffroi can be seen from almost everywhere in the old town!
They have all the documents you need and they will be happy to help you visit Obernai and Alsace.
Église Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul, left entrance
The western front of Église Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul has three entrances. The left one is shown here as a general view (first photo and as a close up on the tympanum (second photo).
On top, Jesus Christ gives the key of Heaven to St Peter and the book of Law to Saint Paul. Beneath, four medallions represent scenes of Christ’s life.
The oldest mention of a Jewish community living in Obernai dates back from 1215. Several Jewish remains have been found such as Hebraic fonts carved on entrances but no entire building.
The synagogue that stands on Rue de Sélestatwas built in pink sand stone in1876 in neo-Romanesque style.
The patron of Alsace
Obernai, formerly called " Ehnheim " grew up around a royal villa, residence as of the 7th century of the dukes of Alsace and in particular of Adalric, father of " Sainte Odile ", who was born there.
Obernai, joined in 1354 the " Decapolis ", held on when attacked by the" Armagnac " in 1444, but was taken at the 17th century by Mansfeld, then by the Swedes of Bernard of Saxony-Weimar.
Attached to France by King Louis XIV within the frame of the treaty of Westphalia, the city kept certain privileges.
The wine business contributed largely to make the wealth of the city.
"symbol of the town"
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