Strasbourg Things to Do

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    A view from above
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    Notre Dame Cathedral - Front Entrance
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  • 1. Notre-Dame Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The monumental Strasbourg Cathedral is a huge tourist draw in this area. It is well worth seeing, but be advised that you won't be alone. The cathedral is open to the public every day from 7 a.m. to...

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  • 2. La Petite France

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Walking through Petite France waterways district is very pleasant, many beautiful old buildings, tour boats on the water and sometimes you may see one using the locke to continue along the...

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  • 3. Boat trip on the river

    For tourists who are short of time to see Strasbourg I would recommend a river cruise. Strasbourg is a very old town and has developed over the centuries by the waterway. A cruise is a good way of...

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  • 4. Place Gutenberg

    4 out of 5 stars

    Probably most famous for the Christmas Market that is held here every year, the square is named after Johannes Gutenberg. While he was a child of Mainz - born, bred and died there - it was in...

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  • 5. The European Parliament

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is the European Parliament building. But it's complicated. There are two others. This is the most important one - where the entire parliament meets. The location of the building in Strasbourg, a...

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  • 6. Palais des Rohan- Museums

    Our Strasbourg Pass included one museum admission and I selected Palais Rohan, I didn't realize that it was actually three separate museums-the Musee des Arts decoratifs (decorative arts), Musee des...

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  • 7. Les Ponts Couverts

    As much as Strasbourg relied on the waters of the river Ill to bring it trade, feed its tanneries and fuel its mills, the river could bring something else too: enemies. So while Petite France pushed...

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  • 8. Barrage Vauban

    From the middle ages to the 17th century, a fortified covered bridges device ensured the urban defense of the vulnerable coast where the Ill is divided into four channels. The progress of the...

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  • 9. Église Saint Pierre le Vieux

    This was another Church that I came across where I could visit the inside. First I had to walk past the several beggars that were sitting outside the Church entrance. Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux Church is...

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  • 10. Pont Saint Martin

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Point Saint Martin is second most famous bridge in Petite France. From the bridge is great view of canal and half timbered houses. Under the bridge is great restaurant with gallery which was washing...

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  • 11. The Council of Europe

    Strasbourg is not only European capital of Alsace, but also the seventh largest city in France. It is a young city, for students and tourists, providing a perfect balance between historical and...

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  • 12. Church of Saint Paul

    They picked the perfect spot for a church. As the waters of the river Ill diverge once more in its path through Strasbourg, the church of St. Paul's sits contentedly in the diamond of land called...

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  • 13. The Modern Art Museum

    The Modern Art museum is a large glass building I came across on my walk. The Museum sits beside the River Ill, in Strasbourg’s historical neighborhood. As I am not a lover of modern art, I didn't go...

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  • 14. Musee de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame

    Visit the Musee de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame. This museum dedicated to art of the Strasbourg and upper Rhine region is set in a magnificent group of ancient buildings, the oldest being from the 14th...

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  • 15. The opera house on Place Broglie

    This is an old theater, the Théâtre Municipal, first built in 1821. It was destroyed by bombs in 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War, but was reconstructed two...

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  • 16. Galeries La Fayette - Upmarket Shopping

    We always visit their store in Paris and my wife wanted to visit the Strasbourg store. Merchandise is high quality as expected but the store decoration did not...

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  • 17. Tourist Information Centre

    The day we visited it was the 2nd most popular place in Strasbourg. We visited around midday and I guess everyone who had just left the Cathedral then entered...

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  • 18. View to Central Railway Station

    Wh do much of our Europe travel by ourselves and often use the railway system for day excursions and inter city travel.I always try to book accommodation within...

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  • 19. Concert in the Palais des Fêtes

    The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of Strasbourg plays during opera performances at the opera house, but I also attended a concert of theirs at a somewhat...

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  • 20. In the opera house

    The sales area to the right of the entrance on the ground floor has been recently modernized, but otherwise this theater has been kept in its original 19th...

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  • 21. Stork preservation project

    Friends told us about this and it really is fun. When in Strasbourg, find the large park called the Orangerie. When you enter the park, you will hear a clacking...

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  • 22. The Wine Cellars of Place de l'Hopital

    For wine buffs you can find some of the oldest wines in the world, dating back to the 15th century, in the Wine Cellars of Place de l'Hopital. It is actually a...

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  • 23. Cour du Corbeau

    Tucked away on the less visited side of the river is the Cour du Corbeau, or Crow Yard. It's like stepping back into the 16th century - a quiet courtyard off...

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  • 24. Place Broglie

    The French National Anthem, la Marseillaise, was first played here on the 25th April 1792 upon France declaring war with the Austrian Empire. The anthem was...

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  • 25. Place Republique

    Just across the river from the Grand Ile in the Neustadt district of Strasbourg is the Place Republique - a elegant park surrounded by some of the grandest...

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