Strasbourg Things to Do

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  • 1. Notre-Dame Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Observation platform is situated atop and between two bell towers of Strasbourg Cathedral. You will have to climb three hundred and twenty two steps along spiral staircase to get here. No elevator is...

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  • 2. Petite France

    A small area in Strasbourg of waterways ,canals, covered bridge, locks,towers.pubs etc. There are direction signs to Petite France but there could be more. I had a beer in the pub Academie de la Biere...

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  • 3. Musee de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Museum of L’Oeuvre Notre-Dame is situated in front of southern wall of Strasbourg Cathedral, so you will no miss it. Museum is billeted in two buildings, first one was built in 1347 and second in...

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  • 4. Eglise St Pierre le Jeune - Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Church of Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune is situated in historical center of Strasbourg, at northern part of Grand Island. Modern historians know that its cloister was founder in 1031 and accomplished in 1053....

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  • 5. Église Saint Pierre le Vieux

    This Roman Catholic Church of Saint Pierre Le Vieux or Old Church of Saint Peter is known and documented at this place since 1130. It was one of nine local parish churches in medieval times. In 1529...

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  • 6. Les Ponts Couverts

    Les Ponts Couverts or the covered bridges received their name because during the Middle Ages these bridges connected islands between different distributaries of L’Ill River and canals of Zornmuhle,...

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  • 7. St Thomas' Church - Église Saint-Thomas

    First church o chapel dedicated to Saint Thomas the Apostle was founded at this place in VI century A. D. yet. Adelochus the Bishop of Strasbourg built “new” church and school here in IX century. Alas...

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  • 8. Astronomical Clock - Cathedral

    In southern isle or wing of transept you are going to find so-called astronomical clocks. This clock is very impressive because it is eighteen meters high. Construction of clock started in 1547 when...

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  • 9. Boat Trips

    Boat cruise along L’Ill River around Grand Island should be very attractive. If you take a boat with open deck and without glass roof, then opportunity to take wonderful photos and videos will be...

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  • 10. Walking

    We walked a lot in Strasbourg (by choice) and, at one point, instead of walking along the streets, we took the steps down to the canal level where there are park benches and a pathway. The walk took...

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  • 11. Place Gutenberg

    4 out of 5 stars

    Place Gutenberg or Gutenberg Square is situated in historical part of Strasbourg near Cathedral. Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (1398-1468) was a man of many skills and professions he...

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  • 12. The European Parliament

    4 out of 5 stars

    Strasbourg is the official seat of the European Parliament, which it shares with Brussels. However, it is in Strasbourg that the votes occur during the 12 plenary sessions each year (committee...

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  • 13. Barrage Vauban

    Barrage Vauban or Dam of Vauban was built in 1681-1690 by famous French Military engineer and architect Marshal Sebastien Vauban (1633-1707). As everything during this time, construction was executed...

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  • 14. Place Kleber

    Place Klieber is the largest square in the centre of Strasbourg and is named after General Jean-Bapiste Klieber he was born in Strasbourg in 1753. His remains are in a vault under his statue in the...

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  • 15. Maison Kammerzell

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Maison Kammerzel or House of Commerce was built in 1268. This is the biggest and oldest, although several times reconstructed, half-timbered house in Strasbourg. You will easily find it in the...

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  • 16. Architecture

    The travel guides and maps highlight this house with Egyptian decorations on the exterior as a site worth visiting. It is actually someone’s home on a city street with tall apartments. The façade of...

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  • 17. 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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  • 18. Eglise Saint-Guillaume - St William's Church

    Church of Saint Guillaume or Saint William in English and Sankt Wilhelm in German was found by Henri von Müllenheim because of his wow he made being the Crusader. Church was probably founded in the...

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  • 19. Batorama River Cruise

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 20. River Ill

    Starting in the Jura mountains, the river Ill flows north towards Strasbourg before surging around the city centre, creating an island in its wake. Taking a walk along the river, lined with...

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  • 21. Maison des Tanneurs

    4 out of 5 stars

    Maison Des Tanneurs or House of Tanners was built in 1572. It is typical German, late medieval, so called “Fachwerk” or half-timbered construction and this is most iconic in this part of La Petite...

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  • 22. The Council of Europe

    The Council of Europe has 46 member states, and its purpose is to promote democracy, human rights and European integration. One small part of their work (the only part I know much about, actually,...

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  • 23. Ancienne Douane - Old Customs Building

    L’Ancienne Douane or Old Customs House is situated on the bank of L’Ill River. It was constructed in 1358 and construction itself was financed by the rich members of so-called Guild of Anchor. In fact...

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  • 24. 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 years later, following the original...

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  • 25. Christmas Market

    Beginning in 1570, the opened its christmas markets around its prestigious cathedral. since that time, its reputation in Europe has only increased to its merchant tradition as well as its spirit of...

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