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Strasbourg Attractions

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by James Rawa (subscribe)
James is a charming person, and his heart's desire is travelling around the world.
Published October 26th 2017
Strasbourg is the biggest city in Alsace and a number of European institutions are officially located in Strasbourg, for example, the European Parliament with its staff.
Strasbourg, France, Photo by James Rawa

The city is full of tourists and all restaurants and hotels are fully booked during holiday seasons. The Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights are located in Strasbourg.

La Grande Īle de Strasbourg, is the first city in France, to be classified as world heritage by UNESCO, and the biggest historic cathedral is found in this city and other historical buildings.

Strasbourg, France, Photo by James Rawa

Students, tourists and businessmen meet each other on their way in Strasbourg Historical Centre, in restaurants, shops, cafes, in souvenirs stalls and in old streets.

Strasbourg is a historical destination. A city, with its many institutions and historic towns.

Strasbourg, France, Photo by James Rawa

In the Northern part of the city lies the German quarter with impressive and pompous buildings from German period 1871 to 1914. The district houses many public institutions, but also vibrant cultural life such as National Theatre.

Strasbourg, France, Photo by James Rawa

East of Strasbourg - on the other side of the river from Strasbourg tourist centre - lies Krutenau district. In Krutenau district, there are small streets filled with cafes, green traders and galleries. The University and the Academy of Fine Arts are the guarantors of an everlasting pulsating youth life. Also, Kronenbourg brewery is known as France's biggest brewery.

Strasbourg, France, Photo by James Rawa
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Why? A city with many historical streets.
When: Every day
Phone: 33 3 88 52 28 28
Where: Strasbourg, France
Cost: Free
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