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Strasbourg astronomical clock

Located at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Strasbourg, this clock dates from the 19th century. Its characteristics are a perpetual calendar, a planetary dial and it also shows the real position of the sun and the moon. It is one of the great tourist attractions in the Alsace region of France.
Strasbourg astronomical clock


Notre-Dame Cathedral

This is a Roman Catholic cathedral and is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture. It was once the tallest building in the world and is 142 metres tall. It is open everyday from 7.00 to 11:45 and from 13:40 to 19:00.
Notre-Dame Cathedral


The "Petite France"

Located in the centre of the city, this is a very picturesque district. It is well known for the 16th and 17th century half-timbered houses. It is a beautiful panorama you can't miss.
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The Covered Bridges

Or the Ponts-Couverts are one of the most famous tourist attractions in all of Strasbourg. It consists of towers and footbridges situated at the end of 'Petite France'. Today, only the towers remain from the original 13th century structure. These ancient fortified remains owe their name to the series of roofed, wooden footbridges which existed when they were built.
The Covered Bridges


The Vauban Barrage

Located near the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art at the west part of the "Petite France" district in Strasbourg, this structure dates from the 17th century and was built over the river by the military engineer Vauban.
The Vauban Barrage







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