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Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit, Strasbourg

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    Cathedral of Notre-Dame The Cathedral of Notre-Dame was built on the foundations of an Early Romanesque church which begun in 1015. It has been declared as one of the dignified achievements of Western Architecture, reflecting a whole range of Romanesque to Late Gothic styles. Tanner's Quarter North-west of St-Thomas is the old Quartier des Tanneurs (Tanners' Quarter), with picturesque half- timbered buildings lining its narrow streets, an area known as "Little France" (Petite France). Chateau des Rohan In Strasbourg, on the cathedral’s south side is the Place du Château, with the Château des Rohan (1728- 1742), which until the French Revolution was the residence of the Cardinal Bishops of the great Rohan family. On the first two floors are the bishop's apartments, with a library, a print room and a chapel. The château also houses the Archeological Museum and the Municipal Art Gallery, with pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch and French masters from the Middle Ages to modern times. In the right-hand wing is the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (ceramics, porcelain). Citadel East of the University in Strasbourg is the old Citadel, built in 1682-1684 as the central element in Vauban's system of fortifications. It is now an attractive park, laid out in 1967. Musee Alsacien In Strasbourg, in a patrician house of 1620, is the Musée Alsacien (folk art, furniture, costumes, domestic equipment, etc.). Not just these, there are several other attractions which you would like to visit on your trip to Strasbourg. These are Hôpital Civil, Maison Kammerzell, Maison de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame, Palais de l'Europe, Palais de la Musique et des Congrès, Place Broglie, Place Kléber, Place du Corbeau, Rue des Grandes-Arcades, and many more.

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