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Strasbourg,France

 
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added on 5th of February, 2015

Strasbourg is one of the most prosperous cities in France. It's a beautiful city, diverse culture with stunning city center.

It is renowned for having both French and German influence, since it is close to the German border and you can see both architecture. The Cathedral, which is situated in the city center, is one of the finest example of gothic architecture in Europe. City offers you a lot, it has charming houses of different style and vibrant life.

Since it is the seat of several European institutions,like the Council of Europe, the city is quite expensive because of it's political status and high standard of living. Nevertheless, it is an upright destination, making the city a popular tourist destination.

 

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While there is some archaeological evidence that present-day Strasbourg has been inhabited since the stone-age, the first settlement has been founded by a Celtic tribe, who named their village Argentorate. During the Roman occupation of Gaul, Argentorate became Argentoratum, a city in the Roman province of Germania Superior. The city’s historical centre, Grande Ile, dates back to approximately 12 BC. The first church in Strasbourg was built around the 4th century AD, when the town became the seat of the Bishopric of Strasbourg. At this time, the Alemanni, a Germanic tribe, attacked Strasbourg and started t become an increasing menace... Read more »

 
 
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Kurzen Besuch in Stra├čburg - Jul 10, 2009, by mary
Über Straßburg Straßburg liegt im Nordosten Frankreichs direkt neben Deutschland und ist seit 1949 Sitz der Europarates und damit der älteste Rat Europas. Auf der französischen Seite Straßburgs hat man eine... Read more »

Things to know about Strasbourg - Apr 30, 2009, by Wazling
It's a lovely city with it's own charme. Showing you an intersting inner city with it's old buildings it's an attraction itself. Besides that you can do alot of shopping, during that the man can enjoy a coffe at one of the restaurants. You... Read more »

 
 

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