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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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Strasbourg History

The Strasbourg Cathedral, one of the city’s current landmarks, was completed in the 15th century (as far as historians know, the cathedral was the tallest building in the world at the time). The Middle Ages were quite eventful for Strasbough. The city was afflicted with the Dancing Plague, the University was established in the 16th century, and the first newspaper in the world was published at the beginning of the 17th century. During the French Revolution, Strasbourg lost its free city status, and in the 19th century it was heavily bombed in the Franco-Prussian War. During World War II, Strasbourg fell under Nazi control, and suffered... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

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 »

 
 

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