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Cathedrale Notre Dame16 viewsThe famous cathedral that is the main stop for most visitors, it is one of the oldest surviving gothic cathedrals. It was built in 1284 but the 142m tall spire was built in 1439. Inside is a very famous astrological clock.
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Neighbours18 viewsThe buildings near the cathedral.
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Astrological Clock14 viewsThis is the famous astrological clock that rings in solar noon at 12:30 everday.
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Cathedral16 viewsThe cathedral has more stained glass then I've ever seen in one place.
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Gothica20 viewsThe pillars and arches of gothic architecture.
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River14 viewsSome buldings on the river. It was dammed to prevent river attacks many years ago.
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Place des Tripiers17 viewsResaurants and wine bars surround a big cask of wine in the plaza of tripe butchers (yum!). Perhaps not far from the Bridge of Crows, where convicted felons were put in iron cages and dunked in the river until they drowned and then left on the bridge for the crows.
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Small Street12 viewsThis looks like a great place to stumble from wine glass to wine glass.
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Ill River18 viewsYou can see one of the old dams that protected the towns in the blurry distance. That artistic effect was not intentional this time, but I like it anyway. Maybe my camera was to ill to focus...
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German Buildings13 viewsThe German influence is strong with this one.
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River Life13 viewsTell me that's not beautiful. Go on, try it.
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Bridges15 viewsAnother bridge and restaurant.
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St Thomas Church12 viewsThis picture I didn't particularly like, but Yann did so here you have it.
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Maison des Tanneurs23 viewsThis is a very famous restaurant where many US Presidents and other dignitaries have eaten.
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Ponts Couverts18 viewsThese towers used to be prisons where unlucky people spent their few last evenings.
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Another Bridge31 viewsI'm a sucker for flowers I suppose.
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Reflecting on Strasbourg19 viewsThe river serenly flows through town.
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Coca-Cola Restaurant18 viewsYann and I had a nice Coke in a glass bottle here.
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Oh, The Irony18 viewsIt was too much for me!
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European Parliament13 viewsThis is where the EU decides the fate of the world. Well, western Europe at any rate.
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