"WHICH COUNTRY DO I BELONG TO!" Top 5 Page for this destination Strasbourg by balhannah
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Photo- Notre Dame Cathedral @ Strasbourg
Strasbourg, 2,000 years ago, and it was the Romans who were here!
Originally a Roman camp, it served as a fort to protect their legions from attacks from the rear as they advanced towards the Elbe.
The streets of this small and fortified area built on a marshy island on the River Ill later became the city of Strasbourg.
Strasbourg, has belonged to France and Germany over the years.
Strasbourg became an independent city in 1262 with the fall of the Roman Empire.
1871, Germany - France's next-door neighbour invaded France in the Franco-Prussian War and declared Strasbourg as German.
1918 and WWI, Strasbourg belongs to France again.
WWII, June 1940, Germany took over again.
November 23, 1944, Strasbourg was officially liberated and returned to France.
Strasbourg holds the reputation for being one of the most beautiful cities in all of France.
I AGREE, IT'S A BEAUTIFUL CITY TO SPEND TIME IN!
Strasbourg can be explored by BOAT, by PETIT TRAIN, by PUSH BIKE and walking with an AUDIO GUIDE or without one!*
Let me show you some of the sights of Strasbourg.
We will start from when we leave our Hotel, the Comfort Hotel, which is about 15mins from the city centre by Tram.
We caught the Tram into the Homme de Fer, the main Tram station in the city, and from there we headed into the Place Kleber and on further.
So join me, my virtual friend as we explore Strasbourg.......
We have only scratched the surface of this city, so if you come to see it for yourself, allow at least a couple of days
If your following my 2013 journey through Europe, then we are leaving Strasbourg & France, and are crossing the River Rhine into GERMANY.
Our first town we stop at is BUEHL
- Pros:Beautiful old city
- In a nutshell:Allow a few days, there is lots to see!
Built in 1572 was the Maison des tanneurs, an old Tannery that was also known as "Gerwerstub." It was in 1949, when the... more travel advice
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