32 Sights in Strasbourg, France (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Strasbourg, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 32 sights are available in Strasbourg, France.

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1. Grande Île

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The Grande Île is an island that lies at the historic centre of the city of Strasbourg in France. Its name means "Large Island", and derives from the fact that it is surrounded on one side by the main channel of the Ill river and on the other side by the Canal du Faux-Rempart, a canalised arm of that river. The Grande Île was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. At the time, the International Council on Monuments and Sites noted that the Grande Île is "an old quarter that exemplifies medieval cities". Strasbourg was the first city to have its entire city center be listed as a World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Grande Île, Strasbourg (EN)

2. Strasbourg

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Strasbourg-Ville station is the main railway station in the city of Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France. It is the eastern terminus of the Paris-Est–Strasbourg-Ville railway. The current core building, an example of historicist architecture of the Wilhelminian period, replaced a previous station inaugurated in 1852, later turned into a covered market and ultimately demolished. With over 20 million passengers in 2018, Strasbourg-Ville is one of the busiest railway stations in France, second only to Lyon-Part-Dieu outside of the Île-de-France.

Wikipedia: Strasbourg-Ville station (EN)

3. TJP Centre Dramatique National d'Alsace

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TJP Centre Dramatique National d'Alsace inconnu / marque déposée

The TJP National Dramatic Center of Strasbourg Grand Est is a French theater of associative status created in 1974 in the city of Strasbourg by the actor and director André Pomarat, from the first promotion of the Higher School of Dramatic Art Strasbourg. In 1990, the establishment obtained the National Dramatic Center label (CDN). Following André Pomarat, he was led by puppeteers Grégoire Callies from 1997 to 2012 and Renaud Herbin from 2012 to 2022. The dancer and choreographer of Japanese origin Kaori Ito takes the direction from January 1, 2023. The TJP is currently located on two sites in the city center, the small stage in the Petite France district and the large stage in the Kruntenau district. Its programming is distinguished by its address to all generations, with shows accessible from early childhood but also a program intended for an exclusively adult audience, and by multidisciplinary artistic forms around the puppet arts, the theater of objects, Shadow theater, dance, circus and visual arts. Since 1977, the CDN has organized the Les Giboulée festival which takes place in March in many rooms in the territory of the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg and presents dozens of proposals exploring these theatrical genres.

Wikipedia: TJP (théâtre) (FR), Website

4. Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain

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Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain inconnu / Image non libre

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Strasbourg (MAMCS) was inaugurated by Catherine Trautmann, then Minister of Culture and former Mayor of Strasbourg, in December 1998. It was built by the architect Adrien Fainsilber on the left bank of the Ill, opposite the headquarters of the European collectivity of Alsace and near the Vauban dam and the picturesque district of Petite France. The northern part of Place Jean-Arp, on which the museum opens, is also home to the National Institute of Public Service, located in the former Commandery of Saint-Jean.

Wikipedia: Musée d'art moderne et contemporain (Strasbourg) (FR), Website

5. Musée de Sismologie et de Magnétisme Terrestre

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The Museum of Seismology and Terrestrial Magnetism is a museum in Strasbourg, located within the historic campus opposite the botanical garden of the University of Strasbourg. It is part of the School and Observatory of Earth Sciences (EOST), which is part of the University of Strasbourg. The museum presents an important collection of instruments for measuring seismology and recording the Earth's magnetic field as well as their evolution over the years. They are on display in the former seismological station in Strasbourg.

Wikipedia: Musée de sismologie et de magnétisme terrestre (FR), Website

6. Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame

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Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame

The Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame is the city of Strasbourg's museum for Upper Rhenish fine arts and decorative arts, dating from the early Middle Ages until 1681. The museum is famous for its collection of original sculptures, glass windows, architectural fragments, as well as the building plans of Strasbourg Cathedral. It has a considerable collection of works by Peter Hemmel von Andlau, Niclas Gerhaert van Leyden, Nikolaus Hagenauer, Ivo Strigel, Konrad Witz, Hans Baldung and Sebastian Stoskopff.

Wikipedia: Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame (EN)

7. Cloitre Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune

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The Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church is one of the most important church buildings of the city of Strasbourg, France, from the art historical and architectural viewpoints. It got its name, "Young St. Peter's", because of the existence of three other St. Peter's churches in the same city: Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, divided into a Catholic and a Lutheran church, and Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune catholique, a massive neo-Romanesque domed church from the late 19th century.

Wikipedia: Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church (EN)

8. Église Saint-Guillaume

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Saint William's Church is a Gothic church presently of the Lutheran Protestant Church of Augsburg Confession of Alsace and Lorraine located in Strasbourg, France. Slightly set back from the intersection of the wharfs of the shipbuilders and the fishermen, the church is striking for its picturesque location on the bank of the Ill river, the lopsided character of its exterior, and its sumptuous interior combining the Gothic and Baroque styles.

Wikipedia: St William's Church, Strasbourg (EN)

9. Pont Saint-Nicolas

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The Pont Saint-Thomas is a metal arched bridge that crosses the Ill in the Finkwiller district of Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin). This cast-iron structure was built in 1841 by the brothers of Dietrich of Reichshoffen, under the direction of Nicolas Cadiat, according to the plans of the engineer Antoine-Rémy Polonceau, designer of the Carrousel bridge in Paris in the 1830s. It is one of the oldest preserved cast iron bridges in France.

Wikipedia: Pont Saint-Thomas (FR)

10. Musée Alsacien

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The Musée alsacien is a museum in Strasbourg in the Bas-Rhin department of France. It opened on 11 May 1907, and is dedicated to all aspects of daily life in pre-industrial and early industrial Alsace. It contains over 5000 exhibits and is notable for the reconstruction of the interiors of several traditional houses. It also features a rich collection of artifacts documenting the everyday life of Alsatian Jews.

Wikipedia: Musée alsacien (Strasbourg) (EN), Website

11. Büchmesser

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The Büchmesser, "belly measurer", is a sandstone column dating from 1567 located at the corner of 11 rue Mercière and the square in front of Notre-Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral, on which rests the corbelling of the former Cerf pharmacy, the oldest parts of which date back to the fifteenth century. The Büchmesser has been listed as a historical monument since 1936.

Wikipedia: Büchmesser (FR)

12. Bugatti

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Bugatti

Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was an Italian-French automobile designer and manufacturer. He is remembered as the founder and proprietor of the automobile manufacturing company Automobiles E. Bugatti, which he founded in 1909 in the then German town of Molsheim in the Alsace region of what is now France. Bugatti died in Paris, and is buried in Dorlisheim, France.

Wikipedia: Ettore Bugatti (EN)

13. Borne du Serment de Koufra

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Borne du Serment de Koufra

The Capture of Kufra was part of the Allied Western Desert Campaign during the Second World War. Kufra is a group of oases in the Kufra District of south-eastern Cyrenaica in the Libyan Desert. In 1940, it was part of the colony of Italian Libya Libia Italiana, which was part of Africa Settentrionale Italiana (ASI), which had been established in 1934.

Wikipedia: Capture of Kufra (EN)

14. Stèle commémorative Cité-jardin Ungemach

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The Ungemach garden city is a garden city created in the early 1920s and located in the Wacken district, north of Strasbourg. A few decades later, over the years, buildings linked to the European institutions, including the European Parliament, were built on the edge of this group of 140 pink or straw pavilions, surrounded by gardens.

Wikipedia: Cité-jardin Ungemach (FR)

15. Église catholique Sainte-Madeleine

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Église catholique Sainte-MadeleineRobert Cutts from Bristol, England, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Sainte-Madeleine Church is a Catholic church in Strasbourg, France, which was built in Gothic style in the late 15th century, but largely rebuilt in a style close to Jugendstil after a devastating fire in 1904. Destroyed again during World War II, the church was re-constructed in its modern form.

Wikipedia: Sainte-Madeleine, Strasbourg (EN)

16. Jardin Botanique

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The Jardin Botanique de l'Université de Strasbourg, also known as the Jardin botanique de Strasbourg and the Jardin botanique de l'Université Louis Pasteur, is a botanical garden and arboretum located at 28 rue Goethe, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. It is open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique de l'Université de Strasbourg (EN)

17. Opéra du Rhin

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The Strasbourg Opera House, located on Place Broglie on the Grande Île in the city center of Strasbourg, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin, is the main seat and mother house of the opera company Opéra national du Rhin. It has been classified as a Monument historique since 1921.

Wikipedia: Strasbourg Opera House (EN)

18. Hôtel de la Préfecture

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Hôtel de la PréfectureAlexandre Prévot from Nancy, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Hôtel de Klinglin, currently known as the Hôtel du Préfet, is a historic building located near Place Broglie on the Grande Île in the city center of Strasbourg, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin. It has been classified as a Monument historique since 1970.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Klinglin (EN)

19. Musée Historique

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Musée Historique Szeder László / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Musée historique is a museum in Strasbourg in the Bas-Rhin department of France. It is located in the Renaissance building of the former slaughterhouse and is dedicated to the tumultuous history of the city from the early Middle Ages until the contemporary period.

Wikipedia: Musée historique de Strasbourg (EN), Website

20. Église protestante Sainte-Aurélie

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The Church of Saint Aurelia, situated in the west of Strasbourg near the railway station, is one of the Strasbourg churches with the longest history. A Lutheran church since the Reformation, the church is of particular historical and architectural interest.

Wikipedia: Saint Aurelia's Church, Strasbourg (EN)

21. Faculté de Droit

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Faculté de Droit Université de Strasbourg / marque déposée

The Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management of Strasbourg is the Faculty of Law of the University of Strasbourg, which was part of the Robert-Schuman University before the merger of the Strasbourg universities. It is located on the central campus.

Wikipedia: Faculté de droit, sciences politiques et gestion de Strasbourg (FR)

22. La Maison Kammerzell

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La Maison Kammerzell

The Kammerzell House is one of the most famous buildings of Strasbourg, France, and one of the most ornate and well-preserved medieval civil housing buildings in late Gothic architecture in the areas formerly belonging to the Holy Roman Empire.

Wikipedia: Kammerzell House (EN)

23. Saint-Nicolas' Church

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Saint Nicholas Church, Strasbourg is a small Gothic church in Strasbourg, France. Jean Calvin led services and preached at this church in 1538. Albert Schweitzer was the pastor of the church from 1900 to 1913 and used to play the organ there.

Wikipedia: Saint Nicholas Church, Strasbourg (EN)

24. Union des Églises protestantes d'Alsace et de Lorraine

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Union des Églises protestantes d'Alsace et de Lorraine

The Union of Protestant Churches of Alsace and Lorraine was created in 2006 by bringing together the Protestant Church of Augsburg Confession of Alsace and Lorraine (EPCAAL) and the Protestant Reformed Church of Alsace and Lorraine (EPRAL).

Wikipedia: Union of Protestant Churches of Alsace and Lorraine (EN)

25. Musée archéologique

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The Musée archéologique of Strasbourg, France is the largest of the numerous Alsacian museums displaying regional archeological findings from Prehistory to the Merovingian dynasty. It is located in the basement of the Palais Rohan.

Wikipedia: Musée archéologique (Strasbourg) (EN), Website

26. Lycée International des Pontonniers

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The Lycée International des Pontonniers (French: Lycée international des Pontonniers is a French high school in Strasbourg, in the Bas-Rhin department of France. It is situated in the city's center, near the Strasbourg Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Pontonniers International High School (EN)

27. Église Saint-Maurice

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Église Saint-Maurice

St Maurice's Church is a Roman Catholic church building located on Place Arnold in the Neustadt district of Strasbourg, France. It was built during the Annexation of Alsace-Lorraine into the German Empire in the late 19th century.

Wikipedia: St Maurice's Church, Strasbourg (EN)

28. Église catholique Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune

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Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Catholic Church is a late 19th-century Catholic church dedicated to Saint Peter in Strasbourg, France. It is not to be confused with the medieval Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Protestant Church in the same city.

Wikipedia: Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune Catholic Church (EN)

29. Synagogue de la Paix

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The Great Synagogue of Peace is a Jewish consistorial religious and cultural building that also houses a community center, headquarters of the Jewish community of Strasbourg, and the Chief Rabbinate of the Bas-Rhin.

Wikipedia: Grande synagogue de la Paix (Strasbourg 1958) (FR)

30. Musée Tomi Ungerer Centre International de l'Illustration

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The Tomi-Ungerer Museum – International Illustration Centre, located in Strasbourg, is a large collection of drawings, archives, toys and magazines given to his hometown by French artist Tomi Ungerer (1931-2019).

Wikipedia: Musée Tomi Ungerer (FR), Website

31. Musée des arts décoratifs

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Musée des arts décoratifs Cette infographie a été créée avec Hugin. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg is a museum dedicated to the decorative arts, located on the ground floor of the former residence of the prince-bishops of the Alsatian metropolis, the Palais Rohan.

Wikipedia: Musée des arts décoratifs de Strasbourg (FR), Website

32. Parc Contades

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The Parc du Contades is a public park in the city of Strasbourg. Located in the Neustadt, it was created in 1764 by Marshal Louis Georges Erasmus de Contades on the site of a former firing range ("Schiessrain").

Wikipedia: Parc du Contades (Strasbourg) (FR)

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