Strasbourg is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Strasbourg one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Strasbourg is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Strasbourg or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Strasbourg. Explore the historical monuments of Strasbourg with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Strasbourg guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Strasbourg page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Strasbourg landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Strasbourg.
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Place de la Cathedrale, 67000 Strasbourg, Franc e
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
One of Europe’s most stunning examples of Gothic Architecture, the cathedral is built on the site of a small roman temple. The Bishop who commissioned it in 1015 had wanted a Romanesque influence, but during the renovations in the 12th Century, Alsace was in the tight grip of Gothic influence. The building truly belongs to the city; after the...
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2 Place du Chateau, 67000 Strasbourg, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Quite possibly the most important building in the city – the palace holds three museums of significance - the Archaeological Museum (basement), the Museum of Decorative Arts (ground floor) and the Museum of Fine Arts (first and second floor). But that’s not how it started off. Finished in 1742, the place has been residen...
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Barrage Vauban, Strasbourg, France
09:00 am - 07:30 pm
Neat to the La Petit France area lies this weir – a structure several stories high, built in the late 17th century to protect the city. The impressive Vauban Dam (Great Lock), can flood the entire southern part of town if needed. A terrace on top of the dam is a wonderful viewpoint, offering a panoramic view of the canals. Many visitors comme...
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3 Rue de la Flock Blue, 67000 Strasbourg, France
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
There are two others churched dedicated to St. Peter in Strasbourg – a Lutheran-Catholic and a Romanesque. This is the Protestant one, which is also the reason it’s called “Young St. Peter’s”. Built on the site of a 7th century Columban Church (the remains of which are stills seen), the church is quite important to Str...
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2 Rue du Vieux Marche aux Poissons, 67000 Strasbourg, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Established in 1920, the museums location lives up to the tumultuous history of the city it documents – this Renaissance building had been a slaughterhouse since the late 14thcentury . Three distinct periods of Strasbourg is covered – as a free city in the Germanic Holy Roman Empire (1262-1681), a Royal city (1681-1789), and the current...
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3 Place du Château, 67000 Strasbourg, France
They house upper-Rhenish art here; that means art produced on the higher lands of Rhine river. Most of the collection is from the early middle ages to 1681 and includes sculptures, glass windows, architectural fragments and building plans of Strasbourg Cathedral, all of which come under four thematically distinct art types. the painted works of sev...
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1 Bis Rue Philippe Dollinger, 67100 Strasbourg, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This particular kind of attraction has been gaining a lot of popularity since the millennium – where kids can get hands on with science and technology. The name of the place itself, which can be translated as The Ship, is symbolic of the child’s journey through science and technology. The place really does try and reach out to as many c...