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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Picturesque 17th century bridge and defensive work. The lower level passage way contains a variety of sculptures from various parts of Strasbourg. The upper level gives you fantastic views of the Ponts Couverts, the four towers and formerly covered bridges of Strasbourg. The stairs to...More

4  Thank insomniac2
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Strasbourg is a nice town, or city as I believe the people living there would say. Even though it's difficult to understand the need of the EU administration's demand to moving their entire workplace from Brussels to Strasbourg regularly at a cost of billions of...More

2  Thank Stefan O
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All reviews petite france covered bridge river crossing ponts couverts lovely view of the city old bridge museum of modern art the upper level vantage point photo opportunity take pictures boat tour notre dame cathedral sunny day light show roof weir
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This famous stronghold against enemies trying to conquer the city by boat offers now a much used visitor terrace

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A part of the old town that you should visit. Also take the time to go upstairs. And dont forget to go back during the evening. Beautifull colored lights!

Thank Carlvanloey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Barrage (dam), built in the 7th century was part of Strasbourg's fortification serving both controlling the water flow and protecting the city. an amazing engineer work.

Thank Helmut B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful mainly during the sunset. If you love photography is a must to go. I spent probably 2 hours walking around discovering, every corner the towers, the fortress, everything is well preserved, so highly recommended

1  Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

There are staircases on both ends of the barrage. Find the spot where the cathedral cal also be seen. This was absolutely the best thing we saw in Strasbourg.

Thank wisniak
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

There u can find a beautiful place and u can take beautuful pics. Compare to othet places of strasbourg here is not very nice.

Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This bridge has a large open area on the third floor with a good view of Petite France and is a good place to take photos. There is nothing other than the good view to see though. I was there at 9am and it was...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is a must see attraction in the city. It was a very peaceful and relaxing area despite its closeness to the centre. Well worth a visit or a photo opportunity.

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A must see to get a beautiful overview of the city! It is free and easy walk up steps. Try seeing the city from that location at different times of the day

Thank TraceM49
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

it is a must visit to get to see the lovely view of the city from the top. you can spot the cathedral and several bridges and walk accross it

1  Thank Salma M
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