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Terrasse Panoramique du Barrage Vauban

This viewpoint offers a great view over the four towers of the Covered Bridges and the district La Petite France. One can also see the Saint-Thomas church and, naturally, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg.

The fortification was built under the order of Sébastien Le Prestre Marquis de Vauban (1633-1707) as a part of his defense strategy. Sluice gates made it possible to gather the water and route it via the southern fortification of Strasbourg.

Place du Quartier Blanc, Strasbourg

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