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Maison Pfister

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11 rue des Marchands, 68000, Colmar, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to say which building is the prettiest in Colmar, in particular along Rue de Marchands which has several contenders. While not the oldest, being built 'only' in 1537, it certainly has unique features like a balcony and frescoes adorning the facade. Just next...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am sure you will tumble on this pretty house as you walk the streets of Colmar, the Pfister House was built in 1537 for Ludwig Scherer, a hatter from Besançon. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that it features typical elements of the Middle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank majeo
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Between various colorful Alsacienne houses and buildings, this one stands out. Totally different architecture, you bump into this creation while walking the streets of Colmar.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brisingr21
Reviewed 6 December 2018

as we visited in September 2018 there were no geraniums flower boxes on the balcony of this building..( on postcards this building with flowers looks so pretty ), it was a little difficult to find, but ask the locals, they are very friendly and will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erfurt
Reviewed 12 November 2018

this famous historic building in the city center was built in 1537 and is named after the family who lived there in the 19th century

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marvinge
Reviewed 23 October 2018

..........this one stands out. First, it's a different architectural style. Certainly not traditional Alsacienne, more Italianate, to my untrained and no doubt ignorant eye. 450 years old, pretty much, and in wonderful condition with frescoes and carvings to marvel at. So far as I know,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

The Pfister house is a historical monument and the most famous house in Colmar. Built in 1537 as it stands today, same for the additional frescoes added in 1577. Built from the sandstone and wood, it's distinguished by a two-story corner painting and it's turret....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1trekky
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Pretty building in old town of colmar. Nice place for pictures, but nothing very special compared to other buildings in the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marius P
Reviewed 6 September 2018

So I know its not Verona, but I could just see a young Juliet leaning over the balcony. This is a great example of a Renaissance building. Not a place to hunt for, but if you are strolling through this beautiful town you will fall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 4 September 2018

worth the stop, it's just a beautiful piece of architecture. The way it is preserved and maintained is really nice. We did not manage to get in but from outside is worth the detour.

Date of experience: April 2018
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