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Nice view on the city !

Part of the defence system built by Vauban in the 17th Century ! from the terrasse you have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anthony D
Brasschaat, Belgium
Imposing towers

Built in the 13th century as fortification against military threat from the west, the Pont Couverts... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the defence system built by Vauban in the 17th Century ! from the terrasse you have a unique view on the city ! it is close to the socalled "Petite France" quarter and in my opinion worth going !

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Built in the 13th century as fortification against military threat from the west, the Pont Couverts refers to the bridges which were covered by wooden roof but have since been taken down. The whole structure comprises four towers and three bridges. The towers look imposing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 December 2018

Set of bridges located at the edge of Petit France. You can cross them and have a nice view over Petit France. One of them is also an indoor pathway with some funny looking statues. At night they are also nicely lit up.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karimmaarouf
Reviewed 20 December 2018

We got different views of the bridge as we walked around the area and also took a boat tour so also got to see it from the water which was nice. Definitely worth a wander around, especially at night in December when everything is lit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tinylass
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Before the construction of the Barrage Vauban, the Ponts Couverts were Strasbourg’s main defensive structures on River III. The name comes from the wooden roofs that were built over the bridges to protect soldiers in times of war. The Ponts Couverts are a spectacular way to cross...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 9 December 2018

what once was a defensive site, defines now the border of the petit france area. Clore by you can take one of the boats cruising along the river

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank antomik2014
Reviewed 7 December 2018

You are at one end of the city, and have a beautiful view of the town Go down the inside of the old medieval bridge And then go to the top and on the roof You see the river branches and canals, the cathedral in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Menetou
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

It’s quite and beautiful place you can see the old design of buildings which is similar to Germany buildings and tests delicious foods.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank azoz7656
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This set of three rivers over the canals of river Ill were built in the 13 century. You see the four towers from everywhere walking in the Petite France quarter. In summer an audiovisual display is shown on the bridge and nicely reflected on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect city to visit in the summer. Especially with kids. Lots of parks. Perfect tram and easy to walk around main attractions

Date of experience: August 2018
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